Kalinga ComNet trains on basic journalism

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Dec. 29 (PIA) -- Twenty five designated information officers from the Kalinga Provincial Government Communication Network recently participated in basic journalism training here.


Dexter See and Joseph Manzano of the Baguio Correspondents and Broadcasters Club discussed news writing, feature writing, editorial writing, broadcasting, photography and lay-outing.  

Provincial Information Officer Christel Baac said they needed the training to equip these employees from various local government units and line agencies who are members of members of the newly organized communication network (ComNet).

The province had organized its ComNet through the auspices of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) aimed at establishing an advocacy arm of government, at the same time, opens feed-in feed-back mechanism on programs and projects.

The network serves as healthy avenue for people to ventilate their aspiration to raise government responsiveness geared to address issues and concerns at the grassroots, Baac said.

Through a transparent and free information network, government-people partnership is strengthened hastening more effective identification and implementation of government programs, Baac said.

Larry T. Lopez  (JDP/LL-PIA CAR, Kalinga)


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