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Pulitzer Prize winner joins UST journalism faculty

Pulitzer Prize winner joins UST journalism faculty

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by KRISTINE ERIKA L. AGUSTIN PULITZER PRIZE-winning journalist Manuel “Manny” Mogato, who was recognized for his coverage of President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody war on illegal drugs, is now a part of the university’s journalism program. Mogato was appointed as an adjunct professor – a new category for faculty members – last Aug. 27. The veteran journalist said he aims to inspire students to have passion for and commitment to their craft by sharing his experiences from his nearly 40-year career. “It’s a public service whether we like it or not. Malaki sa democracy ang ginagawang role ng journalist so nalulungkot lang ako na parang nawawala yung passion, dedication, [and] commitment sa ating profession (Journalists play a big role in democracy so I’m sad that we seem to be los
Communication professor dies at 49

Communication professor dies at 49

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by KAREN RENEE S. NOGOY DEPARTMENT OF Communication and Media Studies professor Samuel Ramos Jr., better known by his students as “Sir Samu,” died on Sunday, Aug. 1, at 49. The cause of his death was not disclosed. The University announced his passing and expressed its condolences to his family on its official social media accounts on Wednesday.  “The Thomasian family mourns the passing of Dr. Samuel Jr. T. Ramos, a faculty member of the Department of Communication and Media Studies of the UST Faculty of Arts and Letters. We grieve with the family of Dr. Ramos on his sudden and untimely passing. Eternal rest grant unto Dr. Ramos, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace,” the University wrote in a Facebook post. Ramos finished his bachelor’s d