UPDATED Law on Mass Media & Communication 7th Exercise here

UPDATED : Pls see my notes in the comments section.  Tnx.

The 7th Exercise of the Law on Mass Media class is as stated and as described today. Copying of another class member’s work is not allowed. Please state how the news event or the case is related to the topics discussed in class today. The deadline is the usual Wednesday 5pm (Oct. 10).

    Happy World Teachers Day to all who are willing to give and learn! 

Law on Mass Media & Comm 6th Exercise

 Law on Mass Media and Communication

                  Sixth Exercise


     The class will conclude the discussion on prior restraint this week, and proceed with the next topic (rights of media workers).

    The following class members earned bonus points for the Sept. 20 multimedia activity (film showing, FB Live discussion, artistic performances) illustrating different kinds and forms of prior restraint, to be recorded here (in addition to any points earned for the written exercise), as follows:

    20 pts Executive producers (for conceptualization, pre-production, promotion, contacting the speakers and performers, stage management, etc): tbbyrne, toriuy, coni 

    15 pts FB Live producers, Cultural talents and stage managers: jsaligway, Xaika, Wolfe, Justine

    10 pts production assistants, grips, etc: Siyen, rknery and (marichu) and 7 pts Documentation: JD, Jerwin

    The following is the sixth regular exercise with the usual deadline on Wednesday 5pm September 26:

                      U.P. Day of Remembrance 

     If you attended any of the U.P. Day of Remembrance activities on-campus or off-campus last Friday Sept. 21, please post or email a selfie or group photo or paste the link of the public site where you posted photos that you took yourself, then: To elevate to theory what you observed or participated in: 2) Please quote or paraphrase any speaker or artistic performer stating (or depicting) the significance of that day or the purpose of the commemoration …


     CONTENT, PRIOR RESTRAINT: If you attended the Sept. 20 multimedia activity: To elevate to theory what you observed or participated in: Please describe a case or situation of prior restraint or of subsequent punishment (arrest/ detention/ “disappeared”/ summary execution) discussed by any of the speakers or depicted in the film or the artistic performances (Pls state the name of the speaker or performer if artistic performance; if you are in the group picture, no need to send proof of attendance; if not, pls state “see attendance sheet” if you signed it; if neither, pls send a selfie of said activity)…              

    (This is a regular exercise. The other bonuses will be reserved for the second half of this course on limits to freedom of the press/ limits to freedom of expression: Libel; laws on public order; prejudicial publicity (right of the accused to a fair trial vs. right to a free press), etc. )

    Happy week ahead!

(Image derived from a photo shot by Wolfe Salazar)

Message of Solidarity to U.P. President Danilo Concepcion, UPCMC Dean Elena Pernia, and many more on this Day of Remembrance

tap on the “play” arrow; if on mobile device, click “Listen in browser” on the soundcloud pod below’



Message of Solidarity to U.P. President Danilo Concepcion, UPCMC Dean Elena Pernia, and many more on this Day of Remembrance

      The Law on Mass Media HWX-1 class sends this message of solidarity to U.P. President Danilo Concepcion (“PDLC”, “Danicon”) for his Proclamation of the Day of Remembrance Sept. 21 to encourage members of the U.P. Community to participate in activities that commemorate the struggle against martial law; and to UP CMC Dean Neny Pernia and College Secretary Prof. Terry Singun for the invaluable assistance of the staff (many thanks, Gina, RJ, Diane, Nanette, Jumong, Troz, Jaymer, many more.). A lively, celebratory presentation of how a united people prevailed over all kinds and forms of prior restraint during martial law was successfully staged yesterday in Plaridel Hall, U.P. College of Mass Communication lobby through musical and dramatic performances (sample videos of dramatic performances tweeted by Tinig ng Plaridel, click vid below embedded in the tweet)



a film showing,


and an FB Live show of the class 

together with UPRISE,



U.P. Repertory, filmmaker Hector Calma (film, “Alingawngaw sa Panahon ng Pagpapasiya”), NUJP’s Inday Espina Varona, 

Journalism Department’s Prof. Danny Arao, 

STAND-UP’s Ice Punzalan, 

UP Sikat,


Alay Sining, Revy Marata,



with live coverage/live tweets from Tinig ng Plaridel, and with the online support of thousands who viewed on FB (executive producers: Brian Black, Tori Uy,; FB Live production: Xaika Saldivar, Wolfe Salazar and Jaycen Aligway; productions assistants Connie, Chaze, Justine, and marichu.)
         Mapagpalayang pagbati sa ating lahat!