November 11, 2012

NEWS / EVENTS: Africa: Eric Chinje Calls for Youth Involvement in Media Management

Dakar, 8 November — Eric Chinje, Mo Ibrahim Foundation's strategic communications Director has called for youth involvement in media management while urging African media leaders attending the fifth AMLF edition to help young men take over.
According to him, the media have an important role to play in Africa's development. He highlighted the need to check the reliability of news items before they are released. "The private and public media are beginning to lose credibility," he said.
"We thought that by using open data, the production would become more credible," he went on to say.

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