Media Review

2006 Media Review

The Media and Academia Honour Uyo August 2006The state of journalistic writing in Nigeria came under focus on August 2, 2006 in Lagos, when Diamond Publications Limited, publishers of Media Review, presented to the public, ‘Rite It Right: Analysis of Writing Errors in Nigerian Media .....Read More BANKS and their New LOOK July 2006The recently concluded consolidation exercise in the banking sector by the apex bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has expectedly led to the need to consolidate the names and logos of allied parties. As the mergers were being effected, re-branding and re-packaging became imperative.....Read More How...

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2005 Media Review

Honour for Jose @ 80 December 2005There is a lot that our colleagues of the pen can learn from the life of Alhaji Babatunde Jose, OFR, distinguished journalist and astute media manager, who clocked 80 December 13. Although he retired from journalism 29 years ago, when most of our leading editors today were just entering secondary .....Read More 14TH DAME An historic Outing November 2005The 14th presentation of the Diamond Awards for Media Excellence (DAME) was celebrated in a spectacular style. It was the first time in 14 years that the ceremony would hold outside Lagos. For Abeokuta, which hosted...

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2004 Media Review

At last, recognition for the media December 2004The 2004 national honours list, released to the public October 14, is one full of surprises. The list or rather the names on the list, no doubt, is a conversation starter any day. And the conversations have started already. But not withstanding the various debates the names are generating, December 16 will see 194 deserving Nigerians and foreign nationals queue up to receive their awards and medals from President Olusegun Obasanjo. .....Read More 13th DAME November 2004It was excitement, fun, excellence and innovation throughout the three and half-hours the ceremony lasted. Venue was...

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2003 Media Review

A Profitable and Peaceful Year December 2003Quite a lot happened in the advertising industry in 2003. These events were positive as they were geared towards making the industry more vibrant to face new challenges. For the Association of Advertising Practitioners of Nigeria, (AAPN), there was a change of executive baton when a new council headed by Mr. Kola Ayanwale succeeded the Mrs Bola Thomas led council after an annual general meeting in Ijebu-Ode, April 24-26.....Read More Keeping faith with excellence November 2003The 12th Presentation of the Diamond Awards for Media Excellence lived up to its billing. It was exciting, engaging...

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1992 Media Review

The Savagery On Alifa Daniel November - December 1992Whichever way you asked the question, you get similar answers. What kind of person is Alifa Daniel? Oh, he is an okay fellow, straight, easy going. And what kind of a journalist is he? Again, the answer is positive: He is a very good journalist; married to his job, not compromising. But someone wants Alifa Daniel blind. Someone has unleashed savagery on National Concord's chief correspondent in newly created Kogi State. Alifa, 25, at about 8pm on October 8, had hitched a ride from a yet-to-be identified person from his residence to...

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1991 Media Review

MAN SHALL NOT LIVE BY COMMITMENT ALONE December 1991It is no more news that journalists complain of poor rewards for the amount of work and risk that their jobs entail. However, the very essence of journalism makes it out as a job that requires commitment. The journalist is at work 24 hours daily. Even when he is not on the beat or at the office he is required to be on top of the news. That means being constantly watchful, always seeking new developments, issues or ideas that have a bearing to his job as society's watchdog. It is simply...

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Media Review

History Established on March 19, 1991, Media Review is the unique Nigerian publication that focuses on the importance and place of the media of public communications in the lives of Nigerians. It operates from the premise that the media being powerful organs of information and socialisation occupy a privileged position of trust that what is served to the public should be in the public interest. But because of human frailties, it appreciates they may not always deliver on what is expected of them. Media Review, therefore, holds that the media as keepers of public conscience and morality need a regular...

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