Students Press Congress set in Subic on December 10-12
2nd Students Press Congress set in Subic on December 10-12
The 2nd Students Press Congress, under the auspices of the Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI), is set at the Subic International Convention Center on Dec. 10-12, this year.
The convergence of young campus journalists and mass communication students, including school publication advisers, college and school publication editors will be part of the highlights of the 14th National Press Congress Programme activities.
The Annual media events enjoys the mandate of presidential Proclamation 1187 which declares December as " National Press Congress Month and the Month of the Community Press in the Service of the Nation."
The same proclamation designates the Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI) as lead agency for the annual observance.
The press congress will have "The Challenges of the Information-Driven Age" for its theme, around which the various topics of discussion will revolve.
Among the topics are 1) Media Freedom and Responsibility; 2) The Responsibility of Media in the 2010 Elections; 3) Culture and Media; 4) A Critical Look into the Philippine Political Culture; 5) Career Options for the Youth and students in Cross Media; 6) Media and the Moral Force Movement; 7) Global Trends in Media; 8)Future of the Publishing Industry; 9) The Gravity and Threats of Global Warming and Climate Change; and, 10)Good Governance and Sustainable Economic Development, among others.
Aside from its regular participants that usually include publishers, editors, reporters, broadcasters, corporate public affairs officer and executives, government information officers, campus writers, mass communication instructors and students, foreign-based Filipino journalists are also expected to attend the event which has some foreign experts invited as resource speakers.
Parties interested to participate in this year’s strategic convergence in Subic may contact the PAPI Secretariat at Unit206 Cityland Condominium8, No.98, Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City, Telephones (02) 892-9278; (02) 501-3118; Cellphone Numbers 0920-9094379 and 0917-8498730 or e-mail inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. (PAPI)