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News and ‘bias’: Must journalism be neutral?

“The biased media” is such a common buzz phrase used for those critical of mainstream media’s coverage of social and political issues. Filipinos are no strangers to this as news outlets have long faced allegations of unfair reporting, especially from those in government. Former President Benigno Aquino III thought news coverage in his time was…

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Trials and tribulations: Journalists’ morale in times of turmoil

A journalist’s work is never done. As events continue to transpire and the need for news and information refuses to cease, so must writers and reporters continue to keep the public aware of current affairs. For many, being in the field of journalism is more than just an occupation—it is a duty. Hence, even in…

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Rights and limits in policing social media

It is undeniable that in the past two decades, social media has been a very powerful tool that can be used to disseminate, present, and digest information. With the free flow of information and data that reach thousands of people in a span of seconds, it is easy to believe that social media is a…

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To the outskirts: Giving voices to alternative views

There have always existed media organizations that set themselves apart from the mainstream, tackling angles and events often left untouched by more established outlets. In Philippine society today, there are pockets of resistance where the stories of those unheard and unknown are brought forth to be told. What can be covered by those in big…

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PRESS RELEASE: DLSU Harlequin Theatre Guild Goes Unmute This Quarantine Period

In the midst of a pandemic, social issues might be brushed under the radar. DLSU Harlequin Theatre Guild, the premier theatre organization of De La Salle University-Manila, proudly presents “Unmute” – a digital performance with four stories. “Unmute” depicts glimpses of life under quarantine and its effects on prevalent social issues such as LGBTQ+, poverty,…

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PRESS RELEASE: IUF Talks Webcast—Witness the filmmaking experience

Indie Un-film Festival 2020 is the longest-running collegiate film festival in the Philippines. Spearheaded by the DLSU Green Media Group, this event continues to serve as a medium for creativity and growth. This year, we are moving forward during these trying times by reigniting the passion for filmmaking with ​ IUF Talks​ , a free…

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The Rundown: Pemberton pardoned, Manila Bay project criticized, physical distancing reduced

Outcry erupted last week as President Rodrigo Duterte granted absolute pardon to United States (US) Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, who was convicted for the killing of Filipino transwoman Jennifer Laude in 2014.  Government officials and civic society groups also questioned the effectiveness of a P389-million “beach nourishment” project for Manila Bay to fill…

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PRESS RELEASE: CLA 119 Week—Celebrating the CLA Pneuma Amidst The Pandemic

As the Frosh Experience slowly comes to an end, the doors to new experiences for ID 119 is gradually opening itself. In a month’s time, approximately 1,100 students of De La Salle University’s College of Liberal Arts (CLA) will progress in their academic careers as new sophomores. However, many students were left dismayed after the…

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Behind the numbers

When the Department of Health (DOH) disclosed last July 30 that it carried out a “mass recovery” adjustment, it gave the impression of a government papering over the many, many cracks caused by their refusal to deal with the crisis in an appropriate and immediate manner. The record-high amount of “recoveries” reported are meant to…

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LA rejects officer recall process, approves creation of assembly chief’s office

The Legislative Assembly (LA), in its session last September 11, rejected the resolution seeking to create and implement guidelines for a recall process for University Student Government (USG) officials. Voting 10-9, with two abstentions, against the approval of the legislation, the body put to rest the three-session long debate on the issue. Right after, the…