Encounter with the Poor and Marginalized Caps Citizen Journalism Training

They came from different Church organizations, NGOs, schools and people’s organizations — almost 60 of them. Some hailed from India, Pakistan, Myanmar. They came to Manila for “OurNews,” a seminar-workshop on empowering people through citizen journalism. Training was held at the Communication Foundation for Asia April 4-8. After going through the basics of news and


Making Journalists Out of Ordinary Juans and Juanas

Convinced that only the ordinary man (and woman) on the street, in the field or in the factory, can accurately report about his (or her) needs and situation, the Communication Foundation for Asia is holding a seminar-workshop on citizen journalism. Titled OURNEWS: Empowering People Through Citizen Journalism, the workshop draws inspiration from recent events —