Bachelor of Communication (BAC) students joined the Rappler’s Multimedia Writing workshop on October 08, 2018, Saturday, at the Rappler’s Headquartes, Pasig City.
The Seven (7) students from Laguna University (LU) and Prof. Rhia Obiniana joined the other participants from the University of the Philippines, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Batangas State University in the said writing workshop.
The seminar highlighted the important roles of social media in bringing change, influencing people and speaking the truth. The workshop also emphasized how social media is used as a platform to take and disseminate information to people and how it can be a source of disinformation.
A workshop was conducted in the afternoon wherein participants were divided into groups to critique and analyze whether the articles given by the facilitators were fake or not.
“Nakakainspire lang magtayo ng (it is so inspiring to build an) organization or sariling (own) publication para sa (for our) department natin,” one of the participants said after the workshop.
- Jahziel Adele U. Manalo and Coleen May I. Abante