Are working women really empowered?

MANILA, Philippines – Has being a woman ever cost you a dream job or a promotion? You’re not alone. Despite existing laws penalizing discrimination and violence against women, many still face hurdles in finding or keeping work. Recent statistics from employment portal Jobstreet.com revealed that gender stereotypes persist when it comes to where women – [...]

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[Schoolwork] On the value of truth

I shall scrupulously report and interpret the news, taking care not to suppress essential facts or to distort the truth by omission or improper emphasis. I recognize the duty to air the other side and the duty to correct substantive errors promptly. — From the Journalist’s Code of Ethics, formulated by the Philippine Press Institute [...]

[Schoolwork] On the value of truth

I shall scrupulously report and interpret the news, taking care not to suppress essential facts or to distort the truth by omission or improper emphasis. I recognize the duty to air the other side and the duty to correct substantive errors promptly. — Fro… View Post

#WHIPIT On self-labelling: women stereotypes or female archetypes?

For the first installment of #WHIPIT, let’s further discuss labels, and the two kinds of meaning that they can carry in our society today#WHIPIT On self-labelling: women stereotypes or female archetypes?

Who Dictates What We See?

(A draft of a portion of a paper submitted to my Media 250 class) “In countries where levels of power are in the hands of a state bureaucracy, the monopolistic control over the media, often supplemented by official censorship, makes it clear that the media serve the ends of a dominant elite. It is much [...]

Analyzing Definitions of “Political Economy” As Applied To Media

The study of media, at its very core, is about understanding how people within a community (whether a local or a global one) receive and relay information or messages with one another. We use media to relay those content, and when we look at its existing forms - i.e. TV, Web, Print, or Radio - [...]

Analyzing Definitions of “Political Economy” As Applied To Media

The study of media, at its very core, is about understanding how people within a community (whether a local or a global one) receive and relay information or messages with one another. We use media to relay those content, and when we look at its existing…View Post

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