25th KBP Golden Dove Awards Winners

The KBP honored outstanding performances in broadcasting for the year 2016 during the 25th Golden Dove Awards held May 16, 2017 at the Star Theater at the CCP Complex in Pasay City. Among the winners: ABS-CBN Channel 2 as Best Metro Manila TV Station, ABS-CBN Cagayan de Oro as Best Provincial TV Station, DZIQ-AM of Trans-Radio Broadcasting Corporation as best Metro Manila AM Station, DYEZ-AM…

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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