Journalism students from the College of Communication–Polytechnic University of the Philippines will present at Philippine Journalism Research Conference (PJRC) 2021 on May 7 and 8, 2021 via an online platform.
PJRC is an annual extension program of the University of the Philippines Journalism Department that seeks to promote Journalism Studies Research, Special Projects Multi-Media, Special Projects Features, Investigative Journalism, and Photo Essay.
In this year's conference, students from different universities including Polytechnic University of the Philippines, University of the Philippines-Diliman, the University of the Philippines-Los Banos, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Antipolo, University of Santo Tomas, Biliran Province State University, Sulu State College, Malabon University, and the City of Malabon University will present their accepted entries.
Among the accepted entries from PUP Journalism Department were:
Academic Research Category
On Ecology, Disasters, and the Climate: Analyzing Environmental Stories of the Philippines Online News Media by Ma. Lonila Agaton and John Archie Balmes; and
'A Case Study on the Threats Against Campus Journalists during the Duterte Administration by Joshua Castillo, and Kiarra Cassel Mangahas
Special Projects Multi-Media Category
Pulang Tatak by Hyacinth Estrada;
Biyaya ng Musmos by Joyce Remo; and
Covid 19: Kung Paano Ibulatlat and Bulok na Sistema by Genevieve Felicano
Investigative Journalism Category
Takot sa Turok: The Story behind Vaccine Hesitancy by Kristine Mae Imperial;
Crackdown on Activists: Arrest, Detention, and Persecutions of Human Rights Defenders in Duterte's "War on Activists by Gabriel Kim Leal; and
Persecutions of Human Rights Defenders in Duterte's "War on Activists'
This year's conference will be co-organized by the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication (AIJC), the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), and the University of Santo Tomas (UST), in line with the University of the Philippines Journalism department's commitment to contribute to journalism scholarship, being the Center of Excellence for Journalism of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).