The Broadcast Journalism Department of the National Film and Television Institute, NAFTI, winners of the maiden edition of the inter-tertiary media and information literacy quiz, held at the University of Ghana, has presented its award to the rector and management of the institute.
The NAFTI broadcast journalism students thrashed graduate students from the University of Ghana, Legon and their undergraduate counterparts from Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), African University College of Communications (AUCC), University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), and others, in a contest organized by the School of Information and Communication Studies of the University of Ghana to create awareness of the spread of fake news on the internet.
Leading the delegation, Head of the Broadcast Journalism Department at NAFTI, Mary Ayim-Segbefia said “it is an honour for us to present this historic award to management and thank you for your continuous support of the department in diverse ways.”
In his remarks, the Rector of NAFTI, Dr. Samuel Nai, who could not hide his excitement, congratulated the team for making the school proud and urged them to win more laurels and lift the image of the school higher and higher. He added “this win is a testament that has spoken to the caliber of students we are training as well as the expertise of the lectures, I congratulate you for a good job done and please don’t be complacent.”
The Dean of Studies at NAFTI Dr. Ramatu Dadzie also congratulated the team and advised the students to keep the quality they have been imparted with and take their news writing skills more seriously.