Archive for April, 2010

The Story of Kapi Sanan and Midya

Last March 5 – 7, 2010, I was very lucky to be sent to Zamboanga City as one of the new media representatives from Davao City, and the Mindanao region, to participate in the “Seminar and Training On Covering Automated Elections and Campaign Finance”, sponsored by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism. Very lucky as I have been quite, no, very backlogged with my political articles for a certain political blog.

That aside…

During the 2nd day of the seminar, we were asked to create presentations regarding on what are the kinds of issues do journalists seem to find as a challenge to deal with in covering the elections, what is going wrong or right about our coverage of the elections, what are the usual overplayed and underplayed election story frames and pegs, what are our story plans and wish lists as journalists, and what actually are the best editorial policies and practices that are supposed to be practiced in the news room.

This is what I came up with for my group.

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