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Artists lambast GMA selection of National Artists for 2009

Artists and writers are revolted by President Arroyo’s proclamation of seven new national artists for this year. The Concerned Artists of the Philippines (CAP) did not mince words and blamed Arroyo’s “moribund, decadent politics” for spoiling the National Artist selection this year. The group singled out Cecile Guidote Alvarez who is presidential adviser for culture […]

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Yahoo-Nielsen Net Index 2009 Philippines

Nielsen Media presented anew on Thursday night the highlights of the Yahoo-Nielsen study titled Net Index 2009 Philippines which is touted as “the first in-depth media study of internet users in urban Philippines”. Jay Bautista, executive director of Nielsen Media, presented the results of the study last night before members of IMMAP, journalists and bloggers […]

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Website on Muslim Mindanao

Journalists and academicians recently launched a website, a virtual online resource center, on Muslim Mindanao. From Stuff This is good news for journalists and all those who wish to read about and understand this area and people of our country. Read about it in this news release I am republishing here:

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Digital PADEPA: National democrats bring activist school online

[UPDATE: Digital PADEPA has moved to a new address] National democratic activists have brought their school to the worldwide web. PADEPA, short for Pambansa Demokratikong Paaralan (National Democratic School) has gone online with Digital PADEPA, making its courses available to activists and activist organizations who have long wanted to have obtain reference and teaching materials […]

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Technology and citizen journalism

Last Saturday, the online newsmagazine Pinoy Weekly and several other groups convened the Pinoy Citizen Journalism Seminar at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. Here is the presentation I shared with the participants: Technology and Citizen Journalism View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: internet social)

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Full text: Rep. Teddy Casiño recites facts on NBN-ZTE deal, Northrail project

Recital of Facts on the NBN-ZTE contract and Northrail Project Presented by Rep. Teddy Casiño Bayan Muna Representative Committee on Justice House of Representatives November 24, 2008 Mr. Chairman, my distinguished colleagues. Former speaker Jose de Vencia has given a substantial account of the facts of the President’s knowledge and involvement in the anomalous NBN-ZTE […]

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Full text: Rep. Luz Ilagan speech on GMA’s rights violations against Mindanaoans

Pagsusog sa Reklamo Hinggil sa Pagpapatalsik sa Katungkulan ng Gng. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Pananalita ni Rep. Luzviminda C. Ilagan Kinatawan ng Gabriela Women’s Party sa Pulong ng Komite sa Katarungan Kamara de Representantes Ika-24 ng Nobyembre, 2008 Mr. Chairman, sa Mindanao, kung saan ang kinatawang ito nagmula, daandaang kaso ng paglabag sa karapatang pantao at Konstitusyon […]

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Full text: Rep. Satur Ocampo on GMA’s role in political killings and abductions

THE EXTRA JUDICIAL KILLINGS AND ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES OF ACTIVISTS UNDER THE GMA ADMINISTRATION ARE CONSTITUTIVE OF THREE (3) CONSTITUTIONAL GROUNDS TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO Presented by Satur C. Ocampo Bayan Muna Representative and Deputy Minority Leader To the Committee on Justice House of Representatives Nov. 24, 2008 I. OPENING STATEMENT Esteemed Members of the […]

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