Faculty, alumni jurors of global photo contest

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A faculty member and two alumni of the ACFJ photojournalism program have been invited to be members of the jury of a photo competition organized by the European Journalism Centre (EJC) in Maastricht, the Netherlands.   Ernie Sarmiento, photojournalism faculty and former chief of photographers of the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI), was chosen alongside with

Workshop revisits ACFJ vision and strategy

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A restatement of ACFJ’s vision and a restructuring of its educational and training programs were among the top recommendations for the next five years that emerged from ACFJ’s  two-day strategic planning workshop held July 11 and 12 at the Loyola Campus.   The proposed vision states “ACFJ is the preeminent institution equipping journalists with leading

ACFJ launches multimedia program

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The Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University (ACFJ) formally launches its multimedia journalism program in ceremonies at the Ateneo Art Gallery on Friday, June 1.

ACFJ holds workshops for Aurora NGOs

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ACFJ conducted a two-day media workshop, entitled “Meet the Media: how the media works, serves and empowers,” for four Aurora NGOs last 2-3 April 2012. The participants from BATARIS, JPAG, KALINGA, and PAMANA were given lectures on specific fields in media by different Ateneo faculty, and alumni.

ACFJ students graduate

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Ten MA Journalism students graduated this 24 March 2012, Saturday. The five from the ten who attended the ceremony marched at the Ateneo High School’s Moro Lorenzo Gymnasium with other graduates of the School of Social Sciences, and the School of Humanities. Ma. Lira Fernandez and Klara Iskra Anonuevo who graduated in 2011 also joined this year’s graduation march.

Call for contest entries: "Climate Change: Reporting Lens from Asia"

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Articles are now being accepted for the contest “Climate Change: Reporting Lens from Asia.” Journalists from East, Southeast, and South Asia who write in English and/or local languages are invited to submit entries relating policy, environment, and science to everyday issues. Deadline of submission of entries will be on 20 March 2012.

4 NGOs learn to plan comm strategy

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Aurora Province, Philippines, 4 Feb 2012. Nineteen men and women from four civil society groups in Aurora Province, Philippines took part in a two-day strategic communication planning workshop in Baler, the province’s capital, February 3 to 4.

Move.PH to bring "Social Media for Social Change" in Manila

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The third-leg of the chat series “Social Media for Social Change,” sponsored by Move.PH, will be held at the Far Eastern University (FEU) Auditorium on 12 Jan 2012, Thursday, from 8am to 12 noon. Big names in broadcast journalism such as Maria Ressa, former CNN Jakarta bureau chief, Cheche Lazaro of Probe, and Veronica Pedrosa of Al Jazeera English will be present in the event.