Ameyaw Debrah is the founder of Ameyaw Debrah Media, Ameyaw Debrah TV and AmeyawDebrah.com, an entertainment website and blog that primarily publishes news about African celebrities. In 2008, when the journalist and celebrity blogger created AmeyawDebrah.com, he wasn’t so sure how well it would be received. But through the use of social media platforms, he was able to turn his dream into reality.
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, advises Mohammed to stop embarrassing the country with such comments and explains why the minister’s attack on CNN is not only an attack on the news network, but also an assault on the Nigerian media whose constitutional responsibility it is to report the truth even if the authorities do not subscribe to such truths.
Journalists in Russia increasingly report of draconian laws and heavy-handed intimidation against them. A day after her home was subjected to a search, news editor Irina Slavina took her protest to the local police headquarters, with tragic consequences.
Journalist Valentin Gendrot's speaks about his book "Flic" (EN: Cop) (Editions Goutte d'Or), a story of infiltrating the French police force. From his training in Brittany to his assignment at a police station of the 19th arrondissement of Paris, he recounts his two-year spell at the heart of a violent universe in which he says he witnessed beatings, discrimination and racism on a recurring basis.
A one-time Nigerian minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, recently lashed out at a journalist, Eyo Charles, after the Daily Trust reporter asked him during at a press parley in Calabar who was bankrolling his trip to the Cross River State capital. Fani-Kayode, on Wednesday, apologised for referring to Charles as “stupid” but not after he had come under heavy criticism for his outburst.