By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat MANILA — Alternative media groups that were subjected to relentless cyberattacks last year were vindicated with a “small victory” after two tech companies, whose infrastructure were used to carry out the incursions, agree to support press freedom and put in place an effective mechanism to prevent a similar situation.…
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Bulatlat finalist in 2016 Save the Children Media Awards
Ellao said her entry is “my humble contribution in portraying how children are greatly affected by supposed development projects that, in reality, deprive them of their basic right to shelter and their parents of their livelihood.” “It is in this light that we should see how the children’s plight — including their health and well-being — should be reported,” she said.
Bulatlat finalist in Save the Children awards
Bulatlat’s report titled “Children’s health at risk with low breastfeeding practice” was written by senior reporter and copy editor Ronalyn V. Olea.
Bulatlat.com cited anew in Hildegarde Award
Bulatlat.com’s youngest staffwriter Anne Ednalyn dela Cruz wins a Hildegarde.
Bulatlat.com wins in Red Cross humanitarian reporting
“Their stories and images illustrated the heavy toll of conflicts on civilians – with some looking through the eyes of children who are the more vulnerable in these situations. All the finalists showed that reporting on conflict need not be sensationalized or focused only on the conflict or on the peace negotiations.” – Pascal Mauchle, ICRC head of delegation to the Philippines
Bulatlat.com wins big in first Red Cross journalism awards
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Bulatlat.com dominated the online category in the first Red Cross Award for Humanitarian Reporting held on Saturday, winning the first and second prizes for stories that tackle the plight of children caught in conflict. It bested mainstream media outlets for the awards, which was established last year “to promote responsible reporting of conflict situations by highlighting the plight of those affected by it.”
Bulatlat: A Decade of Incisive, Progressive Journalism
Today, Feb. 7, Bulatlat marks its 10th anniversary. While we have every reason to celebrate this occasion, it is important to point out that the conditions that we set out to chronicle a decade ago that were, in fact, our raison d’être — economic backwardness, human-rights abuses, landlessness, political persecution, corruption, to name a few — still persist. That said, here’s to the next 10 years — and beyond!
Read managing editor Benjie Oliveros’s piece on the 10 years of Bulatlat