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The efficiency of a power shovel scooping earth

September 1, 2011

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“Tengo, by contrast, was curious about everything. He absorbed knowledge from a broad range of fields with the efficiency of a power shovel scooping earth.” Read more http://www.newyorker.com/fiction/features/2011/09/05/110905fi_fiction_murakami#ixzz1WhP6YhNG *** This quote from Haruki Murakami’s “Town of Cats” pretty much describes my graduate school experience–an experience that is about to end soon. As long as I […]

Our Ateneo Twitter account is an official news source…Yey!

January 16, 2011

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While browsing through Ateneo-related news on Google Alerts this morning, I found this article at GMANews.TV about the release of the Ateneo College Entrance Test (ACET) results. What made me jump for joy was that it cited the official Ateneo de Manila Twitter account, which I manage, as its main news source. Ateneo entrance results […]

Publicity vs. overall strategic communications

July 2, 2010

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“It’s not about ‘publicity,’ it’s about overall strategic communications.” Read more: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/more+vital+than+ever+business/3198639/story.html#ixzz0sLWdvYks *** If the goal is to increase enrollments in a certain educational institution, then the approach should not just be to place an advertisement or a supplement in a leading newspaper, right? You can’t really expect to have a marked increase in enrollments just […]

Leadership at its best: MVP takes full responsibility

April 13, 2010

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Last Holy Week, news broke that business leader and Ateneo alumnus Manuel V. Pangilinan “borrowed” parts of his commencement address to Batch 2010 from well-known personalities like Barrack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Conan O’Brien and J.K. Rowling. Since then, opinions have been divided. Some have supported MVP while some insisted that he be punished for “plagiarism.” […]

Quality work deserves quality pay

February 7, 2010

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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

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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 […]