UP Students Visit Foundation to Learn
About Liberal Podcast
|UP Diliman Journalism students
at the FNF Podcast studio.
University of the Philippines-Diliman (UP) Journalism students
visited the Friedrich Naumann Foundation office to interview Resident
Representative Dr. Ronald Meinardus on The Liberal Times Manila
Podcast, his thoughts on this new audio technology and its
future prospects in the Philippines
for their communications
research course. They also toured the Foundation’s home-made
studio, looked into Podcasting software and did some recordings
of their own to get a first-hand feel.
“Podcasting is the latest trend in audio communication
tools,” said Dr. Meinardus as he welcomed the UP students.
“I think that Filipinos will quickly embrace this
technology. The Philippines maybe called an oral society, and
its people are eager to experiment with new technologies,”
he added. “This is why the Foundation put up The Liberal
Times Manila Podcast as a way to reach a wider audience with
Group representative Glenn Perez remarked that the Foundation
was on the right track in getting its message across. He mentioned
that when doing an online search on Podcasts in the Philippines,
The Liberal Times Manila
came up on the top of the list.