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'''Francisco Trinidad''' was considered as the “Father of Philippine Radio.He greatly contributed to the education and professional life of media practitioners.
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'''Mariano Trias''' was the first de facto vice president of the Philippine Revolutionary Government. He was one of the bravest generals of the [[Katipunan]] who fought against the oppresive Spanish regime in the country. Before revolution broke out in August 1896, he was an active propagandist of the revolutionary society in Silang and Kawit. He helped finance the revolutionary cause by recruiting troops and soliciting contributions from rich Filipinos in Indang and Alfonso.
  
As general manager of the country's government broadcasting network in the 1960s, he protected his stations from political interference and resisted efforts from different sectors to use his stations for propaganda. The program concentrated on public service and educational shows which he patterned after the British Broadcasting Corporation. He used his station to air instructional programs for the classroom nationwide in cooperation with the Bureau of Public Schools and one of his stations also aired the proceedings of Congress and the Senate. After retiring from broadcasting, he became a professor at the UP Institute, now College, of Mass Communication, where he helped develop new breed of broadcasters.
 
  
  
<div style="float: right; margin-top: -1.5em; text-align: 85%;"><small>'''Gabriel Prieto'''</small></div>
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<div style="float: right; margin-top: -1.5em; text-align: 85%;"><small>'''[[Koko Trinidad|Previous Pinoy of the Day: Koko Trinidad]]'''</small></div>

Revision as of 23:37, 11 October 2017


Mariano Trias was the first de facto vice president of the Philippine Revolutionary Government. He was one of the bravest generals of the Katipunan who fought against the oppresive Spanish regime in the country. Before revolution broke out in August 1896, he was an active propagandist of the revolutionary society in Silang and Kawit. He helped finance the revolutionary cause by recruiting troops and soliciting contributions from rich Filipinos in Indang and Alfonso.