There is a proliferation of media organisations in Ghana, but there is evidence of lack of professionalism especially in this era of fake news. It is doesn’t take too much effort to spot the lack of due diligence fact-checking news. Much of what is published is not cross-checked. Meanwhile, Journalists around the world, get opportunities […]

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A two-day training on fact-checking for Journalists has kicked off in Accra with a call on Journalists to prioritise fact-checking and verification before publication of news reports. The need for verification and fact-checking was important with the emergence and evolution of social media, which allowed both expert and non-experts to post information. Speaking to the […]

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The Deputy Australian High Commissioner to Ghana has reiterated the importance of journalism to democracy and said he appreciates the kind of journalism that Anas Aremeyaw Anas does, describing it as fearless. “His journalism is fearless journalism,” he said. He also pointed out that the Ghanaian media is partisan, stating that some journalists who were […]

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Mr. Emmanuel Dogbevi, under the auspices of the International Republican Institute (IRI), the Washington DC based United States not-for-profit, will train members of the National Assembly of The Gambia. Mr. Dogbevi will be working with the staff of IRI, Fulvio Menghini of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy, and the Clerk of the Assembly. The two-day […]

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In the last year, NewsBridge Africa, has trained about 140 journalists, civil society practitioners and citizen journalists in two countries in Africa; Ghana and Liberia to improve their communication, writing, storytelling and investigation skills. In all instances, the objectives of the training were to enhance, deepen knowledge of participants and heighten their performance. The journalism and […]

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A one-day business journalism training workshop organised by NewsBridge Africa, a journalism and communication skills training not-for-profit organisation in collaboration with the World Bank Ghana Country Office was held in Accra Wednesday November 29, 2017. The training was aimed at equipping participants with the requisite knowledge and skills in identifying, gathering, sifting facts, and going […]

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The Ghanaian society has been called upon to demand more issue-based stories from the media instead of the flashy, sensational, click-bait kind of stories that are preferred today. Ms Sara Stealy, the Press Attaché at the US Embassy, said this was critical, particularly, in the run-up to the elections. “Voters have a responsibility as well […]

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Journalists in the Northern, Upper East and Upper East Regions, say a major contributory factor to the pervasive under-performance of journalists in Ghana is the lack of well-structured newsrooms. They said some newsrooms in other countries have laid out structures, especially for covering stories. They said in these countries, both editors and journalists work together […]

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NewsBridge Africa, a non-profit media training, advocacy and mentoring organisation, would hold a two-day media training for journalists in the three northern regions, aimed at strengthening the capacities of journalists in the regions. The training, organised in conjunction with Ghana Business News and sponsored by the United States Embassy, would bring together a team of […]

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