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Journalism program head wins Catholic mass media award

Journalism program head wins Catholic mass media award

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The head of the university’s journalism program has been recognized by the Diocese of Pasig for his contributions and efforts to uphold Christian and positive values. Journalism program coordinator Felipe Salvosa II has been awarded with the 2021 Servus Dei award, which is given to outstanding media practitioners in Pasig, Pateros, and Taguig, areas that are under the diocese’s jurisdiction. “Communicators have a most important part to play in forming public opinion, and the development of public opinion in the Church is in fact deemed essential,” Salvosa said during the 8th annual Pasig Catholic Mass Media Awards (PCMMA) held last Nov. 6. “At the same time, it admonishes us that not every opinion that is given publicity, including propaganda, should be taken as a true express
Youth urged to educate cynical voters, fact-check politicians

Youth urged to educate cynical voters, fact-check politicians

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JOURNALISM PROFESSORS and media professionals have urged the youth to educate voters who have lost faith in the electoral process and to scrutinize the statements of candidates running for office. ABS-CBN News Channel anchor and UST journalism professor Christian Esguerra said the youth’s role in the upcoming elections is significant because they can help other voters come up with informed decisions. “Malaki ang role niyong kabataan [sa eleksyon] kasi kayo ang magtuturo doon sa mga botanteng naging cynical na. You can help guide them, even your parents [and] the elders (The youth has a big role in the elections because you will teach voters that have become cynical. You can guide them, even your parents and the elders),” Esguerra said during the Boboto AKO sa 2022 webinar last We
Journ coordinator quits as Times editor over ‘matrix’ story

Journ coordinator quits as Times editor over ‘matrix’ story

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By JOAHNA LEI E. CASILAO UPDATED: Apr. 25, 6:55 p.m. THE COORDINATOR of the Journalism program resigned from his post as managing editor of The Manila Times following the newspaper’s publication of an article linking various media outlets to an alleged ouster plot against President Rodrigo Duterte. Felipe Salvosa II left the publication on Wednesday because he “didn’t agree with the publication of the ‘matrix’ story” tagging the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ), Vera Files, Rappler, and the National Union of People’s Lawyers in an ouster plot. Also tagged in the story was journalism lecturer Karol Ilagan from the PCIJ. The media organization has renounced the matrix as “wrong on many points” in a statement. “After that, I felt it was time to go. We