Applications open for Ateneo liberal arts fellowships

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Applications for the 2013 Doreen Gamboa Fernandez Xtreme Fellowship Awards are still open. The deadline is set on Friday, August 9.   The annual fellowships, in honor of the late Ateneo de Manila academic Dr. Doreen Fernandez, are aimed at enriching the liberal arts tradition in the Loyola Schools. Undergraduate students who have outstanding extra-curricular

Visual literacy certificate course begins

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Visual literacy in the newsroom, the first course under the certificate program in visual journalism, opens for eight students from three Asian countries, July 22.   Six of the eight students were from the Philippines and one each from Indonesia and Bangladesh. They are all working as junior and mid-level executives for print and broadcast

Call for entries: APEC photo contest

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Photographers from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies* are invited to submit their photographic interpretation of APEC Indonesia’s 2013 priorities, which are as follows: 1) Sustaining the momentum toward free and open trade by 2020; 2) Moving towards sustainable development with equity; and 3) Improving connectivity. This contest was launched by APEC in line with

Call for entries: PH health media recognition

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Print, radio, television, online media and bloggers are invited to submit stories for the “Parangal sa mga Kuwentong Kalsugan Pangkalahatan” (PKKP) health media recognition.  Stories should have been published, posted or aired from the period of Jan 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  These must also be about health issues on the theme “Kalusugan Pangkalahatan”

Deadline for Visual Literacy applications reset to June 28

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The application deadline for Visual Literacy in the Newsroom, the first course under the Certificate Program in Visual Journalism program, has been moved to Friday, 28 June 2013.  Classes begin July 1 and end August 31.   The course is designed to provide students with a solid grounding on visual literacy. All class sessions in

2013 MA Journ fellows named

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Twelve journalists from five Asian countries comprise the 2013 grantees of the ACFJ Fellowships in MA Journalism.   Four seasoned journalists, Luis Dela Vega (Inquirer Libre, Philippines), Dandy Koswaraputra (Al Jazeera Network, Indonesia), Minh Zaw Oo (Trade Times, Myanmar), and Yi Mon (Alinkar Wityee Magazine, Myanmar) lead the group as senior fellows.   Of the

Photojournalism students receive diploma

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Eighteen photography and journalism professionals from six countries were awarded the Diploma in Photojournalism (DPJ) in May, after presenting their final projects to a jury of top journalists.   Among this year’s graduates are ten Filipinos, two Bangladeshi, two Indians, a German, a Nepali, an Indonesian, and a Sri Lankan.   The final projects were

9 Asian journalists receive MA Journ degree

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Nine journalists from three Asian countries finished their degrees and were awarded the MA Journalism during the annual university commencement rites, March 22, at Ateneo’s Loyola campus.   Six of the graduates attended the rites and marched along with fellow graduates from the School of Social Sciences and the School of Humanities during a two-hour

Workshop sets Panglantaw Mindanao plans

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To further strengthen the training of multimedia reporters in Mindanao, members of the Panglantaw Mindanao team crystallized their goals and plans for 2013 through a visioning and planning workshop at Lishper Inn, Davao City, March 18-19.   Thirteen journalists composed of junior and senior executives in print, broadcast and multimedia organizations as well as from

Ateneo, lokaalmondiaal co-host student exchange

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Eight communication students from the St. Joost Academy of Arts and Design, The Netherlands, wrapped up their two-week stay at the Ateneo recently with an output of varied stories and images including those on environmental issues, folk practices, and even Valentine’s Day.   The students were taking part in Beyond y(our) World 2013  (BYW), a