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Tina Monzon Palma is the U.P. Gawad Plaridel 2017 Recipient

The University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication is pleased to announce the recipient of the U.P. Gawad Plaridel 2017 in the person of MS. TINA MONZON PALMA.
Tina Monzon Palma is a veteran broadcaster who is cited for her pioneering efforts that opened doors/opportunities for women at a time when men dominated the media landscape.
Tina Monzon Palma has kept her professional integrity in her more than 40 years in the media. She was a news anchor during the Martial Law years, and remained steadfast in her craft.
The U.P. Gawad Plaridel comes with a trophy, specially designed by National Artist …

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UP College of Mass Communication Statement on the Issue of Hazing

We, at the University of the Philippines-College of Mass Communication, strongly denounce the dehumanizing practices of hazing, whether in the form of physical and/or verbal abuse.
The recent social media buzz (Facebook post dated February 29, 2016) regarding an event five years ago that involves an alumna of our College is saddening, to say the least.
We are concerned about her well-being as we are about others who may have gone through physical and psychological hazing. If this can be part of the healing process, we therefore encourage her, as well as others who had undergone similar experiences, to file official charges …

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“Do Not Fear Numbers,” Alampay Tells Young Journalists

In his keynote speech at the Philippine Journalism Research Conference 2015 (PJRC 2015), BusinessWorld and InterAksyon.com Editor-in-chief Roby Alampay advised aspiring journalists to overcome the discipline’s stereotypical adversity to numbers and technology in order to embrace the future. The conference was held last 13 March 2015 at the Cine Adarna, UP Diliman.
PJRC 2015 was organized by the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication’s (UP-CMC) Department of Journalism together with the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication (AIJC).
The conference allowed journalism students from around the …

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Call for Nominations: UP Gawad Plaridel 2015

The UP College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) is now accepting nominations for the annual UP GAWAD PLARIDEL which recognizes Filipino media practitioners who have excelled in any of the media (print, radio, film, television, and new media) and have performed with the highest level of professional integrity in the interest of public service.
For 2015, the eleventh UP Gawad Plaridel will be given to an outstanding FILM PRACTITIONER.
The award is named after Marcelo H. del Pilar (nom de plume, Plaridel), the selfless propagandist whose stewardship of the reformist newspaper La Solidaridad helped crystallize nationalist sentiments and ignite libertarian ideas in …

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