West Africe Democracy Radio - Promoting DialogueListen Live
May 25, 2013
WADR on TwitterFollow us
Search in Archive
News in 'Media' section
It's now the multi media era considered the digital revolution, which is greatly changing the Journalism profession and the media landscape, something a West Africa Democracy Radio (WADR) Producer, Elisabeth-Laure Njipwo says is threatening the mainstream or traditional media.
A Sierra Leonean journalist has been reportedly stabbed to death by unknown assailants in Grafton Community, in the outskirt of the capital, Freetown.
It seems that the Ghanaian government has had enough of pornography pervading the local media.
Gambia’s former information minister Amadou Scattred Janneh has reportedly gone missing after his arrest early this week, but the police have denied this.
Lightning during a rainstorm has Damaged Five Community Radio Stations in Liberia.
The free speech advocacy group, Article 19 says the fight against corruption and bad governance in Nigeria will be boosted by President Goodluck Jonathan’s approval of the long awaited Freedom of Information Act.
The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for signing into law, the Freedom of Information Bill.
The bill was first presented to the House of Representatives in 1999. It was passed in August 2004 but the President, Olusegun Obasanjo in March 2007 declined to sign it into law.
A book authored by the Head of the English Desk at the West Africa Democracy Radio has been launched in the Liberian capital Monrovia.
The Broadcasting Organizations of Nigeria (BON), which is a voluntary umbrella body of broadcast stations in the country on Thursday, warned its members to do everything possible to migrate from analogue to digital transmission before the middle of next year, in line with the directive by the Federal Government.
A top female media professional in Nigeria has called on female journalists in the country to stand up for their rights and insist on equal and non-preferential treatment in the workplace.