Journalism and Corporate Communications. A Nigerian Case Study by Felix Ale

Journalism and Corporate Communications. A Nigerian Case Study

byFelix Ale

Kobo ebook | February 4, 2015

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Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2014 in the subject Communications - Journalism, Journalism Professions, grade: A, Atlantic International University, course: PhD JOURNALISM, language: English, abstract: The role of the media can not be underestimated in any society. Hence the press is regarded as the forth estate of the realm and watchdog of any society. The media contributes to the economy through development and education agenda of the citizens. Corporate communications just like the media also have a crucial role to play in the progress and development of any organization. The ability to use the media can influence a series of issues at the national and organizational level. Journalism plays a big role in informing the public about major organizational change. And countries that are considered to be democratic are characterized by the freedom of the press. This paper is a vivid account of Journalism and corporate communications with a focus on Nigeria, the largest economy in Africa.

Felix Ale,a household name in the field of Journalism,Corporate Communications as well as Space Science and Technology development in Nigeria, is indeed an excellent professional with inspiring records of robust and broad based experience. An exemplary focus of discipline,dedication,selfless services,humility and loyalty,Felix Ale has defined himself as a strong,indifatigable and committed communication strategist and indeed a worthy ambassador of Nigeria Union of Journalists,a professional association he proudly belongs. He holds a Ph.D in Journalism(WITH DISTINCTION) from the prestigious ATLANTIC INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY in the United States with a broad based research interest on SPACE JOURNALISM.This research work represents the first in the academic history of Nigeria. Felix Ale is currently Head,Media and Corporate Communications of the National Space Research and Development Agency(Nigeria Space Agency)in Abuja. He is also the Editor in Chief of NIGERIA SPACE DIGEST, a monthly publication of the Space Agency. In addition, he is a member of the Editorial Board of DISCOVERIES MAGAZINE, a monthly publication of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Federal Republic of Nigeria. Ale, a very distinguished media practitioner has equally attended the INTERNATIONAL SPACE UNIVERSITY in France for a Post graduate course on Space Science and technology.He was also at the prestigious HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL in the United States and UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD where he successfully completed different short term post-graduate courses respectively.He has previously worked as Staff Reporter,Government House Correspondent,News Editor,Press Attache to Military Governors and Chief Press Secretary to a democratically elected government in Ondo State, Nigeria. He has also attended a good number of foreign courses,workshops and conferences on media as well as Space Science and Technology across the globe. Felix Ale, a one time JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR IN ONDO STATE-NIGERIA has also delivered papers at different national and international fora and has received several national and international merit awards.Today,he is one of the leading Space Affairs Analysts/Journalists in Africa and belongs to various local and international professional associations,bodies and groups.Among these are the World's largest organization for Public Relations-Public Relations Society of America(PRSA),World Federation of Science Writers Association and Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ).

Title:Journalism and Corporate Communications. A Nigerian Case StudyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 4, 2015Publisher:GRIN VerlagLanguage:English

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