Journalist from various media outfits in Ibadan will on Sunday, July 28, 2019, gather to network, have professional discussions, analyse and express opinion on salient societal issues. The theme is: “Online Journalism: Professional’s concern for the ethical standard.”
The even, tagged “Journalists Hangout” will hold at Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre, Ibadan. It is being organised by online media platform, Ibadan Media, in conjunction with Pixels Digital Photography.
In a release issued Saturday night, organisers deckared that “Participation is totally FREE.”
“There’s no entrance fee to attend Journalists HANGOUT 2019. It’s only the certificate of Participation that cost #1k only. (The certificate will be signed by Notable Media Personalities)” the release said.
Mr. Tunde Busari, the NUJ Chairman of the Tribune Chapel will deliver a paper while Mr. Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Oyo State governor, will deliver a keynote address. The discussants are Mr. Olayinka Agboola, publisher of pmparrot.com and Parrotxtra magazine; Mr. Bisi Oladele, the city editor and South-West Bureau Chief of the Nation newspaper; Dr. Bayo Faleke of Fresh FM and Mr. Demola Babalola of Punch Newspaper.
The event is supported by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and some media organizations includng Nigerian Tribune, The Nation Newspaper, The Punch newspaper, Parrotxra Magazine, Twinklefiles and Bloggers association.