Tag: journalist

Editorial, News, Opinion

Opinion: It is time to forge a new direction for careers in Gambian journalism by focusing on education and professional training

Fatoumatta: Journalism, like any other profession, requires the necessary education and qualifications. Typically, this field demands a certain level of formal education and practical experience to prepare professionals for their job responsibilities. Most journalists usually obtain a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field, such as communications or English. […]

News, Opinion

Political Absurdism, Misinformation, and Policy Faux Pas in the New Gambia: In Defense of D.A Jawo

Part I By Modou Modou, Washington DC. “In politics, stupidity is not a handicap,” wrote Napoleon Bonaparte in 1804 when his political treatise poignantly dissected the complex interplay between power and folly, where intellect often succumbs to the allure of manipulation and strategic ignorance. Minister Hamat Bah exemplifies this notion […]

Good Book, News

Good Book: A recommended book for civil society members, journalists, talk show hosts, public relations firms, government officials, spokespersons, and the opposition, particularly those in communication, is “Beauty vs. The Beast: When Wrestling with a Pig.

Fatoumatta: A recommended book for civil society members, journalists, talk show hosts, public relations firms, government officials, spokespersons, and the opposition, particularly those in communication, is “Beauty vs. The Beast: When Wrestling with a Pig. In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions When It Counts. By Jerry […]