Tags: alternative media

Ending the information crisis

The reformists and revolutionaries of the late 19th century; those who fought the Japanese invaders during World War II; and the professionals, workers, and farmers who comprised the core of the resistance against the Marcos dictatorship understood only too well the role of information in exposing the injustice and racist assumptions of Spanish colonial rule,…

Journalist or technician?

Practitioners in that sector of the media who consciously report and interpret events and issues of public relevance as a means of furthering their advocacy for change in Philippine society are not unaware of the possible conflict between advocacy and the fundamental responsibility of providing accurate and reliable information. There are several hundred such media…

The Altermidya network congratulates Bulatlat on its 15th anniversary. Bulatlat continues to be relevant after 15 years because it fulfills an important role in the lives of an information-thirsty public. It has undeniably become a reliable source of alternative news for Filipinos here and abroad. As one of our pioneering members, Bulatlat is a solid…

Maalab na pagbati at marubdob na pagpupugay ang ipinapaabot ng Karapatan sa pagdiriwang ng inyong ika-15 taong pagbabandila ng progresibong pamamahayag at paglilingkod sa sambayanan! Isinilang ang Bulatlat kasabay ng pag-akyat sa kapangyarihan ni dating Pangulong Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Parang pinagtiyap sa pangangailangan ang pagsilang nito sa panahong ito. Matatandaang ang 2001 hanggang 2010 ay…

Mabilis ang Internet saturation pati sa bansang tulad ng sa atin: 37 percent noong 2013, 48 percent sa 2014, 58 percent sa 2015, at 74 percent sa 2019. Isa sa apat na mamamayan ay magkakaroon ng akses sa Internet bago mag-2020. Natumbok ng Bulatlat, labinglimang taon na ang nakakaraan, ang potensyal ng platapormang Internet sa…

#15YearsofBulatlat | ‘My internship was one for the books’

My Bulatlat experience is definitely one for the books. Like a roller coaster ride, I must say. From joining the Labor Day rally, to immersing at Islang Puting Bato in Tondo, to a one-on-one heart wrenching interview with JL Burgos and Editha Burgos, family of the still missing activist Jonas Burgos, Bulatlat has definitely showed…

With the shared advocacy of bringing the stories of the Filipino masses to a broad number of readers, campus journalists of the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) congratulate online news magazine Bulatlat on its 15th anniversary. Since its founding after the ouster Estrada administration in 2001, Bulatlat has been committed in empowering the…

Colleagues in Bulatlat.com, Greetings on the 15th year anniversary of your news organization. That you have reached this long in bringing out the issues of great significance to grassroots communities and marginalized sectors and peoples is a testament to your untiring zeal to make the media a potent platform for social change. The call for…