Oluwanifemi and Emmanuel here.
Today we are discussing:
- Social media support for local news media
- MTN defying the odds once again in Q1 2021
- Notable events from last week, such as CBN’s hammer
Social media support for local news media
Twitter is up to something. The social media company is starting a campaign on Monday, May 3, 2021, to encourage local journalists and boost local news. That means, from today, Twitter will launch the campaign with a 28-full-page colour ad in several local newspapers across the Gannett/USA Today and McClatchy network, both online and in print.
Before this, #FollowLocalJournalists was trending on Twitter, and journalists were being added to relevant lists for a fast reach. Subsequently, Twitter Spaces sessions would be created to foster conversations…