How unfortunate, really, since there were only three journalists in the restaurant at that time – Marya, Zeng, and I. And all three of them happened to be holding a spoon on one hand and fork on the other and not a camera to capture the moment.
Category: On the Fringes
Inside the courtroom with the ‘butcher’ and other funny musings
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO On the fringes Bulatlat.com MALOLOS, Bulacan – Having earned a reputation for being both loquacious and boisterous, my relatives, friends, colleagues, and even sources are very much curious on how I manage to keep a straight face whenever I cover issues of human rights violations, especially during hearings against a…
The Sentinel, truth and fortitude*
Truth was our weapon. Truth effected change.
Sitio Sandugo: A postscript
The Lakbayan camp is like a river junction from where water rushes stronger towards a new direction.
On the Fringes | You failed to kill them
Political detainees are behind bars because they dared to go against the status quo.
On the Fringes: The life of a ‘compo’ journalist
What are the ups and downs of covering the front lines of protests?
Hahayaan at Hindi* sa Halalan
Lalahok tayo sa halalan dahil maaari.
#15YearsofBulatlat | The cat that got me out of my rut
Bulatlat’s jester wears a fur coat.
#15YearsofBulatlat | Choosing journalism for the people
I was not only honing my writing skills in Bulatlat, but also deepening the commitment to serve the people’s interests and their struggles.
#15YearsofBulatlat | My sources of news, my sources of inspiration
I would say journalism is a blessing as it is a curse. Writing is my only way of trying to help out those whose voices are either unheard or muted. There are times I feel it is not enough.
Martial Law was just OK?
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – When I searched for netizens’ thoughts about the commemoration of martial law last Monday, Sept. 21, I stumbled upon a number of tweets saying good things about it. “Martial law years were better than today because people were more disciplined, there were less crimes, the economy was…