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Category Archives: Journalists/Bloggers
Now, after serving three terms in Congress, Ka Satur goes back to journalism with a weekly column for the Philippine Star starting Aug. 21, a key date in the history of the anti-dictatorship movement he was a prominent part of.—Tonyo Cruz, Asian Correspondent
Check Ka Satur’s first column at the Philippine Sta here.
Kodao Productions‘ joined the National Interfaith Mission for Peace and Justice in Maguindanao which started in January 22 and will end on January 26, 2010. The activity was organized by KARAPATAN, Kawagib, and Kalinaw Mindanao. The mission went to the massacre site in Brgy. Salman, Ampatuan, Maguindanao province where 57 individuals (including more than 30 journalists) were brutally murdered last November 23, 2009. Click for photos by me and Raymund Villanueva.
Of course we also have photos of our light moments during the caravan and fact-finding mission. Check them out: January 22 Briefing | Scenes around Cotabato City | A Tour of Cotabato City | Ampatuan and Maguindanao Scenery | Light Moments at the Fact-Finding Mission | Maguindanao Coverage (Raymund Villanueva’s Photo Album)
(Reposting from Bloggers Kapihan)
On October 15, bloggers worldwide will speak as one on climate change. We, Filipino bloggers, have much to say and share in this global conversation.
We just survived and continue to grapple with supertyphoons Ondoy (Ketsana) and Pepeng (Parma) that snatched hundreds of lives, destroyed property and livelihood and took the issue of climate change to the very center of our conversations with family, friends, classmates, colleagues. Continue reading
Bulatlat will be streaming over the internet live audio, video, and photos of the anti-charter change rally this afternoon. Check it out at Bulatlat Live!
Ka Satur is “tweeting” too! At the tribute organized by friends and comrades at the Bahay ng Alumni last night, emcees Hon. Teddy Casiño, Jr. of the progressive partylist Bayan Muna and film director Bibeth Orteza announced some of the ways friends and supporters can receive updates about Ka Satur online. Aside from Facebook, everyone now can “follow” Ka Satur on Twitter.
Satur Ocampo is a journalist who joined the National Democratic movement and became a political detainee during Martial Law. He also became the spokesperson of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines in the1980′s. At present, he is a partylist representative of Bayan Muna.
Last night’s tribute was also aired live via Internet streaming through USTREAM.
I’m reposting Carlos Conde’s press statement regarding his inclusion in a watch list document of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Conde is the former secretary-general of the National Union of Journalists in the Philippines, wrote this press statement upon discovery of AFP Southern Mindanao’s secret “order of battle” document (JCICC “AGILA” 3rd QTR 2007 OB VALIDATION RESULT) where he and other journalists are listed. Continue reading
With his first post having the all-caps title “GREETINGS TO THE WEB FROM A LO-TECH GUY”, journalist Ed Lingao finally joined the blogosphere. Continue reading
Here’s Raymond “Mong” Palatino’s message to the Filipino youth on the historical event of seating the first youth representative in Congress.
Kabataan, tayo ang pagbabago
Five years in the making for the country’s sole youth sectoral party-list, but better late than never and victory is still sweet for all Filipino youth.
Kabataan Party-list, the largest youth party in the country, represented the youth sector in the 2007 elections. It was the second time for our organization to run in the party-list elections. In 2004, we ran under our previous name, Anak ng Bayan, and were among the top choices for party-list based on pre-election surveys. Anak ng Bayan, however, fell prey to massive cheating. A significant number of our votes were anomalously counted in favor of another party-list group, thus our change of name in the 2007 party-list elections. Continue reading