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Requiem for veteran journalist Jose L. Pavia 04/19/2011

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Requiem for veteran journalist Jose L. Pavia

04/19/2011
Never in my wildest dream as a newsman that I would write a requiem for the late Jose Leetai Pavia, a veteran journalist who was my mentor, adviser and confidant in my profession for the last 37 years.

I was devastated upon receiving a text message from Abel Ulanday, associate editor of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, that Joe Pavia, or JLP for short for his close friends, passed away at 5:25 a.m. Monday at the University of the East Medical Center in Quezon City. He was 72.

Pavia was the founding general manager in 1973 of the state-run Philippines News Agency (PNA), executive director of the Philippines Press Institute (PPI), and publisher-editor of the weekly Mabuhay..... MORE

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