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Ghanaian Investigative Journalist Who Worked With Anas Shot Dead

An undercover investigative journalist who worked with masked reporter, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, in exposing corruption in Ghana’s football federation has been shot dead. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was an investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body FIFA as corrupt. He was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike as he […]

Irony! The World Marks Day To End Impunity Of Crimes Against Journalists In A Society ‘Designed’ To Dislike The Press

The title of this article summarizes the irony reflected by the event. The United Nations (UN) set aside November 2, every year as a day dedicated to raising awareness on the need to end impunity of crimes against journalists. But when you look at cases of brutality and harassment against journalists, including hate speech capable […]

Who Is The First Female Professor of Mass Communication In Nigeria – Prof. Okunna or Prof. Odejide?

You might be wondering whether the writer of this piece knows anything about the communication education terrain in Nigeria, after all, the first female professor in the country is widely known. Sure, the first name that comes to mind is Professor Chinyere Stella Okunna. You might need to take a quick look at this piece […]

Three Perspectives of International Communications Study

International communication consists of exchange of ideas and information dissemination across national frontiers. Media products are targeted at receivers in different economic, social and political environment in other nations different from that of the message sender. Often times, the message is packaged for a global audience but it could be specifically targeted at people in […]

Cartoons That ‘Humiliate’ Government Officials In Rwanda Now A Crime

Cartoonists in Rwanda who are found to humiliate government officials through their drawings will now go to jail. A new law in that country says drawing cartoons or producing writing that “humiliates” a government official is now a criminal offense, reports news24. Journalists say the law that took effect on Thursday will greatly affect work […]

Why Does Journalism Have A Gender Problem?

Journalism is one of the professions with obvious gender imbalance. The profession has more men than women though in journalism and communication education schools you have more female enrollment. What are the basic reasons why more men end up practicing the journalism profession while women who graduated from journalism schools foray into other professions? Some […]

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