Who blogs about POLITICS, how, and Why?


Is political blogging SELF-serving or serving OTHERS?
How do FILIPINO bloggers ENGAGE in politics? Do they ENCOURAGE others to do so?

HOW DO BLOG READERS PERCEIVE & PARTICIPATE in POLITICS? Do political blogs merely inform or influence public opinion?
How is blogging used for political EXPRESSION & COMMUNICATION?

Find out in the forum:

"The Filipino Blogosphere: Political Expression, Communication, and Participation"
February 26, 2011 (Sat) 10:00 AM Case Room, G/F National College of Public Administration & Governance (NCPAG) University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
The forum will feature a paper by Mary Grace P. Mirandilla-Santos on the results of her SIRCA*-funded study on Filipino political bloggers and readers: their profile, motivation, political attitude, and modes of participation. There will also be a discussion on related topics such as blogging and the Filipino political identity, political expression and communication, and journalism. The forum is open to the public so please spread the word! See you there! *SIRCA - Strengthening ICTD Research Capacity in Asia.

G/F National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG) University of the Philippines. It is under review and consideration by the Media Asia journal. MA. 2 This paper is a summary of the results of the research project.dannyarao. UP Diliman 10:40 – 10:50 AM 11:00 – 11:20 AM Prof. Erwin Alampay Prof.“The Filipino Blogosphere: Political Expression. Filipino Identity. and Politics Blogging and Journalism Feature Paper: “A-List Filipino Political Bloggers and their Blog Readers: Who They Are. and administrative support from the Singapore Internet Research Centre (SiRC). Blogger. Diliman. Nanyang Technological University. Juned Sunido NCPAG.net/ 10:30 – 10:40 AM Ms. Independent researcher on ICTD and ICT/telecoms policy 11:20 – 11:40 AM Critique of feature paper Dr. Stephanie Rabia MA. 2011. and How they Perceive and Participate in Politics”2 Philippine Blog Awards.mirandilla(at)gmail(dot)com. . UP Diliman. Canada.” managed by the Center for Research and Communication in Manila.com/ 11:40 AM – 12 NN Discussion Dr. UP Diliman Department of Journalism. 10:00AM .12NN Case Room. http://baratillo. Public Administration. UP Diliman SIRCA* grantee. Why They Write/Read Blogs. Speech Communication. “The Filipino Blogosphere: An Emerging Alternative Venue for Political Participation in the Philippines. Paper critics NCPAG. Erwin Alampay. Erwin Alampay. and Participation”1 February 26. http://risingsun. Danilo Arao. Moderator Mr. Ottawa. Philippines. UP Diliman Topic Speaker/Role Affiliation 10:20 – 10:30 AM Political Expression and Communication: A Bloggers’ Perspective Blogging. UP Diliman. Blogger. 1 This dissemination forum is being carried out with the aid of a * SIRCA (Strengthening ICTD Research Capacity in Asia) grant from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Mirandilla-Santos Department of Journalism. please send an email to mg. Moderator Q&A for all speakers For inquiries. Quezon City Time 10:00 AM 10:15 AM Registration Introduction Dr. Mary Grace P. Danilo Arao. Communication. Singapore. Ms.

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