Media Revolution 2015: Are we Charlie?

This is an announcement from the UP Broadcasters’ Guild

MANILA, Philippines – On January 7, two armed individuals, clad in masks and bulletproof vests, stormed the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, gunning down 12 people. Let's take a closer look at the incident and discuss the various issues surrounding it in a forum dubbed "Media Revolution 2015: Are We Charlie?".

The forum will be held on February 11, 4 pm to 7 pm at the College of Mass Communication Auditorium, Plaridel Hall, Ylanan Road, UP Diliman. It aims to shed light on a number of issues the incident has raised including questions on press freedom, censorship, and the conflict between ethics and free speech.

Joining us in the event are guest speakers from various fields:

The event is organized by the UP Broadcastersʼ Guild is, a socio-civic organization based in the College of Mass Communication at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. For the past 16 years, the group has been promoting social awareness and providing avenues for future media practitioners to hone their skills in production through responsible and effective media. –