Hate Speech: Imo Online Media Practitioners Kicks, Holds Webinar 31 May To Tackle surrounding Issues, Fake News

Hate Speech: Imo Online Media Practitioners Kicks, Holds Webinar 31 May To Tackle surrounding Issues, Fake News

In a fierce fight to conquer fake news and hate speeches that has characterized the Nigerian society and world at large especially the blogosphere or new media space, the Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria, OMPAN, Imo State Chapter has taken the bull by the horn to hold a nationwide Webinar on Sunday May 31, 2020 to squarely treat New Media Journalism and the way forward in Nigeria.

The i-Media Virtual Conference which features six sound speakers and media personnel will look at the issues, menace and dangers as well as the expected roles of actors of online media practice.

Disclosing the form the media conference takes, the Convener and Chairman of Imo OMPAN, Comrade Ikechukwu Anyanwu said the conference which ought be a physical meeting was decided to hold online via Zoom App in respect to government and experts safety directives of physical and social distances and ban of

large gathering in order to curb COVID-19 Pandemic.

Anyanwu expressed worry over the high rate of fake news and the immediate dangers it poses on society, saying it is high time new media users learnt the rules hence the conference.

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Theme: NEW MEDIA JOURNALISM; THE WAY FORWARD IN NIGERIA

Speakers:
1. Ikechukwu Anyanwu (Chairman, Imo OMPAN
Publisher Arise Africa)

  1. Emeh James Anyalekwa (National President, OMPAN/Executive Director Igbere TV)

  2. Mike Ikem Umealo ( Ceo Seven Eleven Easy Life .USA)

  3. Amb. Prince Ukwu ( Ceo New Media Galaxy/Imo OMPAN Sec)

  4. ThankGod Emeh (Ceo News Corner Media, PRO OMPAN)

  5. Ify Onyegbule (Broadcaster TVC News Lagos)

Date: Sunday May 31, 2020.

Venue: ZOOM APP

Time: 4PM

For Participation, Contact: 08178497715, 08110708268, 08037512288.

OR Click Link below to Join the Conference:
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71514171003?pwd=VmFNRFpVcCtLbVliQUFuc1ozQ2Q1dz09

Meeting ID: 715 1417 1003
Password: IMOOMPAN

The conference hosts all state chapters of the Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria, OMPAN.

©️IMO OMPAN

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