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Some stories about climate change tell of impending doom or the coming apocalypse caused by destructive human activity or extreme weather disturbances. Others are inspiring stories of hope and collective or individual action, as communities face the effects of climate change and rethink the way they interact with the environment…(Read More)

Facebook has announced the initial members of its Oversight Board, the controversial initiative in corporate governance and self-regulation. What exactly is it? Evelyn Douek, a specialist in online speech and content moderation who has closely studied the board’s 18-month-long launch process, offers a scrupulous  summary. “Characterizing the FOB is tricky. It…(Read More)

Journalists investigating the trafficking of wildlife called for collaboration among newsrooms and various sectors to uncover the complex issues of wildlife trade and zoonotic diseases. Journalists Patrick Boehler and Jhesset Thrina Enano told participants at the webinar “Covid-19 and Wildlife Trafficking” that the issue crosses borders and requires the cooperation of media and experts…(Read More)

ACFJ is sharing this story by Pau Villanueva, DVJ ’18, about her encounter with the Manobos from Bukidnon province in MIndanao. Pau’s story was published by CNN Philippines. Read full story here: https://cnnphilippines.com/life/culture/2019/6/26/lgbt-datu.html?fbclid=IwAR0j1XjX1vMcB2SlqIQgBhkEEXCvJHGmFg17rwe37LTeMUoOaz_WEOYG3tk *Feature Photo by Pau Villanueva, DVJ ’18 for CNN…(Read More)

by Zachary Lee, MA Journ student The 2019 Philippine election is seen as a referendum on President Rodrigo Duterte’s governance. And although the actual election will be held on May 13, overseas absentee voting started a month earlier.  The number of Filipinos abroad who registered as overseas absentee voters for the 2016 national…(Read More)

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Media Programme Asia  is now receiving applications for scholarships to the Diploma in Visual Journalism of the Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo. Application period is until Dec. 20, 2018. Visit http://adenauer.careers for more information…(Read More)

Yen B. Delgado 11/17/ 2016   Carmel Mathilda Blanco Ladeza, M.D. normally wears pants to work but not today. She wants to please her five-year old daughter Juliana by wearing a dress. She bids Juliana and her two other children, 12-year-old Carlo and 3-year-old Alberto, goodbye for the day…(Read More)

ACFJ executive director Luz Rimban has been named a recipient of the 2018 Glory Award, the honor bestowed on outstanding alumni of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication.   Rimban and 11 other UP CMC graduates “will receive the 2018 Glory Award in honor of the excellence and impact of their work…(Read More)

Are you a non-journalist dreaming of writing a publishable feature story? Have you written feature stories and want feedback from a mentor? Are you interested in interacting with and getting tips from veteran journalists? Or do you simply want to get started on writing? Then this course is for you.   The Asian Center…(Read More)

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