Ours is a history of chance and surprises. We’re again at a juncture of chance and surprise — and change. As we start our new decade, we’re very pleased to announce that Newsbreak is getting a new leader.
Journalists can never be like lawyers. We can never dress the way lawyers dress. We can never write the way lawyers write. We can never afford the luxuries that law firms can afford.
How would I feel if, suddenly, the spotlight is on me, thanks to the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s list of top 500 individual taxpayers?
I confess. I follow President Noynoy’s love life. It provides voyeuristic diversion — as we face unemployment and other problems.
When I was introduced to Robin Padilla in mid-July, he acknowledged that he was a bit intimidated.
Journalism is a love-hate romance. It is possessive and demanding. It promises burnouts to those unable to master the art of pacing.
Nineteen years–that’s how long it took our courts to resolve the Vizconde case. The situation is not hopeless.
Where does one even begin to tell this complex story? The media’s first-take was actually quite predictable. Start the story by answering the basic questions “who, what, where, when.” This was easily accomplished by most media organizations.
Having covered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) at the height of its investigation on the Vizconde massacre, I was not surprised at all that the Supreme Court finally cleared Hubert Webb and his co-accused of the crime.
Allow me to do a Wikileaks of the mind and download some of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s thoughts on the decision of the Supreme Court to bury the Truth Commission (10-5). This is an imaginary letter but it is based on facts.
Those who believe that abstinence is adequate protection against sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies may be wrong… Just think of priests who themselves have sired children.
Philhealth’s capitation fund: yet another source of abuse?
Bogus claims haunt Philhealth
Compassionate care eludes post-abortion patients
Desperate women seek desperate measures
‘Hello, Garci’ officer returns to intel community
Leaked copy of PNoy’s ‘SONA’
Our Beijing envoy
Quiet protest at the DOTC
Your war, our fatal assumptions
Celebrating the power of the human spirit
Of book writing and Chocolate Kiss-ing
I could have done a Vargas