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Charter Change and the Bangsamoro issue

With the midterm elections just around the corner, the public spotlight has shifted from the Bangsamoro plebiscite to the candidates running for local and...

Bulatlat website hit by cyber-attacks

Bulatlat, the country’s oldest alternative digital news outlet, has been repeatedly hit with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks over the last two months,...

Lack of psychologists in gov’t hospitals hampers healing of abused children

(First of two parts) Ella (not her real name) was brought to the child protection unit of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) after a jeepney...

National ID system: firestorm in the making

  In a world where big data is at your fingertips, information has ceased to become knowledge. It is currency. As currency, keeping big data safe...

A review of the Marawi coverage: The conduct of war (2nd of 2 parts) by Fil V. Elefante

“Reporting war should not be approached as breaking news,” the study entitled “Media on Marawi: Coverage of the Siege” said. “It is usually part...

Are we on the right track for the future?

It was a much anticipated gathering. Close to 700 delegates converged in Manila to hear some of the world’s leading lights share their thoughts...

Use of language: Focus on Baybayin by Alma Anonas-Carpio

The Philippines is an archipelago of over 7,000 islands, with between 120 and 170 distinct languages, according to various scholars. Ours is a nation of...

That darned fake news!!!

by Psyche Roxas-Mendoza If you are a journalist, you would know that the term “fake news” is an oxymoron; a contradiction in terms. News by...

Heads, tails, tar and feathers

The mess that is the Dengvaxia issue as it stands now does nothing for the public good. Over the last week, the public saw...

Command Responsibility vs. Commanding Irresponsibility

To be goaded to question a legal decision is one thing; to be reduced to a speechless wreck is another. This, apparently, is where the...

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