A number of award successful Nigerian Journalist, Adeola Yusuf, has secured a free ticket from the Columbia College Graduate College of Journalism to attend Columbia Journalism Overview (CJR) symposium.
Yusuf, the convener of Platforms Africa, who’s a Thomson Reuters Basis laureate and a one-time winner of Africa Investigative Journalism Convention Bursary, was given the free ticket to, alongside A-list journalists throughout the World, attend the extremely sought-after symposium themed; “The New Journalism: Rethinking the information within the wake of COVID-19 and the struggle in opposition to racism.”
The symposium to be held on-line is, based on an electronic mail despatched to Yusuf, being facilitated fir two days by fourteen high Professors and veterans of journalism together with Steve Coll, Dean, Columbia Graduate College of Journalism; Invoice Grueskin, Professor, Columbia Graduate College of Journalism; Ethan Zuckerman, Professor, co-founder International Voices; Kyle Pope, editor and writer, Columbia Journalism Overview and Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism at Columbia College.
“Journalism was in disaster nicely earlier than COVID, the current uprisings in opposition to racism, and the deep recession. Now, we face a blank-slate second. A lot is being misplaced, however that additionally means there are enormous alternatives to suppose recent and rebuild the information trade from scratch. What ought to we maintain and what ought to we ditch? Who ought to inform our tales and what ought to these tales be? How can we maintain our media establishments accountable?
“Be a part of us for a collection of conversations to sort out these questions. We‘ll hear from a number of the most pressing voices in media to speak about the place journalism goes subsequent,” the message learn.
Audio system for the two-day symposium, it continued, embody Emily Bell, founding director of the Tow Heart for Digital Journalism; Maria Bustillos, founding editor, Popula; Sewell Chan, editorial web page editor, The Los Angeles Occasions; Susan Chira, editor in chief, The Marshall Mission; and Jelani Cobb, workers author, The New Yorker, Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism at Columbia College.
Others are Steve Coll, Dean, Columbia Graduate College of Journalism; Invoice Grueskin, professor, Columbia Graduate College of Journalism; Cierra Hinton, writer, Scalawag; Ashton Lattimore, editor in chief, Prism; Kyle Pope, editor and writer, Columbia Journalism Overview, Ben Smith, media columnist, The New York Occasions; Susan Smith Richardson, chief government officer, Heart for Public Integrity; Duy Linh Tu, documentarian, Columbia Graduate College of Journalism; and Ethan Zuckerman, professor, co-founder International Voices.
Yusuf has, in about 20 years of lively journalism observe, gained a number of world and native journalism awards, bursaries and recognitions together with the distinguished Nigeria Media Benefit Award (NMMA) because the Vitality Reporter of the 12 months on two events; and the Tax Justice Community Africa (TJN-A) Convention Bursary, Nairobi, Kenya.
He has travelled to some main international locations of the World for conferences, workshop, seminar, and symposium.