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The Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists (FFFJ), represented by its secretariat, the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR) with the cooperation of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UP-CMC), is looking for the best commemorative poster, radio plug and short video.

The contest aims to encourage and enhance public awareness of the killing of journalists and the culture of impunity as part of the commemoration of the first anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre.

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The themes of the competition in each category (poster, radio plug, and short video) are the following:

Ending the culture of impunity
The media’s public service role
Democracy and the killing of journalists


Currently enrolled tertiary level students/student teams from all universities/colleges/schools in the Philippines may join. Proof of current enrollment must accompany the entries.

Participant/s must submit only original work. They may submit as many entries as desired in any category.


a. Poster Category

  • Each entry must be in a “clean compre” form and must be on A3 size paper.
  • The poster must be mounted on an illustration board.
  • Entries must be accompanied by a soft copy, jpeg format, in a standard CD. There should be only one entry per CD.
  • The CD must contain a “thumbnail” of the poster.

b. Radio Category

  • Length must be at least 30 seconds and 60 seconds at most.
  • Radio plug must be in mp3 or wmv format.
  • Radio plug in mp3 or wmv format and script must be contained in two (2) CDs with only one entry per pair of CDs.

c. Video Category

  • Length must be at least 30 seconds and 60 seconds at most.
  • Video must be in avi or mpg format.
  • Video in avi or mpg format and script must be contained in two (2) DVDs with only one entry per pair of DVDs.


Deadlines for submission of entries:

  • Poster Category – October 11
  • Radio Category – October 20
  • Video Category – October 29


The members of the Board of Directors of the FFFJ will serve as contest judges. The decision of the board shall be final.

All entries shall become the property of the contest organizers and may be used for their continuing advocacy campaigns.


A total of P120,000 will be awarded to the winners. The number of prizes will depend on the Board of Judges’ evaluation of the quality of the entries.

The names of the finalists will be announced a week before November 22. The winners will be announced in ceremonies on November 22 hosted by CMFR and the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA), with Southeast Asian journalists in attendance.


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