#UPDiliman mass comm student now Agence France Presse cover girl/ poster girl for press freedom
Photo by Agence France Presse, posted in its twitter account 3 hours ago, used here non-commercially for academic purposes
University of the Philippines Film student Revy Marata leads hundreds of students, campus editors, and professionals in a rally on Mendiola Bridge a few meters from Malacañang to protest the state harassment of news editors of Rappler and other news media organizations.
(Here was the Agence France Presse caption:“A Filipino student stands up for press freedom at a street protest. Concerns over freedom of the press have risen in the Philippines as the government of President Rodrigo Duterte acts against a critical online news site.”
(Normally, socialites and aspiring starlets splurge hundreds of thousands of pesos in cosmetic surgery and dermabrasion to be picture-perfect, and spend millions of pesos more to ensure publicity and land on the cover of magazines, to be guested in talk shows, featured in showbiz lifestyle channels — just look at the multi-million peso birthday bash of presidential granddaughter Isabelle Duterte (see previous post here the other day, scroll down)… )