Monthly Archives: January 2014

Security Officials Assault Newspaper Correspondent

On January 24, 2014, in the premises of S.S Peter and Paul Major Seminary, Bodija in Ibadan, south western Nigeria, officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) assaulted Mr. Adebayo Waheed, the Oyo State correspondent of “Leadership” newspaper. Waheed had gone to cover the installation of the …

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Gunmen Shoot News Agency Photojournalist

On January 13, 2014, at about 10.30PM local time, Mr. Callistus Ewelike, a photojournalist with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), was shot in front of his house at Nyanya area of Abuja. He had just returned from covering the commissioning of a power project by President Goodluck Jonathan in …

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Deutsche Welle International Media Studies Master’s Program Calls for Applications

Deutsche Welle (DW) International Media Studies Master’s Program has announced a call for applications to its 2014/2015 winter semester course. The Master’s Program is a four-semester, full-time program with a bilingual curriculum that’s  combines the disciplines media and development, journalism, communications and media management. This is a joint project together …

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World Press Institute Announces Fellowship for Journalists

Applications for the 2014 World Press Institute (WPI) Fellowship Program for journalists are now open. The 2014 fellowship will begin in mid-August, 2014 and end in mid-October, 2014. The WPI fellowship is offered to 10 journalists from countries around the world. It provides immersion into the governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics …

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