Organizational Objectives

The PCS is a professional association of communication practitioners, academics, scholars, and researchers whose goal is to promote communication as a professional discipline in the sciences. It aims to use communication as a resource for national development and a tool for peace, solidarity, and understanding and encourage cooperative relationships with national and international organizations.

PCS represents the communication profession in the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC), a non-stock, non-sectarian, non-profit, non-government organization of professional social science associations geared towards the consolidation of Philippine social science resources.

PCS is the umbrella organization for all Communication-related organizations. It conducts and co-convenes forums and conferences for communication educators and students and media practitioners.

Its operations are being managed by fifteen trustees who comprise its working Board of Directors (BOD).

It publishes the PCS Review, an annual research journal.

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Mission

The Philippine Communication Society bridges the gap between industry and academe in the dynamic field of communication by curating innovative communication knowledge and practices. We advance a culture of knowledge-sharing, developing communication policies and programs, supporting education and lifelong learning, promoting inclusivity and respect for diversity, fostering interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity collaboration and policy-oriented research.

Vision

As a primary leader in communication, PCS will be the key advisor for governments, industries and academe in matters pertaining to communication and media. We shall innovate in the research, training and practice of this dynamic field in the national and international level. We encourage partnerships and collaboration with trailblazers and leaders worldwide. Together, we will help build a sustainable environment and safe spaces for the marginalized to be heard.

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