World Press Freedom day forum, "Is Journalism a Public Good?"

Monday, May 03, 2021
10:00 AM
12:00 PM

The Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University commemorates World Press Freedom Day with a forum titled “Is Journalism a Public Good?” featuring three of the country’s foremost journalists. The event takes place Monday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
Philippine Daily Inquirer columnist and ACFJ chair John Nery, GMA Channel 7 news anchor Howie Severino and journalism professor Yvonne Chua will talk about journalism’s place in people’s lives, and the ideals of press freedom, and the right to information in the eyes of the public.
The forum is part of the collaboration between ACFJ and the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines. ACFJ director Luz Rimban and U.S. Embassy Charge d’Affaires John Law will give welcome remarks.
The event will be held via Zoom. To register for this event and to receive the zoom link, please sign up at