Category: The Media Blog

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Media BloggerNovember 7, 2016

Reading material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (7)

1.  Because this Nevada issue is not a small one: http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/11/03/fivethirtyeight_predictions_on_nevada_conflict.html 2. The streaming wars have only just begun: http://techfinancials.co.za/are-we-streaming-into-political-participation-through-a-personalized-on-demand-tv-diet/ 3. Podcasts ...

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Media BloggerNovember 6, 2016

The Media Blog: Pulse TV is already looking to the future

One simple look at Pulse TV’s ‘video’ page says it all. The publication is already moving strongly into the disaggregated ...

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Media BloggerNovember 6, 2016

The Media Blog: BellaNaija’s video war

Bella Naija is waging war on this our internet. Shebi you people said video is the future? Okay now. BN is ...

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Media BloggerNovember 5, 2016

The Media Blog: Accelerate TV is hustling

They may not be getting Ndani traction just yet, but that isn’t about to stop Accelerate TV from trying. Just ...

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Media BloggerNovember 4, 2016

The Media Blog: Blanck Magazine lives

We love Franka Asindi. We think she is an unequivocal genius. And no, this isn’t just because of her stint ...

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Media BloggerNovember 3, 2016

The Media Blog: Toke is doing something sha

We still have no clue what the something is about but well, clearly she’s been busy. She first teased her “Becoming” ...

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Isime EseneNovember 3, 2016

Bobrisky, Naij.com’s new format and everything else on Uncensored this week

Ifeoma Areh of Wildflower PR & Company hosted Uncensored this week while Chude Jideonwo’s away (again) – she is joined ...

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Media BloggerNovember 2, 2016

The Media Blog: We’ve been watching Dolapo Oni’s new show

We were disappointed in Dolapo (Oni) Sijuwade’s The Marcy Project. That’s putting it mildly, really, but because we acknowledge the ...

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Media BloggerNovember 2, 2016

The Media Blog: Someone already made the LIS argument for us

At this point it should be clear; all that we will will be hearing over the next few days (at the ...

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Media BloggerNovember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: So DSTV didn’t let us down too much

Let it not be like we are talking about DSTV too much. But. It has to be said. We want ...

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Media BloggerNovember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: ‘Linda Ikeji S’ is finally here

After a massive expansion of her business, followed by months of teasing about a top-secret “something huge,” Linda Ikeji is finally ...

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Media BloggerNovember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: What is DSTV up to?

DSTV is up to something. That’s the only way to put it because we’re not quite sure just what it ...

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RoqeebahNovember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: Techpoint is moving to the North – and we’re loving it

There are so many reasons why Techpoint is our favourite tech blog. As in, literally our favorite. Earthy, real and innovative. They don’t ...

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Media BloggerNovember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: Iyanya the Mavin? We have questions

You’ve probably heard by now. Iyanya is now a Mavin. You’ve probably already heard his explanation for joining as well. ...

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Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: Is Davido coming to slay?

So yeah, our resident haters at Uncensored might have found Davido’s Son Of Mercy EP underwhelming/uninteresting/uninspired/whatever. Don’t mind them. But their ...

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Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: Onyeka Nwelue is looking for trouble

Our favourite rebel without a cause (a title he’d likely cop to, himself) is at it again. This time in ...

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Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: Congratulations are in order for Anthony Osae-Brown

Start out handling external financial communications for a bank we’ll always remember for their ads. (Who can forget the melodrama ...

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RoqeebahOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: The Ibrus are fighting

If you know the inner workings of the Guardian, you know that peace has departed the top floor of that ...

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Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

Reading material: For those who work in media content (6)

Because sometimes, you’re here today and gone tomorrow. (RIP Vine) Read. It’s 2016, nobody is going to let you get ...

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RoqeebahOctober 28, 2016

The Media Blog: Our new fav show? The Real Househelps of Kawangware! 

How many minutes until we say something like: why don’t we see such ingenuity when we choose to ‘copy’ foreign ...

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YWriterOctober 27, 2016

The Media Blog: That’s how they captured the ‘co-founder’ of NaijaGistLive.com

In today’s episode of What A Major Wawu, they say they have caught the founder of the notorious NaijaGistLive.com – ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: Naij.com just launched an interesting network – except for one small problem

Naij.com made an announcement: a new platform that will enable it aggregate content from all over the blogosphere to be ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: 11 questions to help you understand the TV digital switch over

We realize many people, including very many media professionals, are deeply confused about what exactly Nigeria’s television digital switch over ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: Agatha Amata is one of only two women who own TV channels – and Rave TV is back on air

It went off StarTimes for a bit, but no one ever got rich counting out Agatha Amata. The presenter and ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

Reading material: For those who work in media content (5)

Let’s go! 1. The death of print media has been greatly, and deathly exaggerated. http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/10/newspapers-digital-first-214363#ixzz4NP0T8Ny8 2. Newspapers are paying a ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: People of God, please which one is Bing TV?

So we we minding our business when we saw this in the press release for Innoson Group’s latest investment – ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: See what Bobrisky has caused o

So the Special Assistant to the President on New Media says he will not attend a New Media conference.. Because ...

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Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

The Media Blog: AT&T just assured us of the future of the media

We saw this headline, and our minds were blown. As yours would be if you are a media entrepreneur working ...

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Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

The Media Blog: So we dropped by the last day of Africast

Africast 2016 ended on Thursday. Yes, I know you didn’t know even though you work in the media or in ...

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Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

The Media Blog: DStv is not afraid of Nigerians again, you know

In Kenya, because they have sense, they have begun to move away from DStv and its high subscription rates. The ...

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