media museum

The Media Museum features the history and evolution of communication in the Philippines. It also includes luminaries in communication and mass media, media trends, and electronic photo display of communication artifacts and landmarks.

Who's Who in Communication Education


Dr. Mary Ebitha Y. Dy

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. in Community Development, UP Los Banos, 1986
  • M.S. in Development Communication, UP Los Banos, 1979
  • BSE in English and History, Northern Christian College, 1974
  • AB General, Northern Christian College, 1975

Areas of Expertise:

Human Resource Development, Distance Education, Development Communication. Community Development. Rural Sociology, Educational Administration and Supervision. Program Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Management, Agrarian Studies, English, History, Social Science Research, and Production and Evaluation of IEC Materials.

Besides handling courses in the graduate school, Dr. Dy has been active in consultancy projects in research and development programs. She prepared the research framework and instruments for the evaluation of the lEMSD-sponsored radio programs: education symposia on sustainable development and Philippine Agenda 21, training of trainors on sustainable development; designed research methodologies and instruments for the readership survey of NEDA publications prepares project proposals, manages and provides quality control to some projects, helps in marketing services and products, plans and implements community outreach and research activities; planned, wrote, edited, and supervised the production of publications, strengthened the research utilization activities of the department of agriculture, conceptualized training programs and wrote development-oriented stories, literary pieces and how-to stories besides facilitating and working as resource person and speaker during training programs.

Dr. Dy has written more than 1000 articles published in community, regional, national and international publications like the Evening Port, Daily Express, Times Journal, Bulletin Today. Business Day, Midland Courier, Asian Farms and Gardens, CARD News, Tribune, Financial Times, Malaya, Agriscope, ILARDEC, to name a few.

Among the books, casebooks and handbooks she has authored or co-authored or edited are: Ang mga Pilipino sa ating Kasaysayan; Handbook for Frontline Advocates of Children's Rights; Megatrends: The Future of Filipino Children; Dream Hunting in the Dumps; From Victims to Victors; Casebook on Mt. Pinatubo Relief Activies; Science Communication, Communication Concepts, Communication Models, Theories and Strategies; Introduction to Development Communication; Abstracts of Development Communication Researches; Knowledge Utilization, among others.

She has also written distance education modules on entrepreneurship, public relations, feature writing, newspaper editing and newswriting. She has also produced audio visual materials.