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Byline, byline everywhere! (Part 2: Philippine Star)

July 4, 2011


I found two of my works at Philippine Star yesterday. Both were press releases for Ateneo de Manila. The first was my coverage of the Wimax donation of Ionics EMS to the School of Science and Engineering (SOSE). I liked writing this particular press release because anything SOSE-related is bound to have some social impact […]

Lake Palacpacin’s Telecenter: An example of effective fishkill prevention

June 9, 2011


First time to see my byline at Philippine Star…Squee!!!

My telecenter article is on paper and online — Squee!

February 17, 2011


Telecenter to help fisherfolk prevent fish kill launched

February 8, 2011


I went to San Pablo City in Laguna last January 31, 2011 to cover the launching of a telecenter that will help fisherfolk prevent fish kill. This is one of the most enjoyable coverages I ever did for work. I like it so much that I’m re-posting it here, from the Ateneo Website. This article […]

Lesson learned: Sometimes, courage comes from knowledge

February 6, 2011


Last Friday, Ateneo de Manila University held a noise barrage in support of  “truth hero” (or whistle blower) Heidi Mendoza. I got the text alert from a colleague early morning. Late morning, my boss came to our workstation and told us to assist media people during the afternoon’s noise barrage because she won’t be there. […]

Al Jazeera and their resource persons for news analysis

January 11, 2011


I was watching Al Jazeera the other day, amazed, as usual, at the quality of their news analysis. I love hearing their resource persons speak on current issues. They help me deepen my understanding of issues, and they help me connect their ideas to my own. Often, these resource persons come from the academe and […]


May 3, 2010


I almost forgot to tell you what grade I got for my Environment, Culture and Society class last semester: A- I had mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, I knew it was what I deserved given my newbie’s knowledge on environmental issues. I had to put double (well, it felt like triple!) effort […]