Watch the Livestream of CFA Media Forum This Friday

CFA will hold its 1st Genaro V. Ong Annual Lecture: Taking Sides: Advocacy Journalism and Good Governance from 1:30 to 5:00 PM on July 30, 2010 at the CFA Lagerwey Hall. Ms. Marites Vitug, editor-in-chief of Newsbreak and author of “Shadow of Doubt”, will be the main lecturer, discussing issues on “advocacy journalism” in the


Kidapawan Hosts CFA Training on Values

Notre Dame of Kidapawan College played host to the recent CFA seminar-workshop on Values Integration. The two-day workshop was attended by 56 academic teachers from various Notre Dame Schools in North Cotabato on May 27-28, 2010. It was the first such seminar conducted by CFA for the schools in Mindanao. Please click here to view


New Docu Features Pondo Stories From CFA TV Series

An overview of 24 stories of Pondo ng Pinoy projects and how they have helped the intended communities is featured in CFA’s latest documentary. Tentatively titled “The Fruits of Pondo ng Pinoy,“ the 54-minute video production combines clips from the CFA TV series “Tilamsik” with other video footage from many years of CFA’s documentation of


Taking Sides: Advocacy Journalism and Good Governance

In a seminal essay on development communication, the late Genaro V. Ong, CFA’s first managing director, argues “to put the modern media of social communication at the service of development.” By preferring the term “social communication,” Ong stresses that human values and human dignity should be inherent in the act of communication. The essay was