Globe Telecom recently held a forum for graduating journalism students in Cebu, coinciding with celebrations of the Cebu Press Freedom Week, amid growing impact of technology and internet on journalism practice. Entitled “Role of Technology and Social Media in Journalism”, the forum sought to provide relevant insights from journalism and social media practitioners based on their respective professional experiences.
Panelists were past winners of the Globe Media Excellence Awards, which is now on its fourth year. More than 200 journalism students from University of the Philippines (Visayas); University of San Jose – Recoletos; Southwestern UniversityCebu; Institute of Technology University; University of the Visayas (Cebu); Cebu Normal University; St. Theresa's College; Benedicto College, joined the forum.
Above photo shows from left Globe Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto; Wilson Ng, President of Ng Khai Development Corp. and tech columnist of SunStar; Marian Codilla of Cebu Daily News; Mike Lopez of The Freeman; Andrea Patena of TV5; Behind them are Kat Cacho of SunStar and Ruben Licera of INewMedia.