Tag: The Media Blog

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Isime EseneOctober 4, 2016

The Media Blog: We need panadol for NotJustOk’s headache

Because the value being created is massive. Sad. Imagine if they paid even 50 Naira a pop. https://t.co/Ed1l0fWpAM — The ...

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YWriterOctober 4, 2016

The Media Blog: We know you think Nigeria only has about 7 TV stations – but you’re wrong

So we have been doing this snap poll. Asking people, even those who work in the media: how many stations ...

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YWriterOctober 3, 2016

We just watched Africa Magic’s Hustle. Here’s what we think.

We told you we were counting down to this. All of us at TMB fixed a date in one central ...

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YWriterOctober 3, 2016

The Media Blog: DJ Cuppy has a new show – on the new FOX station that launched today

The DJ of the entire whole world, DJ Cuppy is focused still on making big moves. The latest is a ...

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YWriterOctober 3, 2016

The Media Blog: CNBC finally figured it out – The Chinese mean business with StarTimes

Because there is nothing like premium when it comes to mass media. Like one of our mentors used to tell ...

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YWriterOctober 3, 2016

The Media Blog: We hope you know Tajudeen Adepetu is the biggest media owner in West Africa today

We mean biggest literally. No metaphors needed. We are coming to this in greater detail soon, as we have been ...

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Isime EseneOctober 3, 2016

Reading material: What you should reading if you work in media content (2)

1. Maybe or maybe not. http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/09/clinton-emails-media-coverage-proportion-overblown-214298 2. Jack Shafer is an authority today and everyday. http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/09/shafer-he-said-journalism-false-equivalency-214276 3. Uncle Mark Zucker(burger) ...

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Isime EseneOctober 1, 2016

The Media Blog: 3 more Nigerian podcasts we just discovered – and think you’ll love

We like this one. It talks about everything interesting, and they engage. They have a very fascinating fascination with sex. ...

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Ada IgboanugoSeptember 29, 2016

PODCAST: 93 Days, October 1, 30 Days in Atlanta, and more | The Uncensored Podcast is truly uncensored about Nigerian film this edition

Ifeoma Areh is creative director of Wildflower PR & Company, Lekan Olanrewaju is a scriptwriter (credits including Tinsel and Hotel ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 27, 2016

The Media Blog: That’s how the Nigerian Army packed 10 journalists from one media house

The Nigerian Army now suddenly has an interest in the media. Before you start thinking it’s good stuff, let’s put ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 27, 2016

The Film Blog: Someone reviewed A Trip to Jamaica in one tweet

The only thing funny about “A Trip to Jamaica” is how bad it is. 😑 — Chidumga Izuzu (@Chidumga_izuzu) September ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

The Media Blog: But let’s say the truth, The Marcy Project is a hot mess

We are very reluctant to use those words ‘hot mess’. To be honest, it’s lazy. And it’s what critics do ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

The Media Blog: Lai Mohammed is going to court – over a scandal that doesn’t even make sense

No one is asking our opinion, but if they did, we would tell them the truth: the entire kerfuffle over ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

Reading material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (1)

Or journalism. Because is like some of you don’t yet know that you are no longer journalists, and we are ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

The Film Blog: Ladies and gentlemen, a tsunami is coming to the cinemas this week

We feel sorry for every Nigerian film that’s in the cinemas this week. We feel sorry for It’s Her Day. ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

The Media Blog: Molara Wood and Kadaria Ahmed tag-teamed Uti Nwachukwu – and he came roaring back

So this was what started it. @molarawood but also can’t believe a program like #Jara would promote bleaching @SirUTI @MNet ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 25, 2016

The Film Blog: 2 ‘Old Nollywood’ directors have something to say about ‘New Nollywood’

Posted without comment.   PS: See anything worth talking about on the ins and outs of the media business in ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 24, 2016

The Media Blog: NaijaContent may or may not be on to something

You should look out for something called naijacontent.com? Because some of you like to compare anything with something Americans have ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 22, 2016

The Media Blog: Abeg abeg abeg, there is nothing wrong with the New York Post Brangelina cover

People like to be outraged for the flimsiest reasons. Especially on the Internet. Because it’s so easy. Everyone was immediately ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 21, 2016

The Media Blog: Dapo Olorunyomi steps (just a bit) aside at Premium Times

This didn’t make as much of a splash as it should have. Understandable sha – it’s Nigeria after all, where ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 21, 2016

PODCAST: Osagie Alonge, others moving up; banks owning media franchises and more on The Media Blog Uncensored

Ifeoma Areh is creative director of Wildflower PR & Company, Lekan Olanrewaju is a scriptwriter (credits including Tinsel and Hotel ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 20, 2016

The Media Blog: This is where we say ‘Linda Ikeji STUNS’ on the cover of…

You know when it comes to photo stories in every blog these days – celebrities either ‘stun’, ‘sizzle’ or ‘storm’. ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Ifan just proved that print magazine covers can still pack a punch

What was everyone talking about all over the blogs yesterday? Toke Makinwa. What exactly were they saying about Toke? All ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Americans have no trust in their media – as usual

Over the past few years, trust in America’s media has continued to trend downwards – on track to hit zero ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Media Blog: The Huffington Post is coming to “sub-saharan Africa”

Someone should warn them that people in Sub-Saharan Africa don’t like to be called by that name – especially when ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Media Blog: Jason Njoku has made a very, very important move with IrokoX

So, it’s always interesting to follow Jason’s Njoku’s moves – not just because iROKO is a big fish in a ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 17, 2016

The Media Blog: No, we’re not even joking. Adesuwa Onyenokwe is interviewing Bobrisky today

We can’t help you if you are in the media and you don’t know Adesuwa Onyenokwe. Icon of the talk ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 17, 2016

The Media Blog: Former Gawker staff appear not to know that something has happened to them sha

You know we love Gawker here. So we keep keeping tabs, even though it’s not a Nigerian company. It’s only ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 15, 2016

The Media Blog: Is like the Nigerian army don’t want to respect themselves

Plenty of bad news have emerged from reporters and storytellers focused relentlessly on the tragedy of the north – famine, ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 14, 2016

The Media Blog: Konbini.com arrived Nigeria prepared for a media war

Konbini.com, launched in 2008 in perhaps is a global media company with a presence in France, Mexico, the United Kingdom, ...

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