|14954 - Center for Community Journalism and Development||19/01/2006 - 10:25:40|
Public Journalism or Simply a Deeper Commitment to Craft and Community?
by Red Batario
There is no denying that when Leonilo "Toots" Escalada, a radio station manager in General Santos City in Mindanao, talks about the reshaping of local communities he sounds more like a development worker, or a politician, rather than a journalist.
And he does not confine himself to the booth when airing his daily program, Barangay Agong, which takes its name after the station. He brings his program to where the action is — the barangays (villages) of General Santos where Escalada actually facilitates discussions of current issues. more
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|14955||What is Public Journalism: A New Approach to Setting the News Agenda||communityjournalism||19/01/2006 - 10:30:16|