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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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

Workshop generates milestones


With the vision of becoming the preeminent hub for journalism education by 2017 in mind, ACFJ drew up its plans for 2013 and milestones up to 2017 in an annual review and planning workshop at Faber Hall, Ateneo de Manila University, on January 11 -12.   Among the plans set for 2013 are a review…(Read More)

ACFJ’s institutional thrusts and programs have been under review as part of an institution-strengthening project supported by World Press Photo.  Through individual and group interviews as well as surveys, many of our alumni, students, faculty and partners have taken part in this process which culminated last year in a strategic planning workshop. ACFJ…(Read More)

ACFJ representatives led by Dr. Violet B. Valdez, executive director, took part in the workshop “Media Development in Asia: The road ahead for KAS and its regional partners,” held in Singapore, December 4 – 7.   This three-day administration and planning meeting convened by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Media Programme Asia, a  follow-up…(Read More)

Professor Kim Kierans, MA Journalism faculty member, was among the communication scholars and practitioners who wrote critical thought pieces for the award-winning Asian Communication Handbook (6th edition).  The book has been adjudged best book in the 2012 Asian Publishing Awards held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in November 30, 2012.   Kierans, an adjunct professor…(Read More)

This year’s submission deadline for the 2013 Fellowships for the Master of Arts in Journalism has been moved to Friday, 15 February 2013.   The fellowships are awarded to full-time Asian journalists who have excellent professional and academic record, a commitment to good journalism and leadership qualities. A grant covers tuition and other…(Read More)

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