Category: The Media Blog

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EditorMarch 10, 2017

#BBNaija: Payporte has got to be joking with this Kemen nonsense

Seriously. Are these people joking? Or are we missing something? Wouldn’t it be wiser for them to just cut their losses ...

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EditorMarch 6, 2017

The Media Blog: We are loving this Jemeji trailer

As we mentioned yesterday, we are excited to see Africa Magic’s latest telenovela, Jemeji, at 9 pm tonight. Now we’ve ...

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EditorMarch 6, 2017

Payporte says #BBNaija “has not seen anything wrong with what Debbie Rise did,” and that is a disgrace

Earlier today, a Twitter user shared with us screenshots of a conversation with Payporte, headline sponsor of the ongoing #BBNaija ...

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EditorMarch 5, 2017

Debie-Rise should also have been disqualified from #BBNaija for sexual harassment, and here’s why (WATCH)

We understand that our society views these things through skewed lenses but it is incredibly pertinent to point out that ...

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EditorMarch 5, 2017

Here’s why Kemen just got disqualified from #BBNaija (WATCH)

Kemen got disqualified a short while ago from the #BBNaija competition and has already left the house. This came as ...

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EditorMarch 5, 2017

The Media Blog: ‘Jemeji’ is Africa Magic’s latest telenovela, and we can’t wait to watch it tomorrow!

Continuing the pattern kicked off by Hotel Majestic (which, by the way, we miss dearly) and continued by Hush (which ...

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EditorMarch 4, 2017

The Media Blog: The Johnsons won an AMVCA and we are tired of everything

Congratulations to everyone involved with the show on what we’re sure is hard work but The Johnsons is a terrible ...

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EditorMarch 4, 2017

The Media Blog: Angelina Jolie stuns in first post-divorce role (WATCH)

It’s only a perfume commercial, but she looks so good in it, we wish it was something more. Plus, it’s her ...

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EditorMarch 1, 2017

The Media Blog: On Becoming… an international star

Yeah, it’s BBC Africa, but it’s still international, right? Lawsuits be damned, it’s clear now that Toke is going to push ...

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EditorFebruary 27, 2017

Reading material: Here’s what you should be reading if you work in media content (15)

1. PR for everybody? https://revolutionmessaging.com/news/democratizing-public-relations 2. First Instagram Stories, now WhatsApp gets in on the game too. Is this the end ...

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EditorFebruary 26, 2017

The YNaija Ranking: Instablog9ja takes the number 1 spot on our online media (social) top 10

Instablog9ja moves up one spot to snatch the number 1 position, knocking Gidi_Traffic down to the number 2 spot. Gidi ...

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EditorFebruary 25, 2017

BellaNaija remains at number 1, Zikoko slips out of the top 10 | The YNaija online (web) ranking

Eat Drink Lagos vaults into the top ten, seeing a boost in buzz over the past week in particular, likely ...

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EditorFebruary 24, 2017

The YNaija Ranking: ROK TV lands in the top 5 on this month’s Top 25 TV Station Ranking

ROK TV vaults into the top 5 this month, moving past fellow Nigeria focused cable channel EbonyLife TV to clinch ...

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EditorFebruary 24, 2017

The YNaija Ranking: Urban 96.5 is still Number 1 on our Top 10 Radio Stations Ranking

Urban FM continues to enjoy strong talkability and listenership as it retains its number one position on this month’s ranking. ...

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EditorFebruary 24, 2017

The Media Blog: Chika Ike is a glorious mess, and we love her for it

What in the world is even going on in this video? Her accent. The expression on her face. The calabashes. ...

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EditorFebruary 23, 2017

The Media Blog: A webseries in French? Red TV continues to intrigue us

It’s called Boutique Hotel, and appears to have been made in Côte d’Ivoire. It stars Ivorians, and it’s entirely in ...

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EditorFebruary 20, 2017

The Media Blog: Which one is Media Room Hub again?

Azuka Ogujuiba, the person behind that Tiwa Savage interview has come again with a new one. It’s something called Media Room Hub. ...

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EditorFebruary 20, 2017

Reading Material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (14)

1. What does law enforcement owe the media? http://www.businessinsider.com/gamergate-fbi-file-2017-2?r=UK&IR=T 2. Is there one simple idea needed to understand Trump supporters? https://medium.com/@DaleBeran/4chan-the-skeleton-key-to-the-rise-of-trump-624e7cb798cb#.64nvrrogl 3. This ...

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EditorFebruary 18, 2017

The Media Blog: They should just take this ‘The Shade Corner’ back wherever they brought it from

It seemed like a curious concept. It piqued our interests at least. But after 2 underwhelming episodes, we’re not really sure ...

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EditorFebruary 16, 2017

The Media Blog: Our Best Friend’s Wedding has us asking questions

What does it mean when people are watching a show but don’t appear to be talking about it? That’s what ...

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EditorFebruary 13, 2017

The Media Blog: Genevieve Magazine is not your mate

Sure, that’s a great cover. Eku Edewor is stunning as ever, and we could choose to focus on that. Or ...

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EditorFebruary 13, 2017

Reading material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (13)

1.  We’re going to be learning lessons from the 2016 US elections for a long, long time. www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/02/data-driven-campaigns-democrats-need-message-214759 2. First ...

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EditorFebruary 7, 2017

The Media Blog: We’re already laughing at this “The Republic” TV show

Nicole Amarteifio made a name for herself, and a successful TV show, by ripping off Sex and The City. But, ...

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EditorFebruary 3, 2017

The Media Blog: Medium is following the money

Medium is pivoting to a subscription model. They’re calling it an “upgrade to your Medium experience” but it’s still too soon for ...

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EditorFebruary 2, 2017

The Media Blog: Kemi Adetiba absolutely kills it in this TW Magazine shoot

Kemi Adetiba’s on the cover of the latest issue of TW Magazine, and while we’ve only seen one photo (aside ...

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EditorFebruary 2, 2017

The Media Blog: We just watched episode 2 of Our Best Friend’s Wedding

So Red TV has released the second episode of their new webseries Our Best Friend’s Wedding. While this episode looks ...

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EditorFebruary 2, 2017

The Media Blog: Funke Akindele’s new TV show already has us scratching our heads

Clearly not content with the runaway success of Jenifa’s Diary, Funke Akindele’s somehow found the time to work on another ...

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EditorFebruary 1, 2017

The Media Blog: Red TV continues its upward swing

Last week RED TV debuted their first scripted narrative, Our Best Friend’s Wedding. The show, produced in conjunction with The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 30, 2017

StarTimes has entered the football craze full blast

The crave for quality football content in the country is absolutely off the hook. Week in, week out, millions of ...

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Media BloggerJanuary 27, 2017

The Media Blog: Gidi Up is back

Or almost back, at least. Less than a full day after another Nigerian online TV platform launched its first webseries, ...

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