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Privacy and social media: 12 theses


The current legal regime on privacy is based on a 19th-century understanding of the press.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

That special smile


If I could only love, I’d give you the moon and the stars!

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

#NoFilter: Getting over social media envy

Social Media Cloud

One Monday my cousin was sipping coffee against the foliage of New York Central Park done up in autumn glory. A friend, on the other hand, got engaged to her high school sweetheart and took to Facebook in what appeared to be a personal bid to crash the social networking site with uploading pictures. I scroll, I click “like”, I dispense admiration and envy in equal parts. Someone getting promoted, someone having a baby, someone who just launched his own business… Social networking sites are full of someones whose lives inevitably appear to be multilayers of filters better than yours.

Posted: December 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Traditional journalism and the new media


Mobile technologies and social media have been changing the mass media landscape. Beyond the traditional news sources, various platforms and models for information dissemination are evolving and opening new channels for online communication and publishing, such as citizen journalism, blogs, and online communities.

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Seeking relevance


A couple of years ago, fresh from the laid-back world of college, I started a blog. At first I didn’t know what to write about. My first few posts ranged from mundane rants to highfalutin sentiments (or so I thought). In fact, my WordPress ID was snooty (read: thoughtologist).

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »



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  • Lifestyle

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  • Dining and chatting with a world-class Filipino painter
  • Tom Yum Kung
  • Nic’s now at UP Town Center
  • Entertainment

  • Rakrakan tickets still available
  • 1D pop-up store opens in PH
  • Baby girl ‘perfect gift’ for Ara Mina
  • Ara Mina grateful for safe birth of baby girl
  • When you’re good to Mama, you razzle-dazzle ’em
  • Business

  • Vista Residences soon to launch Vista GL Taft
  • Dow gains nearly 300 points as Fed keeps rates low
  • ADB cuts growth forecasts for PH, Asia
  • SMC completes 2nd section of TPLEx
  • Japan firms in PH seen expanding operations
  • Technology

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  • New setback for efforts to cure HIV infection
  • Facebook activates safety check tool
  • Google PH pays tribute to OFWs with heartwarming video
  • Mars methane baffles scientists
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, December 18, 2014
  • Uninhibited
  • The Grand New Bilibid Hotel
  • What is Christmas, really?
  • DepEd to boost IP education
  • Global Nation

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  • Filipino crewman severely burned on ship off Chile
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