A veteran Journalist Mr. Ray Ekpu has called on news Editors in the country to resist all temptations and intimidations that will dent the integrity of the Journalism profession.

He threw the challenge in Abuja at a training on Conflict Sensitive Reporting for news Editors in Nigeria, organized by the Centre for Democracy and Development.

Mr Ekpu who gave account of his over four decades in the Journalism practice, told participants that he was able to withstand pressure to Undermine Journalism ethics from even his employers.

Some participants at the training.

On reporting conflict and sensitive issues, the veteran Journalist urged editors to be guided by the ethics of the profession and consider national interest before any other consideration.

During the experience sharing session of the training, participants bear there minds on the need for thoroughness on issues, especially those that are sensitive to national security, ethnicity and religion, before dishing out to the public.

The training was attended by Editors from broadcast, print and online media from across the country.



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