Media Review

2015 Media Review

Jonathan vs Buhari between Change and Continuity

March/April 2015

Two weeks before the Presidential elections, the media was reminded of its crucial role in mediating conflict by showing needed sensitivity to potentially divisive issues. At a conflict sensitive communication and reporting workshop held in Port Harcourt themed, Towards A More Secure Nigeria, held at Aldgate Congress Resort, five of the 19-point communiqué issued March 12 spoke to these concerns. The workshop, organized by Diamond Awards for Media Excellence (DAME) in partnership with the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) and the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programmer (NSRP), attracted 21 journalists across print and broadcast organizations and 18 spokespersons of security institutions. It was the fourth in the series of such workshops designed to deepen the capacity of ….Read More