Consultant, Africa Centre for Corporate Responsibility on Peace Building, Mr. Austin Onuoha, has called for more intensive training for journalists handling conflict issues to build their capacity in peace building.
Onuoha told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Jos that more training on peace building would offer the journalists a better understanding of the dynamics of peace and conflict issues.
He said young journalists must be mentored to be conscious of their influence and how their choice of words could douse crisis or quench it.
Onuoha also recommended some internship with security agencies to give journalists some experience and boost their confidence on the field. Read more