The Political Economy of the News Media and the Framing of News Stories on the Government of the Philippines and the CPP/NPA/NDF Peace Process

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 Program

Time Activity/Topic Resource Person
8:15-8:45 a.m. Registration
AIJC Secretariat
9:00-9:15 National Anthem
8:45-9:00 Welcome Remarks and Acknowledgment of Participants and Guests
Mr. Mel V. Velarde
Chairman and CEO,Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication
9:15-9:30 Remarks
Mr. Marco Mezzera
Senior Advisor, Norwegian Centre for Conflict Resolution (NOREF)
9:30-10:00 Presentation of the Book, The Political Economy of the News Media in the Philippines and the Framing of News Stories on the GPH- CPP/NPA/NDF (CNN) Peace Process Photo Oppotunity/td]
Tea/Coffee Break
10:00-10:15

10:15-10:30
Response
Director Patricia Ruivivar
Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPPAP)

Mr. Rey Casambre
Consultant, National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Negotiating Panel

10:30-11:15 Background of Study and Presentation of Findings and Recommendations
Dr. Crispin Maslog
Professorial Lecturer,Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication
11:15-12:00 Open Forum
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00-2:00 Panel Discussion: The Role of Media in the GPH/CPP/NPA/NDF (CNN) Peace Process

Mr. Red Batario
Executive Director, Center for Community Journalism and Development

Mr. Raymund Villanueva
Director for Radio, Kodao Productions

Mr. Ed Karlon N. Rama
National Coordinator (Philippines), PECOJON

Fr. Albert Alejo

Mr. Alfonso Pedroche
Chairman-President, Philippine Press Institute

Dr. Florangel Rosario-Braid
President Emeritus, Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication

2:00-3:00 Open Forum (with Tea/Coffee Break)
3:00-3:10 Closing / Distribution of Report AIJC Secretariat