International Press Centre trains journalists on poverty reporting

Dayo Emmanuel

Arogundade, delivering his lecture a the trainingArogundade, delivering his lecture a the training

In its bid to contribute to national development and set agenda forthe media on development of Nigeria’s rural communities, an NGO,International Press Centre (IPC), has trained journalists on rural andpoverty reporting in Lagos.

At a one-day capacity building workshop and engagement on solution-driven rural poverty reporting, organised by IPC in collaboration with World Association for Christian Communication(WACC), journalists from various media houses were provided with tips on rural poverty reporting at the event held at the International Press Centre, Ogba, Lagos.

The training, organised under a project, titled “Mentoring and CSO/Media Engagement for Solution-Driven Rural Poverty Reporting,” seeks to provide mentoring for journalists who would later proceed to investigate and report selected communities.

The workshop, which focused on equipping journalists with skills on investigative, in-depth reporting of diverse poverty issues and challenges faced by people living in select rural communities in Lagos, had…

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