What are the famous work of Marcelo H Del Pilar?
In 1882, he founded the nationalistic newspaper, Diariong Tagalog. In December 1889, he became the editor of La Solidaridad and became the moving spirit behind the propaganda movement. Died on July 4, 1896.
Who is the father of Philippine journalism?
SECTION 1. August 30 of every year is hereby declared as “National Press Freedom Day” in honor of Marcelo H. Del Pilar, the father of Philippine Journalism, who wrote under the pen name “Plaridel”, and who was born on August 30, 1850. DISE OF REPRESENTAT SECTION 2.
Why is Marcelo del Pilar considered a hero?
He preached the gospel of work, self-respect, and human dignity. His mastery of Tagalog, his native language, enabled him to arouse the consciousness of the masses to the need for unity and sustained resistance against the Spanish tyrants.