Multimedia journ student receives TV Journalist Award

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Quezon City, Philippines, 22 July 2011.  For investigating the red passport scam in Nepal that led to the arrest of three of the country’s lawmakers and suspension of other government officials, Rajneesh Bhandari, a multimedia student from Nepal, was cited for his outstanding performance in in-depth reporting. He was  awarded the Kantipur TV Journalist (Employee)

A passion for continuing education

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Rony Zakaria is one freelance photographer who values continuing education to improve his craft and prepare for a future career in teaching. “ I’d like to do lots of photography and teaching as well,” he said. A graduate of mathematics and computer science from the Bina Nusantara University in Jakarta, Indonesia, the 22-year old Indonesian

Another distinction for multimedia journalism student

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ACFJ congratulates G. M. B. Akash, a renown photojournalist from Bangladesh, for winning the  2nd Water Integrity photo competition. The Water Integrity  Network (WIN)  organized this international contest focused on the precious value of water as well as the dangers that badly managed water can expose people to in urbanized settings. A student of the

ACFJ Faculty launches new book

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Chay F. Hofileña, an MA Journalism faculty and former coordinator of the MA Journalism program administered by ACFJ,  has co-authored with fellow journalist Miriam Grace A. Go a new book  ” Ambition Destiny Victory: Stories from a Presidential Election, “which will be launched on July 6 at 4:30 pm, at the Leong Hall Auditorium of the Ateneo

MMJ student wins ‘KLICK’ international photo contest

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G.M.B. Akash, a multi-awarded photojournalist from Bangladesh and a student of the Diploma in Multimedia Journalism class has won first prize in the “KLICK! – Your View of Human Rights and Globalization – international photo competition at this year’s Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany. His winning photo, “ Children’s Hands,” was among

3 Photojourn alumni shine in intl arena

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Rony Zakaria, a graduate of the Diploma in Photojournalism (DPJ) Program of the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism in 2010, won second place in the recent Best of Photojournalism contest organized by the National Press Photographers Association.   Zakaria, a native of Indonesia, competed in the Non-Traditional Photojournalism Publishing category. His winning story, about

Luis Liwanag: Photojournalism as passion

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Luis Liwanag (Liwanag means bright light, which is a perfect surname for a photographer) just finished with the Konrad Adenauer’s Asian Center For Jou

ACFJ alumna bags award for business story

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The Philippine Star’s Iris Cecilia Gonzales bagged this year’s National Statistics Month (NSM) Media Award for her story“RP races to meet Millennium Development Goals by 2015” published in the July  25 issue of The Philippine Star. The award is given by the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) to an individual media reporter for “valuing the

MA Journalism fellow is nominee for Daniel Pearl Award

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Syed Nazakat, senior correspondent of The Week magazine in India, has been nominated for the 2010 Daniel Pearl Awards for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting. Nazakat, a fellow of the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism at the ATeneo, finished the MA Journalism in 2009. Two of Nazakat’s investigative stories, “India’s Secret Torture Chambers” and “Top Secret” interrogation centers have been selected for the nomination.

Future of mainstream media: Tomorrow’s audiences are already tuning out

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Audiences of tomorrow are already tuning out of mainstream media today, noted Manuel L. Quezon III, a columnist with the Philippines Daily Inquirer, as he spoke on the the new media and democracy at the closing on June 8 of the two-day 5th Forum of Emerging Leaders in Asian Journalism convened by the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) of Ateneo de Manila University.