Memories of Marawi

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Memories of Marawi   Three years ago, the Asian Center for Journalism traveled to Northern Mindanao as part of Panglantaw Mindanao (Mindanao perspective), a project aimed at producing multimedia stories on Mindanao issues.   Armed with cameras, voice recorders and laptops, the team planned to reach as far as Marawi, the only city in the

Ateneo MA Journ grads in Reporting ASEAN Fellowship

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Ateneo M.A. Journalism graduates Camille Elemia (fourth from left) and Walter Balane (first on right) recently took part in the Reporting ASEAN Fellowships and were in Bangkok for the Reporting ASEAN Media Forum held Feb. 17-19, 2017. Elemia, who writes for Rappler, produced a three-part in-depth report on Filipino migrants in Malaysia as part of

Feature Article: Boxing to Live

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BOXING TO LIVE Jinggo Montenejo     CAGAYAN DE ORO—In the hills of this city in the Philippines’ northern Mindanao region, an amateur boxing program provides boys and girls as young as 11 a unique opportunity to serve flag and country, and at the same time take a shot at a better life.   In

Investigative Journalism – Tricks of the Trade

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Investigative journalism- Tricks of the trade by Aya Lowe     “Think about it this way, if you don’t know how your money is being spent, if you don’t know how decisions are being made and if you don’t know who is influencing what. Then, how do you know what you really support or oppose,

Call for Applications: 2017 Diploma in Visual Journalism

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    The Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University is now accepting applications for the Diploma in Visual Journalism for 2017.   The program, which will last for eight months, is designed to give Asian journalists, news photographers and videographers a wider theoretical and practical perspective on visual storytelling for news

100 Days of Rodrigo Duterte

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  100 days of Rodrigo Duterte Text by Luz Rimban Photos by ACFJ’s Diploma in Photojournalism alumni and Visual Journalism students DPJ: Mark Cristino, Froilan Gallardo, Mario Ignacio IV, Toto Lozano, Raffy Lerma, Lyn Rillon, Aaron Vicencio, and Veejay Villafranca DVJ: Jinggo Montenejo and Richard Reyes   100 Days of Rodrigo Duterte / Google Photos  

Book review: Blood on their hands

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The book that featured the works of the first eight graduates of ACFJ’s MA Journalism program was reviewed by Pacific Media Center director Dr David Robie.   In his review entitled Conflicts challenge the Asian news media, Dr Robie lauded the book saying “The chapters in Blood are a celebration of the KAF [Konrad Adenauer

Mindanawon alumni win Red Cross reporting awards

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Four Mindanao-based graduates of ACFJ’s photojournalism and multimedia journalism programs received citations for their reports which featured consequences of conflict in the Philippine media. Photojournalism alumna Ruby Thursday More’s still photo entitled ‘Bakwit’ (displaced persons; based on the word ‘evacuate’) won the second prize in the photography category of the Red Cross Humanitarian Awards held at The Bayleaf Intramuros, Manila, August 27.

ACFJ student, alumni receive international photo awards

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Visual literacy student Yusuf Ahmed and DPJ alumni A.M. Ahad and Soham Gupta were among the 10 photographers recognized in Transparency International’s youth photo and writing competition last month. Their photos bested around 500 entries on the theme ‘Illustrate the negative effects that corruption has on your world,’ according to the organizer’s website.