Archive for the ‘journalism’ Category

Dear All, We are happy to team up with the Harold Innis Foundation at Innis College. On the evening of November 7, award-winning journalist and political commentator Andrew Coyne will deliver the 2017 Harold Innis Lecture: Crisis in the Media: Causes, Consequences and Cures. Coyne is a national affairs columnist for Postmedia News and a Fellow at University […]


McLuhan Fellowship for Excellence in Journalism Awarded to Manny Mogato, Philippine correspondent for Reuters (Right) By Margaret Claire Latug, GMA News  –  September 28, 2017 The Center for Media Freedom & Responsibility on Thursday presented a prestigious fellowship to Manila-based reporter Manuel Mogato, who has chronicled some of the most explosive events under President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration for […]


Gigi Grande of ABS-CBN Broadcasting By Abigail Viguella   –   February 23, 2017 A Marshall McLuhan fellow said that these are challenging times for journalists. “Given the recent events in the country, the media community indeed has received quite a beating. What with the start of President Duarte’s administration, the ‘war on drugs’, and most recently, […]


Join us Thursday DEC 1st, 2016, 6:00 PM (at the McLuhan Centre) The Marshall McLuhan Award for Investigative Journalism With Gigi Grande, news editor and presenter of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (recipient 2016). Moderator: Bob Logan A journalist for almost twenty years now, Ms. Grande is currently a correspondent for ABS-CBN’s Investigative Research group, responsible for […]


    Dennis Gallagher With more presidential television debates looming I am reminded of what Marshall McLuhan, the media ecologist, wrote about the influence of television on our first televised debates in 1960 and their influence on our politics. To try to explain the nature of television and its effect on viewers, he christened TV […]


ABS-CBN journalist Gigi Grande is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Marshall McLuhan fellowship sponsored by the Embassy of Canada. By Demerie Dangla, ABS-CBN News The award, named after the Canadian media and communications scholar, was given to Grande at the Jaime V. Ongpin Journalism Seminar conducted by the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR) […]


Earthrise: The Earth rising above the lunar horizon photographed from the Apollo 10 Lunar Module, looking west in the direction of travel. May, 1969 By Dr. Tim Ball We live in small individual worlds that are composites of information from our senses, societal values, and education. It is not the real world but one deliberately […]


Youth have the power to influence global change, students told By Evan Boudreau, The Catholic Register, Feb. 19, 2016 TORONTO – Thanks to the Internet today’s youth have the power to influence systemic change on an international scale, Toronto students heard from an award-winning Filipino journalist. “They have a bigger voice now because of the […]


GMA News reporter Joseph Morong received the 2015 McLuhan Fellowship award from Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines Neil Reeder. Morong received the award during a courtesy call on the ambassador as 2015’s Marshall McLuhan Fellow. See http://goo.gl/q6Yu5r Public lecture by Joseph Morong, 2015 winner The Marshall McLuhan Prize is the Embassy of Canada in Manila’s flagship […]


At the University of San Jose-Recoletos in Cebu The University of San Jose-Recoletos welcomed three representatives from the Canadian Embassy and one member from the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism for the Marshal McLuhan Forum Series on Responsible Journalism held on December 3.The forum was themed “The Messenger as Victim and Shooter: From Maguindanao to […]