Folklore Kasi! Unpopular Folklore and Popular Culture

Arao, D. A. (2009, February). Folklore kasi! Unpopular folklore and popular culture [Interview with Dr. Michael L. Tan]. Plaridel (A Journal of Philippine Communication, Media, and Society) 6(1), 123-142. http://www.plarideljournal.org/article/folklore-kasi-unpopular-folklore-and-popular-culture/

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Danilo Araña Arao

University of the Philippines Diliman

Date Written: February 15, 2009

Abstract

In this interview conducted on March 28, 2008 at the Gender, Health, and Sexuality Office of U.P. Diliman, Tan discusses folklore in the context of popular culture and explains the irony of its unpopularity among Filipinos. He also shares his views on the role of folklore in social development and how media organizations and educational institutions generally treat it.

Keywords: folklore, culture, media

JEL Classification: Z10

Suggested Citation

Arao, Danilo, Folklore Kasi! Unpopular Folklore and Popular Culture (February 15, 2009). Arao, D. A. (2009, February). Folklore kasi! Unpopular folklore and popular culture [Interview with Dr. Michael L. Tan]. Plaridel (A Journal of Philippine Communication, Media, and Society) 6(1), 123-142. http://www.plarideljournal.org/article/folklore-kasi-unpopular-folklore-and-popular-culture/, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3708071

Danilo Arao (Contact Author)

University of the Philippines Diliman ( email )

Department of Journalism
College of Mass Communication, UP Diliman
Quezon City, Metro Manila 1101
Philippines

HOME PAGE: http://pages.upd.edu.ph/dannyarao

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