Wanted: Web Rangers for Google

Google is searching for a new batch of Web Rangers in the Philippines to make a campaign to encourage their peers to use the internet for good. Now on its second year, the competition’s campaign theme is digital literacy and the aim is to explore what netizens can do to use the internet for meaningful activities that will help them pursue their passion, develop new talents and skills and discover things that can help the youth level up.

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GMA News all set for “DU30: Unang SONA”

#DU30UnangSONA

The Philippines’ most trusted broadcast news organization, GMA News, is all set for the most comprehensive coverage of President Rodrigo Duterte’s first-ever State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 25, 2016.

Anchored by GMA News pillars Jessica Soho and Mike Enriquez, GMA News’ “Du30: Unang SONA” special coverage gives Filipinos up-to-the-minute reportage from Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City where the first-ever President from Mindanao addresses the entire nation.

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GMA News’ #IMSocial off to Ateneo, DLSU and UP Diliman

#IMSocial: The Think Before You Click and Youscoop Sessions

After a successful launch last year at University of Santo Tomas, GMA News is back with another round of #IMSocial sessions. This time, the team is bringing the much-awaited discussions to Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University-Manila, and University of the Philippines-Diliman.

“#IMSocial: The Think Before You Click and Youscoop Sessions” aims to inspire students, netizens, and other media practitioners to use social media responsibly. Continue reading “GMA News’ #IMSocial off to Ateneo, DLSU and UP Diliman”

GMA News wins a Peabody for its Yolanda coverage

peabody GMA News’ special coverage on the assault and aftermath of super typhoon Yolanda earned for the network – and the country – its fourth George Foster Peabody Award.

GMA news teams were reporting from all over the Visayas region on the 8th of November 2013, when the super typhoon, and the powerful storm surge that followed, took the lives of thousands in just a few minutes. In the aftermath, families were in search of the missing and surrounded by the dead. There was no food or water and no communication with the outside world. News teams were documenting the victims of the disaster even as they faced the same conditions.

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