By Bright Okpo, Benin
Students of the Department of Mass Communication, University of Benin( UNIBEN) has published its official campus newspaper –UNIBEN REPORTER .
The newspaper published with view to mirror the institution and serve as training ground for journalism was a dream come through for students.
Commending the students efforts, the head of department of Mass Communication, Dr. Mrs. Comfort Obaje said “you have made the department proud and we urges you all to keep up the good works.
Also speaking the lecture in change of the production Mr. Sunday Ekerikewei on his part appreciate the editorial board member for the sacrifice they made to ensure the success of this year UNIBEN REPORTER publication. He also added that the production happens to be the vest amongst it’s successor.
The newspaper published by the full time 300 level students of the department, covers news stories/ feature such the Vice Chancellor change, new HOD, rally on suicide prevention,interviews with Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics Dean of students, poems, fashion, health and lifestyle, gear towards informing, entertaining and educating its readers.
UNIBEN REPORTER was published under the the watch of 24 editorial broad members, head by Eyikimi Bawo (editor in chief), Okpo Bright Tombara(news editor), Edenabouhien Iziegbe Jackson ( production manager) and Olokode Abiodun Pelumi ( graphic designer).
We also gathered that the newspaper was produced in partial fulfilment of the requirement of the course MAC312: Newspaper/Magazine Production.