“The role of the media in protecting our democracy cannot be understated.” A look back at the role of mass media, campus journalism, citizen journalism and fact-checking in keeping our democracy alive.
Two journalists, an arts community advocate, a development communicator,an education innovator, and a producer-writerof hit television shows are this year’s six outstanding alumni of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UPCMC) who will receive the coveted Glory award.
While the case purports to be a personal one involving a media institution and an “aggrieved” citizen, the UP College of Mass Communication sees this event as a direct threat to freedom of the press. Why?
The UP College of Mass Communication Journalism Department is joining the fight against COVID-19 through fact-checking. Fact-checked information can be accessed through its website http://www.factrakers.org and on FactRakers.
Multi-awarded screenwriter, filmmaker, playwright, writer and editor, Bonifacio Parabuac Ilagan, added a new entry to his long list of accomplishments when he was awarded the 2019 Gawad Plaridel award on November 20, 2019.
Media and communication students, faculty, scholars, professionals, and enthusiasts from various parts of the country are set to gather at the annual Philippine College Radio Congress, happening on November 26-28, 2019 at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman.
Five highly accomplished communicators will receive the 2019 Glory Award given to outstanding University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UPCMC) alumni. To be recognized at the college’s alumni homecoming are Carolyn Arguillas for journalism; Nona Andaya-Castillo and Samira Gutoc for social advocacy; Jeffrey Jeturian for film and visual communication; and Florencio “Floy” Quintos for performing arts.
In observance of World News Day today, September 28, UP experts share their thoughts on how fake news affects Philippine society, politics and democracy.
The Department of Communication Research of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication is holding the 2nd Communication Research International Conference (CRIC) at the Film Center of UP Diliman on 17 and 18 October 2019.
With the Commission on Elections finally declaring the winners of the recent senatorial elections, it is apparent that some of those who made it are new to the legislature. And with much to learn about the duties and responsibilities of members of the chamber, these senators-elect may need all the tips and help they can get.
Dr. Jean Encinas-Franco, a former Senate director turned UP professor of political science, shares a few tips for new legislators.