Liberian Media Once Again Is Bereaved, Prof. James Wolo Is Dead

The Late Professor James Wolo
The Late Professor James Wolo

Just laid to rest of Lawrence Randall, one of Liberia’s respected journalists yesterday, Friday, September 10, 2016, another Liberian media ‘guru’, a Professor of Mass Communications at the University of Liberia has passed off after a protracted illness. Professor Wolo who was suffering from diabetes died at a local hospital 12AM this morning here in Monrovia.

Prior to his death the late Professor worked at the United Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), and was one of the most respected and senior Liberian media practitioners who always wanted to mode the minds of upcoming Liberian journalists. Prof. Wolo will be missed by the Liberian media stakeholders.

The Liberian media over the past months has suffered the blow of death with more than four journalists being hit by this devilish blow call death in less than two months, Prof. Wolo is the latest to be hit by this unwanted blow.

Detail will be followed in our subsequent posting

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.