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…

Vice-President Robredo Urges Media to Help Uplift Lives

Vice-president Leni Robredo today urged broadcasters to help uplift people’s lives. Robredo made the appeal during the opening of the 42nd Top Level Management Conference of the Kapisanan ng mga Broadcaster ng Pilipinas (KBP), the National association of Filipino broadcasters.  Read the vice-president’s speech here. A New Voice For Broadcast Media Keynote Speech at the 42nd Top Level Management Conference (TLMC) of the Kapisanan ng…