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Be Guided By Ethics,Take Advantage of social media, communications expert urges journalists

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A communication and financial journalism expert Dr Ray Echebiri has advised journalists to equipped themselves with modern ways of journalism practice and use the opportunities provided by social media.

Dr Echebiri made the call while making a presentation at a workshop for journalists from the Northwest of Nigeria organized Dangote group on ethics, skills, and personal qualities for reporting in the digital age in Kano.

He said, journalists in this era, should make themselves familiar with what he described as 3- Fs which stands for First,Fast and Factual to be a credible source of news.

Dr. Echebiri who is the CEO of Center for Financial Journalism, also urged journalists to prioritize ethics when writing and disseminating information.

The financial journalism expert noted that the methods of disseminating information have undergone significant changes, emphasizing the importance of journalists considering these changes.

In a remark, Abbas Ibrahim, the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists Kano Council, emphasized the profession’s commitment to ethics and encouraged journalists to internalize and apply what they have learned during the workshop

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