Smart is sponsoring this event and they're giving away freebies! :)
Lots of representatives from various schools in Laguna.
We also have delegates from Visayas State University.
Ressa: Technology allows us to pull out to God-eye view.
The audience starts to chuckle when Maria points out symptoms of Facebook addiction.
Ressa: Technology keeps us on a perpetual emotional high. Upside: We're more engaged & more social, & we can decide to act together #MoveLB
Ressa: McLuhan once said the medium is the message. Today the medium is changing us.
Ressa: There's a scientific basis for the saying, "smile and the world will smile around you."
Ressa:.The 'real world' and the 'virtual world' are connected to the people #MoveLB
Ressa: I've been a journalist for the last 25 years. I'm tired of covering the same problems over and over again. Move.PH taught me you can crowdsource action.
Maria talks about how the reach of social media is far greater than traditional media.
Ressa: On social media, it's not about the numbers. It's about the quality of conversations and the people you engage with.
Dra Jamias talks about her trip to the US and how the Arizona Media Republic issued Canon G5's to reporters. Today's current model is the G12.
During the recent spate of killings in Los Baños the LB Times used social media to report the news.
Facebook metrics of LB Times in a month. 22,595 hits.1,245 likes.
RT @michaeljosh: Dra. Jamias on lessons learned by LB Times' community journalists: "Kailangan malakas ang loob, makapal ang mukha." #MoveLB
Rappler's Chay Hofileña now speaking about how development issues can find their way into mainstream media
Rappler's @chayhofilena on pushing causes: Tell a story, let your stories have human faces #MoveLB
Hofileña: Give your stories a face. Have a narrative, a clear voice. Then offer a fresh perspective.