The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) is hosting the maiden edition of the West Africa Journalism Innovation Conference (WAJIC).
CJID invites journalists and delegates from media organisations across West Africa to participate in the programme slated for July 24 to 26, 2023.
The theme of the journalism innovation conference is “Accountability Journalism: Nurturing Innovation for a Sustainable Future.”
This conference seeks to drive discussions on the various aspects of journalism practice while focusing on the best ways to drive impactive innovations that could help establish more accountability in the West African democratic society.
The conference will feature workshops, expert panels, and explore media innovations and technological tools that can fortify journalism practice in the African region.
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