Stallion Times Trains Journalists On Investigative Journalism.Stallion Times, an online publication, has trained 40 Journalist in Kano on techniques of investigative journalism.
Speaking during the workshop, Isiyaku Ahmed the editor-in Chief of the paper Said the objectives of the training is to teach the participants key skills of investigative journalism.
Isiyaku Ahmed also lamented the declining interest of Journalists in the area of indepth analysis and investigative reporting toward exposing corruption as well as making better lives for humanity.
Ahmed who is also the Coordinator of ‘ Get Involved, Dialogue and Improve (G-DRIP), Project, said the training was carried out by Stallion Times with the support of Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism and MacArthur Foundation.
He added that, the three- year project is targeted at improving media literacy and promoting good governance and accountability.
The lead facilitator during the training workshop, Idris Muhammad said his teaching module will enrich journalists with the skills required to excel in investigative journalism.
According to him these obvious deficiencies among journalists imperatively call for rigorous investigative journalism training, as well as data-driven journalism.
He commanded Stallion Times for giving the participants the avenue to learn as well as support them to write investigative reports