MELICAN, Nathaniel R.

MELICAN, Nathaniel R.

Mr. Nathaniel R. Melican is an instructor at the B.A. Journalism program of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Faculty of Arts and Letters. Mr. Melican has over seven years of experience as a journalist and has worked as a reporter for the Philippine Daily Inquirer and BusinessWorld, where he covered local government, the judiciary, and other national government agencies. Mr. Melican was also a data journalist with S&P Global Market Intelligence, where he covered U.S. financial institutions. He is a member of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

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Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Journalism, Media, and Globalisation (Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree), Aarhus University, Denmark and City, University of London, United Kingdom, 2019
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2008 

Research Highlights

  

Research Interests

  • Philippine Mass Media and Journalism
  • Labour practices in Media Organizations in the Philippines
  • Freedom of Information Laws
  • Southeast Asian Journalism 
  • Media coverage of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations 
  • Social Media and Journalism 
  • Journalistic Role Performance 
  • Journalism and Misinformation 
  • Online Journalism 
  • Filipino Media Habits and Consumption 
  • Journalism Trends

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

  • Research in Journalism
  • Data Journalism
  • Newsroom Practice and Media Management

Major Recognitions

  • Best Faculty Poster, International Communication Division, 2020 AEJMC Virtual Conference. Awarded for the poster titled Global Economy, Regional Bloc, National Interests: An Analysis of ASEAN Coverage in Philippine Broadsheets, co-authored with Prof. Jane B. Singer, PhD of City, University of London.

Professional Activities

Professional Affiliation 

  • Mundus Journalism Alumni Network
  • Erasmus Mundus Association—Philippines 

Research Affiliation 

  • Member, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  

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