DzMM’s Atty. Noel Del Prado of the program Usapang de Campanilla, and Executive Producer Mr. Charlie Nabartey reiterates to the participants their rights and responsibilities especially in using different social media platforms.

The Department of Trade and Industry’s Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS) in partnership with ABSCBN’s DzMM and the Department of Education – National Capital Region (DepEd-NCR) successfully conducted the 5th Broadcasting Seminar for Bidang Konsyumer at the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) in Pasay City, last 08 October 2018.

Through the DTI’s consumer-oriented radio program in Konsyumer Atbp (KATBP), DzMM anchor Atty. Noel Del Prado discussed with the participants an introduction to libel, slander and oral defamation in the broadcast industry setting. He also entertained questions on possible grounds of libel and oral defamation in the daily use of different social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

Meanwhile, DzMM Executive Producer Mr. Charlie Nabartey presented the Konsyumer At Iba (KATBP) program, its intended market and how it has helped the consumers be informed of the various programs and activities that they may take advantage of as well as being a venue where they can report issues and concerns in their respective communities.

The seminar, attended by more than 100 participants, was participated in by KATBP citizen patrollers dubbed as Bidang Konsyumers and public high school students and teachers in the National Capital Region (NCR) from the Caloocan High School, Las Piñas National Science High School, Makati Science High School, Ramon Magsaysay High School- Manila, Marikina Science High School, Filemon T Lizan Science High School, Pasay City West High School, Pasig City Science High School, San Juan National High School, Taguig Science High School, and, Valenzuela City of School of Mathematics and Science.

Students, mentors and Bidang Konsyumers participate in the question and answer portion on Atty. Del Prado’s discussion of libel, oral defamation and slander.

The DTI- Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS) operates the Broadcasting Seminar through its broadcasting program, Konsyumer Atbp (KATBP) that airs over ABS-CBN’s DZMM, every Saturday from 10:30 in the morning to 12:00 noon. The DTI, DepEd and ABS-CBN conducted the seminar in cooperation with the Peideworth Marketing, Cemex Philippines Group of Companies, TUV Rheinland Philippines, Bostanten Corporation, Mariwasa, Nestle Philippines, Ikhea Lightings, Inc., Everstrong Helmet Manufacturing Corporation, Konka, Dowell Philippines and, Shining East Marketing Corporation.♦

Date of Release: 29 October 2018