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Becoming Asean (four steps at a time)

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When I first heard of the idea last June, from Wong Chun Wai of the Star of Malaysia and Pana Janviroj of The Nation of Thailand, I thought it was a neat concept, worth doing—but at that time I understood it on merely conceptual terms. Imagine Southeast Asian newspapers with digital editions or e-papers grouping together, using the tablet space to offer their papers at a uniform rate and to attract advertisers interested in reaching a regional audience. A good idea, I thought, but not something I would necessarily find use for.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Philippine media a reflection of society

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines is concerned about the allegations of media corruption reported by the Inquirer, specifically how pork barrel funds were
supposedly funneled through the National Agribusiness Corp.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The Amanpour interview: framing Aquino

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Almost a hundred days ago, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour interviewed President Aquino in the aftermath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

British correspondent died poor, knew the Philippines by heart

Remember Barry Riddel? The very lovable and hard-driving British journalist who covered Malacañang and the Senate as a correspondent of Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK) for over 40 years? He died last Dec. 10 from cardiac arrest. He was 76.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Aquino stokes adversarial role of media

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President Aquino started the new year by picking a fight with the independent news media. Firing broadsides at his critics in the press, he pledged that as his New Year’s resolution, he would “just ignore” them.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A ‘close affinity’ with Mandela, in struggle for freedom, democracy

I wish to commend Day Desk chief Juliet Labog-Javellana for her detailed description of the life story of former South African President Nelson Mandela (Front Page, 12/7/13).

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘PDI’s anonymous news source was tainted’

We find it unfortunate that the Inquirer statement on the Dasmariñas incident misses the point: The reporter relied on an unnamed source who fed her lies. Not several sources, but principally just one source, as clearly stated in the Dec. 19 story.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘Zombie news’—fake reports, repeated

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine in Camiguin posted an item on his Facebook profile (via a third party) about a so-called news item that purportedly appeared in the Daily Mail: “Food flown to Philippines from UK ends up in shops hundreds of miles…”

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘Photos can lie’—flirting and sneezing edition

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe AFP

The controversy over the Obama “selfie” at the Mandela “funeral” invites us to reconsider the role photographs play in the public space, in the Instagram age.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Impunity reigns

Nineteen journalists have been killed for their work in the Philippines since Benigno Aquino III assumed the presidency in 2010. And in 2013 alone, at least 66 instances of threats, physical assaults, illegal arrests, libel suits and other forms of harassment were recorded.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Media going ‘trapo’

Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: “Haiyan”) unleashed winds with an average strength of 235 kph and gustiness running up to 275 kph, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration. More than 6 million people are said to have been affected, and hundreds of thousands of families have been left homeless and displaced. Thousands of others were killed.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘Is it true, is Ted Failon dead?’

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Read, and wince. “During this time, they said, girls and boys were raped in the dark and had their throats cut and bodies were stuffed in the kitchens while looters and madmen exchanged fire with weapons they had looted.” It won’t be easy to identify which esteemed media organization ran this sensational passage.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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