Imo Online Media Practitioners Holds Webinar May 31st To Tackle Hate Speech, Fake News

In its 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 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, 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.

Theme: NEW MEDIA JOURNALISM; THE WAY FORWARD IN NIGERIA

Meet Our Resource Persons & Speakers:
1. Mrs Nneamaka Okafor
Special Adviser to Imo Governor on Electronic & New Media

2. Ikechukwu Anyanwu (Chairman, Imo OMPAN /Publisher Arise Africa Magazine)

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

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

5. Ify Onyegbule (Host Daily Report)

6. Nneota Egbe (Presenter Channels Television)

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

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

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 stakeholders in the media industry and all state chapters of the Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria, OMPAN.

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