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Book Launch, Lecture For Amuka At 80 Today

Posted: Jul 30, 2015 at 2:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Media experts and industry chiefs will honour Mr. Sam Amuka, publisher of Vanguard and life patron of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) with a book launch and lecture that address the future of journalism.

The event holds today at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Victoria Island.

The book, Voices from Within: Essays on Nigerian Journalism in Honour of Sam Amuka (2nd edition), takes a critical look at journalism practice today, suggesting the pathway to greater efficiency and impact on society.

Published by Diamond Publications Limited, it features 22 contributors, all experienced hands from within the media who are committed to its continued growth.

The lecture would be delivered by Managing Director/ Chief Executive (CEO), Independent Newspapers Ltd., Mr. Ted Iwere.

He would speak on: Today’s Newsroom, Tomorrow’s Newspaper: How to Survive and Thrive in the Internet Age.

The book, the organisers said, is tribute to Mr. Amuka’s role and his place in the media.

Widely called Uncle Sam, Mr. Amuka remains the doyen of Nigerian journalism, who is accessible to all.