I was in Sulu earlier this month on yet another assignment given on short notice and accepted with no hesitation that I want to be part of my personal brand, in as much as I believe in having personal brands.
I am a firm believer in the value of specialization. More than (presumably) knowing how to write, the most important asset that a reporter has is his knowledge of the history, organization, and culture of the institution that he covers.
Tension over the Mamasapano clash has led to the resurgence of words like dove, hawk, and peacenik.
It is a situation easily dismissed on social media as a “First World Problem”, given the myriad social problems the Philippines has to deal with, but it is also something that is keeping us from leaving the so-called Third World.
There is an impossibility to reclaiming a space once it has been vacated.
Judging from social media, dominant media has done nothing right in its handling of the case of Jennifer Laude, a transgender woman found dead in a lodge in Olongapo City […]
A few times a week, I go to a small gym on a side street in Cubao to learn to fight.