Journalism of truth telling: AP’s leading role

In his debut as Mitt Romney’s running mate, Paul Ryan promised “America’s comeback team” won’t duck tough budget issues, although the man standing next to him has kept his head low so far. Romney vowed the duo would “preserve” Medicare, an eye-popping claim considering Ryan wants to transform the program…

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Nigerian Journalists’ Leadership Challenge

Pius Ede, out-going Vice-President of Zone ‘F’ of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), comprising of Rivers, Cross-River, Akwa-Ibom, Delta Bayelsa and Edo states, has history beckoning on his hands. The tall, elegant, amiable Ede would have the opportunity to conduct, free, fair, credible. Going by the history of the…

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Media and Arab Spring: Views from Dublin

With all the hype about the social media and its role in stimulating political change in the Arab world, scholars and journalists from around the world who gathered in Dublin at a conference on Media and Arab Spring agreed that there was more to the uprising than just social media.…

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