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A society is as intelligent as its media men and women

February 22, 2010


I just realized, while my mom rattled off current events, that a society is as intelligent as the media it gets. That is, a society is as intelligent as the journalists behind the media products consumed by the public–IF, and i mean if, journalists are willing and able to  give quality news and analysis. When […]

Groupthink: My favorite communication theory

February 9, 2010


Groupthink wasn’t discussed in my Theory Class when I took it last 2008. Nevertheless, it is my favorite. I discovered while flipping through my theory book. The group + think combo intrigued me, so I went ahead and read what it meant. Groupthink in a nutshell The University of Twente site gives a comprehensive explanation on what […]

Quality work deserves quality pay

February 7, 2010


Even if my line of work is more into communication and public relations than journalism, I still take pride in what I believe I can do best: Write. People think writing is just a matter of stringing any set of words together on a keyboard, but in reality, it’s more than that. Writing is a creative process: you […]

The quote that will light a thousand candles

February 5, 2010


I would like to begin this blog with a quote that will fire up this phase in my life–this phase of learning the fundamentals of communication, this phase of pursuing my M.A. in Communication. I know that learning is a life-long process. And this quote is a good place to light up my fire. This […]