EZEKWESILI, OJO, TEN JOURNALISTS TO BE HONOURED ON WORLD ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY

A former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Executive Director of the Media Rights Agenda, Edetaen Ojo, as well as ten distinguished journalists have been shortlisted for the 12th edition of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting scheduled to hold on the World Anti-Corruption day, Saturday, 9 December 2017, at the NECA House, Alausa, Lagos, by…

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Nigerian multimedia collaboration shows the impact of ‘Shifting Sands’

When Nigerian journalists Bukola Adebayo andTina Armstrong started reporting on coastal communities living in Lagos, Nigeria, they wanted to focus on the socioeconomic issues affecting the population’s quality of life, with the hope of bringing attention to the plight of these sometimes marginalized communities. They soon discovered that sand mining and dredging activities were a huge problem, threatening…

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Challenges and opportunities in data journalism

In June, Canada’s Globe and Mail won “Investigation of the Year” honors for a series on why Canadian police dismiss so many sexual-assault cases as “unfounded.” Judges for the2017 Data Journalism Awards praised the “deep data analysis” that exposed faults in the national system. Further praise came swiftly and from high places. In a news report, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…

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