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 an exemplary focus of discipline,dedication,hardwork,selfless services,dynamism,humility and loyalty. A distinguished media practitioner per excellence,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 from the prestigious ATLANTIC INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY in the United States with a special dissertation on SPACE JOURNALISM.This research work represents the first in the academic history of Nigeria.Ale,who currently work 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 certificate 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 bagged post graduate certificates on Leadership for Networked World and International Politics respectively.He has previously worked at one time or the other 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 and conferences on media as well as Space Science and Technology in different parts of the World, including,India,Netherland,China,France,United States,United Kingdom,Austria,Geneva,Russia,Ukraine,Japan,Canada,Pakistan and in different parts of African continent. A lover of humanity,Felix Ale has delivered papers in different national and international fora and has received several merit awards across the globe.Today,he is one of the leading Space Affairs Analysts/Journalists in Africa and belongs to various local and international professional associations,bodies groups and organisations including 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).