House of Reps Passes Digital Rights Bill

House of Reps Passes Digital Rights Bill

Nigeria’s House of Representatives on December 19, 2017 passed the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill (HB. 490). The piece of legislation is proposed for “an act to provide for the Protection of Human Rights Online, To Protect Internet Users in Nigeria From Infringement of their Fundamental Freedoms and to Guarantee Application of Human Rights for users of Digital platform and/or Digital Media and for Related Matters.”

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Call for Applications: Agriculture Workshop

Call for Applications: Agriculture Workshop

The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) is initiating Nigeria’s first Agricultural Journalism Training programme for media practitioners.  The 3-day Masterclass will equip journalists and agricultural communication specialists with the right tools and knowledge they need to put the issues of the sector in perspective as the nation looks to alternative sources of income beyond oil and gas. Read More

Call for Applications: Fact Checking and Data Journalism Workshop

Call for Applications: Fact Checking and Data Journalism Workshop

As fake news proliferates within the media industry it has become critical that journalists arm themselves with the core skills of information verification. In addition, new media practices have seen the rise of data driven journalism to guide reporting and research. The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism is calling for application for its workshop. The two day session will involve discussions and training on verification techniques and dealing with data.

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