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IV. Post-War Era: Conclusion

The liberation of Manila on February 3, 1945 meant the liberation of the press as well from the Japanese censorship. The post-war era started on 1946 until the pre-martial law period. 113 more words

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Why Jay Z Needs To Carry The Torch Till 50...or Later

First, let me say to everyone who was expecting this on May 1st, I’m sorry. The May Days get real and I didn’t want to rush this one. 894 more words

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III. Golden Era - Philippine Journalism


The Philippine press began to be known as “the freest in Asia.” The press functioned as a real watchdog of the government. It was sensitive to national issues and critical of government mistakes and abuses. 491 more words

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II. Golden Era - Philippine Media (Radio, Television and Cinema)

I. Philippine Cinema

As history would show, the pre-Martial Law era cinema of the Philippines would eventually turn out to be a sort of lull between the First Golden Age of Philippine Cinema during the 1950s characterized by the big 4 film studios and the Second Golden Age of Philippine Cinema during the 1970s, characterized by the rise of avant garde filmmaking. 879 more words

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I. Golden Era - Overview

The “Golden Era” is characterized by the creation and dominance of several media conglomerates owned by prominent families and the subsequent creation of the “media oligarchy”, the confluence of technological advances and cultural changes which contributed to the proliferation of radio and television, the emergence of advertising, as well as the creation of “the freest press in Asia”. 228 more words

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III. Post-War Era: Professionalization

These years were characterized by the emergence of journalism education, advertising, public relations, and the pioneer personalities in radio, newspaper and television.

In 1952, the Lyceum University established a school of journalism. 179 more words

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II. Post-War Era: The Tri-Media

I. Radios

In July 2, 1946, Commonwealth Act 729 was established which gave the President of the Philippines a four-year right to grant temporary permits for the construction, installation, establishment and operation of radio stations. 459 more words

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