EXPERTS GHANA Betway organises educative conference for journalists ahead of the World Cup 1 month ago Szarlot Post Views: 115 Global sports betting brand, Betway Ghana collaborated with media on best practices for Ghanaian Journalists as the 2022 Qatar World Cup draws near. The event saw some long-serving sports journalists including Kwabena Yeboah, Michael Oti Adjei, Ibrahim Saani Daara, Henry Asante Twum share their experiences from covering global tournaments over the past years with colleagues. The forum also provided a platform for the sports journalists fraternity to discuss best practices and new technology in coverage. In what was a very interactive programme, SWAG President, Kwabena Yeboah, Ghana Football Association Communication’s Director, Henry Asante Twum, Ibrahim Sannie Daara and Godfred Akoto Boafo, were all speakers at the conference. Mr. Yeboah in advocating for integrity in all aspects of reporting stated “As a journalist, the day you lose your integrity, you’re finished. It’s important to be factual and accurate. That’s the reason I emphasised that facts are sacred. Even when reporting facts, it is important to exercise discretion.” Speaking on the relationship between the GFA and journalists who would be at the football tournament this year, Mr. Asante Twum warned that “journalists without accreditation cannot have access to the teams’ hotels” during this year’s Mundial. In ensuring that journalists who would work online also have a bit of exclusivity and reader interest, Godfred Akoto Boafo, an expert in Digital Media advised Journalists to start preparing for “keyword map out” as well as ensure they make their works visible and stand out among the numerous that will do same. Media General’s Michael Oti Adjei convener of the event speaking on his path added: “to standout in tournaments coverage, always keep in mind the football is a small part of your story; you’ll be defined by the stories you tell outside the game.” Ibrahim Sannie Daara stressed that journalists can only be counted as being good enough if they can write. “You cannot be a good journalist if you’re not a good writer. If you cannot write, count yourself count yourself out.” The 2022 World Cup is billed for November 20-18 December in Doha, Qatar. Source: ghanabusinessnews.com About Post Author Szarlot I am a fan of casino games especially roulette and blackjack. After that I analyze current events in the gambling industry. See author's posts SzarlotI am a fan of casino games especially roulette and blackjack. After that I analyze current events in the gambling industry. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: Betway, Ghana, Katar 2022 Continue Reading Previous Uganda: Galaxy FM Director Dies in Nasty Entebbe Expressway CrashNext SA: Tax income from gambling back to pre-Covid levels More Stories EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA South Africa starts regulating cryptocurrency exchanges 2 days ago Samuel EXPERTS GHANA TransferGo expands money transfer service to Africa 2 days ago Samuel GHANA ONLINE The MGA hosts a delegation from Ghana discussing lottery regulations in Ghana 3 days ago Samuel EXPERTS KENYA 5G Technology Gives Rise To Sports Betting In Africa 3 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS TUNISIA The prospects of gambling legalisation in Arab countries 4 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS ZIMBABWE African telcos target minors with new mobile money solutions 5 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS WORLD NEWS BMM Testlabs opens new gaming laboratory in India 6 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA Suspect arrested for robbery and impersonating Gambling Board official 6 days ago Samuel BETTING GHANA Different types of soccer bet you can place any time 6 days ago Samuel EXPERTS TANZANIA Which way betting? The big debate 1 week ago Samuel BETTING GHANA Hooked: Sports betting addiction in Ghana youth 1 week ago Szarlot EXPERTS NIGERIA MoMo taps bill payment to broaden offerings, promote financial inclusion 1 week ago Samuel Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.