Monthly Archives: November 2014

AMI Holds Social Media Awards Africa


The African Media Initiative (AMI) in partnership with Development Diaries Ltd/GTE will host the first Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA). According to the organisers, the awards is a premier continental initiative established to recognize and celebrate excellence, creativity and impact of social media. The planning team for the SMAA has formally announced the …

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CIMA Releases Report on Audience Measurements


The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) has launched a report titled “Measuring the Audience: Why It Matters to Independent Media and How It Can Contribute to Media Development “. The report which examines the issues associated with measuring audiences for media development was written by Michelle J. Foster, a …

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Paris Hosts CIBAR Annual Conference


The Conference of International Broadcasters’ Audience Research Services (CIBAR) holds its annual conference in Paris, France, from November 2 to 5, 2014. This will take place at the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris and will be hosted by France Médias Monde (FMM), formerly Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France which is the …

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Detained AIT Journalist Discharged by Courts

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A chief magistrate court in Abuja has dismissed the case against an African Independent Television (AIT) reporter, Mr. Amaechi Anakwe, on charges of character defamation brought by, controversial Police Commissioner, Joseph Mbu.  Anakwe was arrested and detained for referring to the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police, Mr. Joseph Mbu …

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