INTRODUCTION In the earlier segments of this series, we have examined the following topics: The Meaning of Journalism What is a News Story? Hard News and Soft News (Similarities and […]» Read more
INTRODUCTION In the first two segments of this series, we dealt with the topics, “The Meaning of Journalism” and “What is a News Story?” Do read those segments before continuing […]» Read more
INTRODUCTION In the first segment of this series, we briefly examined the most important criteria for determining news worthiness and tips for news gathering. In the second segment, we began […]» Read more
INTRODUCTION This is the second in our series on the Basics of News Reporting and Writing. Before proceeding with this segment, it is advisable that you go through the first […]» Read more
INTRODUCTION This training series examines the basics or fundamentals of news reporting and writing. News is at the heart of journalism. It is the most important product provided by the […]» Read more
This post presents a summary of a short virtual course on how to gain and expand one’s global attention by reporting consistently via the social media. It was offered free to students of Mass Communication, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, by social media specialist, Ms. Kamara Daughtry.
We are grateful to Ms. Daughtry for taking the time to teach and challenge our students to start their journalism careers even while in school by being active in making the most of news opportunities and building rich portfolios via their social media accounts.» Read more