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Beside buried cases house buried truths in the Filipino true crime scene

True crime is often shrouded by the dark air of mystery—but where there is mystery, there are those who aim to expose the truth, whether through podcasts or journalistic reporting.

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Writer’s Recap: Celebrating tenacious creativity at ‘Graphika Manila 2022’

Last August 14, Graphika Manila 2022 at the SMX Convention Center welcomed participants in Asia’s most influential creativity conference. With six speakers from a multitude of fields—such as graphic art, illustration, and motion graphics—the conference gathered artistic minds and built an avenue where they can share their journeys, passions, and inspirations. This year’s Conference on…

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Faced with tragedy and grim realities, trauma journalists stand their ground

From braving strong typhoons to reporting militant crossfire, a trauma journalist’s job is the relentless pursuit of truth despite the danger.

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Tales of tarnished text: Grappling with the censorship of progressive literature

Progressive literature has the power to overturn outdated and oppressive structures, giving writers the power to decide the future that’s best for them.

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Simplified or diversified?: Reviewing the influence of local children’s media on young girls

One must recognize the cruciality of how media’s portrayal of women critically shapes and empowers a young girl’s self-image.

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Writer’s Recap: Turning chapters with outstanding journalists at the 17th Lasallian Scholarum Awards

In this uncertain age where widespread social media disinformation threatens the upcoming national elections, the pursuit for truth has never been more urgent. As DLSU President Br. Bernard Oca FSC said in his opening remarks, “What we gather in the news serves as lampposts in our journey to the future.” This was the mission that…

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Higit sa sining: Tarantadong Kalbo revolts through and beyond art

Kevin Raymundo, the man behind Tarantadong Kalbo, ensures that every visual encourages us to speak out about injustices.

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Caged in: The truth behind the child sexual abuse conundrum

Many of the child sexual abuse victims and their families fight for justice and accountability from perpetrators.

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An unsung carol: Silent nights of a domestic worker

For many domestic workers, the holiday season may not always be filled with joy.

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Rant and Rave: Taylor Swift was ‘Red’-y to break our hearts

The long-awaited re-recording of Taylor Swift’s decade-old album Red (Taylor’s Version) is finally here. Released last November 12, Swift’s latest musical work historically broke Spotify’s record for the most streamed album by a female artist, making her the most streamed female artist in a day during its release week. Along with this, Swift continues to…