Communication and democracy webinar tackles youth vote on Sept. 8

Communication and democracy webinar tackles youth vote on Sept. 8

Recognizing the importance of the youth vote ahead of the 2022 national elections, the Philippines Communication Society (PCS), in cooperation with the University of the Philippines' internet TV network, TVUP, is mounting “Bata, Bata Mulat KNB? The Youth Vote in...

Philippines Communication Society elects new board

Philippines Communication Society elects new board

By VIRTUAL BOARD MEETING. Top row: Flordeliz Abanto, Maria Angelica Abad, Grace Javier Alfonso, and Elena Pernia; second row: Jim Duran, Dante Velasco, Kriztine Rosales-Viray, and Randy Jay Solis; third row: Christine Cox, Gina Lumauig, Jonalou Labor, and Edna...

‘Media owners the weak link in fight for free press’

‘Media owners the weak link in fight for free press’

The shutdown of media giant ABS-CBN has created a chilling effect especially on media owners who don’t want their business interests caught in the crossfire of Duterte’s clash with the press, journalists said in a Press Room podcast on Saturday, May 8.

‘ABS-CBN shutdown produced chilling effect’

‘ABS-CBN shutdown produced chilling effect’

Mike Navallo, head of the recently revived ABS-CBN chapter of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, said the shutdown did not affect his work but sent a clear message to the news media: going against the administration has consequences.

Rappler CEO bags press freedom award

Rappler CEO bags press freedom award

Maria Ressa (Rappler Official Website) Maria Ressa, the head of the digital news organization Rappler, was chosen as the 2021 recipient of the prestigious Unesco/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Award on Tuesday, April 27.Ressa will be honored on May 2, 2021, the...