Press Council trains 51 journalists on media integrity

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC) has trained no fewer than 51 journalists from the South West zone of the country.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two-day workshop, with the theme “Ethical Journalism: An Indispensable Asset for Media Integrity”, was held on Friday and Saturday in Akure, Ondo State.

The Acting Executive Secretary of NPC, Victor Egharevba, said the aim of the workshop was to sensitise journalists on the need for ethical compliance to earn and maintain integrity for the media.

“The media plays a significant role in the society. People depend largely on the media to create images, form opinions and quite often get guidance on issues.

“The NPC considers the theme of this workshop very vital and critical in view of the concern in recent time that…

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