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  • Campus Journalism Act of 1991 (Republic Act 7079) AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION OF CAMPUS JOURNALISM AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
  • Republic Act 7079 One of the most powerful laws that promote the rights of the youth, yet also one of the most disregarded laws Trains students on journalism Provides students an avenue to practice truth, fairness and balance Safeguards democracy in the campus level (Masajo, 2007)
  • Republic Act 7079 A consolidation of Senate Bill 1103 and House Bill 22658 Approved on July 5, 1991 Approved during the term of Pres. Corazon C. Aquino View slide
  • Declaration of Policy To uphold and protect the freedom of the press even at the campus level Aims to promote the development and growth of campus journalism as a means of:  Strengthening ethical values  Encouraging critical and creative thinking  Developing moral character and personal discipline of the Filipino youth View slide
  • Declaration of Policy
  • Declaration of Policy The State shall undertake various programs and projects aimed at improving the journalistic skills of students concerned and promoting responsible and free journalism.  DivisionSchools Press Conference  Regional Schools Press Conference  National Schools Press Conference
  • Definition of Terms SCHOOL  An institution for learning in the elementary, secondary or tertiary level comprised of the studentry, administration, faculty and non-faculty personnel STUDENT PUBLICATION  The issue of any printed material that is independently published by, and which meets the needs and interests of, the studentry STUDENT JOURNALIST  Any bona fide student enrolled for the current semester or term, who was passed or met the qualification and standards of the editorial board. He must likewise maintain a satisfactory academic standing.
  • Definition of Terms EDITORIAL BOARD  TERTIARY LEVEL: Composed of student journalists who have qualified in placement examinations  BASIC EDUCATION: Composed of a duly appointed faculty adviser, the editor who qualified and a representative of the Parents-Teachers Association, who will determine the editorial policies to be implemented by the editor and staff members of the student publication concerned.
  • Definition of Terms EDITORIAL POLICIES  A set of guidelines by which a student publication is operated and managed, taking into account pertinent laws as well as the school administrations policies.  Said guidelines shall determine the frequency of the publication, the manner of selecting articles and features and other similar matters.Once the publication is established, its editorialboard shall freely determine its editorial policies and manage the publications funds.
  • Security of Tenure A member of the publication staff must maintain his or her status as student in order to retain membership in the publication staff A student shall not be expelled or suspended solely on the basis of articles he or she has written, or on the basis of the performance of his or her duties in the student publication.
  • Campus Journalism Act of 1991 (Republic Act 7079) AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION OF CAMPUS JOURNALISM AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES