PUP Hosts Media and Information Literacy Event – Back End News


The DZMC-Young Communicator’s Guild (YCG) of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) presents its 9th edition of the PUP Radio Conference 2022 which will take place on March 25, via Zoom and broadcast on Facebook on March 26 at 1 p.m. updated March 25).

With the theme “REVAMP: The Media Blueprint in Reclaiming the Republic”, the PUP Radio Conference 2022 will discuss the importance of media and information literacy as the country prepares for the most important election in the world. middle of the pandemic.

“It is crucial for us to think critically before believing what we see firsthand as internet users, students and, more broadly, as people,” said project manager Lian Astrid Manalo, on the importance of advocacy underlying this year’s conference theme.

Besides current advocacy, Co-Project Manager Edward Jayson Comeo cites holding the conference for the second time during the pandemic and having the 2022 election as factors, makes the PUP radio conference more important than ever.

“We are becoming more practical in our hope of imparting new knowledge to our participants because our prepared topics are very timely and relevant to the exercise of our democratic rights and, at the same time, we encourage the maximum use of radio and ‘other related media platforms for this cause,’ he said.

The conference will highlight the following points:

  • Fact-checking the 2022 election
  • Digital Media: A Game Changer in the Philippines Elections
  • The role of radio in disseminating information during elections
  • Radio coverage of the Philippines elections

Additionally, the conference will help equip participants with advanced media and information literacy skills by featuring renowned professional media practitioners from across the country.

Alongside the conference is the second year of the PUP Radio Festival, a competition dedicated to showcasing the talents, skills and creativity of students in radio production.

The competition welcomes entries from high school and college students nationwide and includes three categories: 5-Minute Radio News Production, Radio Podcast, and Radio Jingle Creation. Outstanding entries will be awarded the Best Production and Special Recognition awards on March 27.

PUP Radio Conference 2022 is co-presented by Adonia & Co., The Crafters Marketplace, Cozy Zola, Baked Manila, Clochet.PH, Magnifique Papeterie, Motivo Philippines, Nextile PH, Silvanas Las Pinas, Bioré Philippines, Caronia Philippines, Jergens Philippines, and BRTC Philippines. This event is also in partnership with Polarix, and its official media partner [insert media partner].

PUP DZMC – YCG is the official student radio organization of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines at the PUP College of Communication in Santa Mesa, Manila.

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