With just a few days to go before voters troop to the polling stations for the 2019 midterm elections, several units of the University of the Philippines are busy publishing insights, fact check pieces and other materials aimed at aiding voters in their choice of candidates for the different positions in government.
The Department of Journalism of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication invites journalism and communication students to submit entries to the 2019 Asian Journalism Research Conference (AJRC 2019), scheduled on April 12, 2019 (Friday) at the University of the Philippines, Diliman campus.
The Pelikula Lektura: UP Film Institute Philippine Cinema Centennial Lecture Series supported by the Film Development Council of the Philippines continues with the former Dean of the UP College of Mass Communication and the current director of the UP Institute of Creative Writing Dr. Rolando B. Tolentino—February 28, 2019 (Thursday) 9:30 AM at the UPFI Film Center – Cine Adarna in UP Diliman.
Spearheaded by three UP units, Tsek.ph, a collaborative fact-checking project, is launched to establish an online repository of fact-checking for the May 2019 elections.
Dr. Elena E. Pernia, dean of the UP Diliman College of Mass Communication, has taken her oath as VP for Public Affairs. Her appointment has been in effect since January 16, the day after her predecessor Dr. Jose Dalisay Jr. retired from service.
Gawad Plaridel recipient for 2018 Jessica Soho, a broadcast journalist, talked about her career before Mass Communication students, scholars, and practitioners from different schools and organizations, in a skills enhancement seminar on January 21, 2019 in the UP Film Institute Studio, UP Diliman.
The lives and careers of twelve distinguished alumni of the UP College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) were honored with the 2018 Glory Awards on October 6, 2018 at the Ang Bahay ng Alumni. The recipients of the awards are chosen from alumni of the College who have made significant contributions in its four core disciplines: broadcasting, communication research, film, and journalism; or in allied communication fields.