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Journ alumna among finalists in Journalism for an Equitable Asia tilt

Journ alumna among finalists in Journalism for an Equitable Asia tilt

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by: KRISTINE ERIKA AGUSTIN photo grabbed from the official Facebook account of Gaea Katreena Cabico JOURNALISM ALUMNA and the Flame's former editor-in-chief Gaea Katreena Cabico is among the 13 finalists for the Journalism for an Equitable Asia, an award that aims to recognize journalists who "expose social issues of inequality to build the public’s understanding and support for equality, #human rights, and #sustainability" and encourage to "write for a fairer Asia.” Cabico, now a Philstar.com reporter, was nominated for her story "Fed by the waters: Coastal waters in Bulacan that have provided food and livelihood for decades may soon be paved over for an airport project." It was produced with her photojournalist colleague Efigenio Toledo IV.  "When people talk about the propos
Journ Artlet goes viral after signing petition with witty name

Journ Artlet goes viral after signing petition with witty name

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by HANNAH BEATRISSE OLEDAN photo grabbed from the official Twitter account of Mark Geronimo (@markgeronimo_) THIRD YEAR journalism student Mark Geronimo went viral on Twitter on Thursday, Jul. 29 after using “Twitter Bhie Bhie Gurl” as his petition name for the #RampaSaKorteSuprema movement that aims to counter the implementation of the newly enacted Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.  Geronimo is one of the 19 petitioners collectively called “Concerned Online Citizens” who filed the 21st petition against the new law. In an online interview with The Flame, he explained that he decided to go with "Twitter Bhie Bhie Gurl" after knowing that he could describe himself without being formal. He said he did not want to label himself as an influencer, but rather just a regular Twitter user and a
UST Journ faculty: Shutting down media is the work of dictators

UST Journ faculty: Shutting down media is the work of dictators

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by JUSTIN LIM and JANIS MOISES the official statement of the journ faculty from the Facebook account of Mr. Felipe F. Salvosa II, the UST Journalism program coordinator.  JOURNALISM EDUCATORS from the Faculty of Arts and Letters on Tuesday slammed the order of National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) for broadcast network ABS-CBN Corp. to cease operations after its legislative franchise expired on Monday. In a statement, the faculty called on lawmakers to renew ABS-CBN's franchise and urged the broadcast firm to exhaust all legal remedies. “Duterte has declared war on the free press and this is his Pearl Harbor attack,” they said. The journalism professors also branded the delay in renewing the network's franchise an "insidious" strategy to "run the clock out on ABS-CBN an