#MoveCavite: MovePH, DLSU-D hold Social Good in the Digital Age forum

Tickets to the forum are free, but seats are limited. Register now!

MANILA, Philippines – How can we use social media for social good? How can ordinary citizens take part in preventing the spread of disinformation online?

These are some of the questions that the forum “Social Good in the Digital Age” intends to answer.

The third stop for this year’s series of MovePH forums and workshops will be in Cavite at 9 am, March 12,  at De La Salle University-Dasmariñas’ Alumni Auditorium. (READ: MovePH heads to Saint Louis University for #MoveBaguio)

The forum, organized by Rappler’s MovePH and the Lasallian Community Development Center, aims to explain the nature of disinformation online and to highlight the role of a free and independent press in preserving democracy.

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Tickets to the forum are free, but seats are limited. Register below:

The program proper is as follows: 

Time Activity
8:15 – 9:00 am Registration

9:00 – 9:15 am

Welcome Remarks

9:15 – 9:30 am

Getting to know you/ Levelling off activity

9:30 – 10:00 am

Power of Social Media: Using technology for social good

Miriam Grace Go
News Editor, Rappler

Q and A after (10 mins)

10:00 – 10:30 am Talk: Being a reporter in the time of disinformation
Aika Rey
Reporter, Rappler

10:30 – 10:45 am Discussion: Social media etiquette
10:45 – 11:15 am

Talk: Responsible use of digital media
Paige Occeñola
Head of Digital Communications, Rappler

11:15 – 11:45 am

Panel discussion: Why facts matter

Paige Occeñola
Head of Digital Communications, Rappler

Jay Beltran
DILG Region 4-A

Marissa Balidoy
Faculty member, Communication and Journalism Department of DLSU-D

Bianca Isabelle Lariosa
Student journalits, Heraldo Filipino

Moderated by:

Russel Patina
Civic Engagement Specialist

11:45 – 12:00 nn


Russel Patina
Civic Engagement Specialist

The forum will be attended by campus journalists, student organization leaders, school paper advisers, and other stakeholders to help them understand the nature of digital platforms and spark a conversation around opportunities and threats to journalism and democracy in these trying times.

Be part of the MovePH and Rappler network! Meet like-minded individuals from across the country with whom you can collaborate on projects and advocacies, and be part of the fight for a free press and progressive Philippines! – Rappler.com