Seminar paper from the year 2014 in the subject Communications - Journalism, Journalism Professions, grade: A, Atlantic International University (SCHOOL OF SOCIAL AND HUMAN STUDIES), course: PhD JOURNALISM, language: English, abstract: The purpose of the media is to express an opinion supported by facts.In this process,media houses have experienced conflicts with the courts.The law can,however handle such disagreements through if the media houses intend to exist in the democratic media system.There are certain principles that the media and the courts conflict over how they could be achieved.The media believe in independence, meaning that,they should pursue their objectives without any pressure from the government or any groups,for the benefit of their target audience.The principle of diversity also applies because the public is entitled to different sources of information to meet the interest of different target groups.Diversity can also be achieved in form of information quality because the information available to the people should be accurate,relevant and trustworthy.The actual content of a mans life is embedded in his symbolical feat to achieve greatness through dint of hard work and excellence. Felix Ale,a household name in the field of Journalism,Corporate Communications as well as Space Science and Technology development in Nigeria, is indeed a highly self motivated,result oriented and excellent professional with inspiring records of robust and broad based experience. An exemplary focus of discipline,dedication,selfless services,humility and loyalty,Felix Ale has defined himself as a strong,indifatigable and committed communication strategist and indeed a worthy ambassador of Nigeria Union of Journalists,a professional association he proudly belongs. He holds a Ph.D in Journalism(WITH DISTINCTION) from the prestigious ATLANTIC INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY in the United States with a broad based research interest on SPACE JOURNALISM.This research work represents the first in the academic history of Nigeria.Ale,who currently works as Head,Media and Corporate Communications of the National Space Research and Development Agency(Nigeria Space Agency)in Abuja has equally attended the INTERNATIONAL SPACE UNIVERSITY in France for a Post graduate course on Space Science and technology.He was also at the prestigious HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL in the United States and UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD where he successfully completed different short term post-graduate courses respectively.He has previously worked as Staff Reporter,Government House Correspondent,News Editor,Press Attache to Military Governors and Chief Press Secretary to a democratically elected government in Ondo State,Nigeria. Felix Ale has also attended a good number of foreign courses,workshops and conferences on media as well as Space Science and Technology across the globe.Some of the countries are ,India,Netherland,China,France,United States,United Kingdom,Austria,Geneva,Russia,Ukraine,Japan,Canada,Pakistan and in different parts of African region.. A lover of humanity,Felix Ale has also delivered papers at different national and international fora and has received several national and international merit awards.Today,he is one of the leading Space Affairs Analysts/Journalists in Africa and belongs to various local and international professional associations,bodies and groups.Among these are the Worlds largest organization for Public Relations-Public Relations Society of America(PRSA),World Federation of Science Writers Association and Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ).