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Revisiting History with Journalism: Presented by NHK WORLD TV

A Special Lecture and Documentary Screening at the University of the Philippines
NHK WORLD TV from Japan collaborates with the University of the Philippines to present a special lecture for students of the College of Mass Communication. Following a screening of a documentary detailing the history between the Philippines and Japan after World War Two, students will explore the role investigative journalism plays in uncovering the truth while engaging in lively discussion with a panel of speakers consisting of the documentary’s producers and NHK WORLD journalists.
Quezon City, Manila, Philippines – 21st April 2017, Friday
Several classes from the University of the Philippines’ …

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Leyte-based radio broadcaster receives UP award

Radio broadcaster Francisca “Babes” Custodio delivers her UP Gawad Plaridel lecture. Photo by jun Madrid (UPSIO).
The UP Gawad Plaridel, the sole award of the University for outstanding media practitioners, was given this year to Radio DYVL-Tacloban City station manager Francisca “Babes” Custodio.
Custodio was recognized for her promotion of the Waray oral literary form Siday, language, and culture. She was also cited for public service as exemplified by her remaining on duty during Typhoon Yolanda, which ravaged the station and killed two of the staff and five from a janitor’s family taking shelter in the station.
The 12th Gawad Plaridel ceremonies were …

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Writer Ricky Lee is the 2015 UP Gawad Plaridel awardee

The University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2015 U.P. Gawad Plaridel in the person of Mr. Ricardo “Ricky” Lee.
Ricky Lee produced a body of work that is marked by excellence through considerable writing of memorable films such as Himala, Jaguar, Salome, Moral, Karnal – films that introduced new subjectivities that tackled taboos and modern moralities in Philippine cinema. He has also put forward a distinct voice of the scriptwriter in the collaborative process of filmmaking. He has also uplifted the role and the integrity of the scriptwriting profession that is …

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