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Monsod among newest batch of UP professors emeriti

Author’s note: This article was published on Asian Correspondent, on Sep. 21, 2010. The original page can be found here.

This was a straight news article that talked about the appointment of Prof. Monsod as one of UP’s newest professors emeriti. The main criticism against it is that it was too short; it could’ve been lengthened by additional background information on the other appointees, perhaps, or on Prof. Monsod herself. (I couldn’t find the original press release that announced the new professors emiriti.)

Another criticism was that most of the links, while present and accounted for, were somewhat irrelevant. The press release could’ve been linked as well so that the readers can see it for themselves.

The story follows after the jump.

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FIGHTING IMPUNITY: A multimedia contest for a cause

It’s already October, and we’re nearing the first anniversary of the most heinous journalist-related killing in the Philippines – the infamous Maguindanao Massacre. The trial is still ongoing, and at this point we can only hope that justice may be served.

It’s been a long time since the incident, however, and it can’t be helped that the memory may have slipped from the consciousness of Philippine society. The victims of the massacre should not be forgotten, and the battle against impunity must continue to be fought.

This is why the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists (FFFJ), through the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR) and along with the University of the Philippines Diliman College of Mass Communication (UP-CMC) is holding a multimedia contest entitled “FIGHTING IMPUNITY: The 2010 multimedia competition to mark the first year of Ampatuan Massacre.” The contest was officially launched in a function held at the CMC Auditorium last Sep. 29.

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