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Future of journalism
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Public trust on legacy media has been eroded by the consumption of news and information in social media platforms. More Filipinos are getting information from vloggers, social media content creators and influencers as the credibility of journalists sank rock bottom....
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Election Violence in the Philippines
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On November 23, 2009, 58 people were mercilessly gunned down inside their vehicles which the perpetrators tried to hide by burying them in a mass grave in Maguindanao. It was the most gruesome, politically-motivated mass murders in history, a grim...
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The Air Wars: Social Media and the 2022 Elections
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Political analysts are concerned over the increasing dependence of Filipinos on social media influencers, saying they are already taking over the roles of both mainstream media and political parties. This consensus emerged among a political scientist and two veteran political...
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Kinder post-pandemic Philippine cities: an animated fairytale
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What if Philippine cities magically had decent housing, reliable public transport, and participatory local governments? What would this future look like? BY ICA FERNANDEZ, NASTASSJA QUIJANO, ABBEY PANGILINAN AND TOIX CERNA (URBANISMO.PH)March 3, 2021 | 12:00:00 PM Read the Filipino...
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Pandemic exacerbates challenges in K to 12 program as DepEd’s subsidies fall short
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Economic difficulties arising from the pandemic have seen Grade 11 and 12 students from private schools flocking to public schools struggling to implement the K to 12 Basic Education Program. Over a hundred private schools offering senior high school education...
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‘They treated me like I murdered someone’: Lockdown arrests mark 1st year of PH pandemic response
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Fines from lockdown arrests have bled poor Filipinos dry while the rich and famous get wrist slaps for similar offenses. Calls for a different approach grow louder as the pandemic lockdown enters its second year. BY AIE BALAGTAS SEEMarch 15,...
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