Monday, 6 March 2017

ACJ Hosts Fisayo Soyombo, Others At ICJC 2017

The Association of Campus Journalists, Obafemi Awolowo University, held her annual International Campus Journalism Conference on Saturday, 4th March 2016.

The event had in attendance, several schools several other students from other schools and other distinguished personalities. Delivering his Keynote address on the theme of the event, the award winning journalist, Mr Fisayo Soyombo, enlightened the audience on the latest developments in the world of journalism and why journalists needed to keep up as they would always be needed in the society.

Mr Dapo Oladipo, publisher of the Eagle Online, whilst commenting on the topic, also encouraged the students to be careful with the things they did with the social media, stating that there were a number of opportunities untapped by young journalists from the new media. He also spoke on the need to get facts right before any publication as news stories often went a long way.

The programme also featured a presentation from Mr Ogunjobi, a representative of the African Students for Liberty and he spoke on the need for Students to engage in volunteerism.

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