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Journos bag awards in research conference

Journos bag awards in research conference

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by JENNA KAYE M. PANDANAN and ARTHUR N. APOSTOL SIX ARTLETS from the journalism program won in this year’s Philippine Journalism Research Conference (PJRC), announced Saturday.  The students received awards under the two categories: Academic Research and Special Projects in Feature. Journalism senior Carlito Topacio won first place under the category of Academic Research for his study, “Covering Ground Zero: How the Philippine Media portrayed China’s role in the COVID-19 pandemic.”  “I was able to generate a theory proposing that the media's coverage on a global outbreak's country of origin is transformative in nature. Experiencing various "phases" in its reportage, with each phase having its own predominant focus,” Topacio told The Flame. Topacio’s research explored the loc...