KBP Requires Members to Submit Blocktimers’ Undertaking to Observe Code of Conduct

The KBP is requiring all members that are airing blocktime programs to furnish the KBP a copy of the undertaking signed by their blocktimers indicating that they will abide by the KBP Broadcast Code. Blocktimers refer to persons contracting for airtime and personalities who regularly go on the air in such programs. The requirement was promulgated through a Board resolution approved last March 8, 2017and…


Meeting MTRCB Chair Rachel Arenas

Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) Chairperson Rachel Arenas was KBP’s  Guest in its General Membership Meeting last March 21, 2017 at the Milky Way Cafe, Makati City. From left, KBP President Herman Z. Basbaño, KBP Legal Counsel Rudolph E. Jularbal, Radio Sorsogon Network Vice President Mila Forbes, KBP Trustee Atom L. Henares, and KBP Chairman Ruperto S. Nicdao, Jr.

Philippine TV to Provide Closed Captioning

Television stations in the Philippines are expected to start providing closed captioning in their programs  starting 2017.   Closed captioning is a method of putting subtitles in television programs primarily for the  deaf and hearing impaired. Television stations are required to provide closed captioning under R.A. 1090,  which was passed by the 17th Congress last year and lapsed into law last July 21.  The implementing rules…

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