FEATHERS PROJECT

 By Noel Ihebuzor

Indeed, social media are opening up the Nigeria social space in new ways. It is now the new equaliser that is breaking the information monopoly that was enjoyed by the state and a few media houses. In the process, it is unleashing hidden journalistic talents as we witness a mushrooming of bloggers, social commentators and critics.

There is evidence of a growing use of the social media by Nigerians. Facebook and Twitter have become invaluable tools for keeping in touch with friends and family. Indeed, social media are opening up the Nigeria social space in new ways. It is now the new equaliser that is breaking the information monopoly that was enjoyed by the state and a few media houses. In the process, it is unleashing hidden journalistic talents as we witness a mushrooming of bloggers, social commentators and critics. The latter are a part of a new generation of social…

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