Carcass of traditional media would soon be buried-Steve Ayorinde

Dayo Emmanuel

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Recently, The Journalism Clinic (TJC), and telecoms giant, Airtel Nigeria, collaborated to train 100 journalists across four Nigerian cities in four weeks of in-depth training. In this interview, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, who was a guest at the event, gave insight into the ongoing transition in the Nigerian media. Ayorinde, a former editor at
The Punch newspaper, a multiple award-winning journalist, and CEO of Relentless Media, told DAYO EMMANUEL, a participant at the Lagos centre, that digital journalism is the ultimate future of the media.

I observed that just about three participants from the traditional media turned up for the Airtel Change Your Story training at the Lagos centre. Naturally, one would have expected more participants from the traditional media. What do you think is the future of the traditional media in the face of encroaching new media?
Going by the dynamics and the change we are experiencing, what…

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