What meaning are we talking about? What significance? In this age of information overload, journalism is facing some seemingly intractable problems, one of which is the breakdown in the trust of readers and viewers of many of our journalistic contents. Senior journalists have been responding to this trust deficit differently: some with a lot of concern; others with unrelenting contempt and perhaps cynicism. Dapo Olorunyomi is one of those who have been responding to it with a deep concern principally by framing the issues involved intelligently and setting up, and helping to set up, institutions that have been mulling over the issues. Driven by moral courage, believing that critical, creative and investigative journalism is still in a putative phase in our country, Olorunyomi has been an implacable fighter for a restoration of its dignity and nobility.
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