Archive for the ‘journalism’ Category

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 […]

 By 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 a […]

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 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 […]

Laurence O’Donnell on his MSNBC program last night cited Marshall McLuhan’s hot and cool media distinction  to describe Hillary Clinton’s impressive performance at the 11-hour Benghazi congressional hearing on Thursday: “It was in McLuhan’s 1964 seminal work ‘Understanding Media’ that he said ‘TV is a cool medium.’ He described the first televised presidential debate as […]

ByMindanews on August 27, 2015 MindaNews was given an “Award of Distinction” by the Center for Media Freedom & Responsibility (CMFR) in Makati City Thursday, citing the news cooperative’s “commitment to accuracy, fairness and relevance” while Joseph Morong of GMA Network, Inc., was named the Marshall McLuhan Fellow for 2015. The awards were given during the […]

Rita Leistner, Afghanistan , 2011, © Rita Leistner / Basetrack Photographs made on an iPhone during a military embed in Afghanistan are the jumping-off point in this journey of process and discovery about communication, photography, technology, and war. High-tech meets low-tech in the battlefields of Afghanistan and in the printing method itself: digital captures from a […]