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/
21 Pages Posted: 22 Feb 2021
Date Written: February 15, 2009
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
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