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Journalism in troubled times

Should the media report everything government officials do and say for the sake of that elusive concept called “objectivity”? Philippine practice suggests that that’s what most journalists assume — and that, no matter how erroneous, outrageous or potentially harmful the statements and actions of those sources may be, their responsibility ends with accurately quoting them.…

Ni MARK ANGELES Isang mapagpalayang gabi, mga petmalung kababayan, Mga kapwa ko mamamahayag at artista ng bayan. Maraming bagay tayong dapat pag-usapan Tungkol sa nasagap kong bulung-bulungan (Bukod sa ang Benham Rise ay bahagi na ng 9-dash line): Ang katotohanan at katarungan Nasa mahaba nang listahan ng balak ipatukhang Ng kulugong hari sa Malakanyang. Karaniwang…

By Igal Jada P. San Andres Bulatlat.com “Why do you want to study abroad?” That question was posed to me during an interview for a scholarship December of last year. I had thought of my answer beforehand, so I said, “I want to be part of the change in the realm of Philippine journalism.” This…

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.”

Hindi maaaring talikdan o kalimutan ng isang peryodista ang kanyang kinagisnan para lang epektibong magampanan ang kanyang gawain. Kung tutuusin, kailangan pa nga niyang malaman nang mabuti kung ano ang kanyang paninindigan para epektibong masuri ang mga datos niya, para matukoy ang mga bagay na kailangang malaman ng publiko. NI DANILO ARAÑA ARAO Konteksto /…