Sunnex blogs Cebu ICT

Sun.Star Network Exchange (Sunnex) has opened a blog to cover Cebu ICT 2005, which opens later today. I’m one of the bloggers, I might post by Thursday. I’m not feeling well right now, I might skip the opening.

Saved from a headline disaster

Last week I handled a page containing the story of how policemen were able to arrest a rape suspect after identifying him through documents found in a wallet he dropped at the crime scene. I laid out the page and wrote this headline for the story: Dropped wallet leads cops to rape suspect It was… Continue reading Saved from a headline disaster

Pope John Paul II book

Sun.Star Cebu yesterday received its copy of Pope John Paul II, a compilation of newspaper front pages on the death of the first truly global pontiff. The book prints front pages of newspaper around the world selected by the Poynter Institute. Here’s the book cover and here’s the page where Sun.Star Cebu’s front page is… Continue reading Pope John Paul II book

PCIJ shines through blog

The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) is an institution in Philippine media. PCIJ writers have written some of the best investigative reports on social issues and governance in the country. Check out these stories: link 1, link 2 and link 3. PCIJ has also been responsible for the training of scores of journalists, many… Continue reading PCIJ shines through blog

PinoyPress revamps site

PinoyPress, a great resource for Filipino journalists, has revamped its site. It is now using WordPress. Pinoy Press, which started as an e-mail discussion group, is run by National Union of Journalists of the Philippines secretary-general Carlos Conde.

“The page one pope”

Sun.Star Cebu‘s page one story on the death of Pope John Paul II is included in a book reprinting the front pages of newspapers from around the world. The collection, according to Amazon‘s book description edited by Poynter, “includes 144 reproductions of front pages from newspapers in the United States plus major newspapers from around… Continue reading “The page one pope”

Sun.Star Davao wins 4 Community Press Awards

Sun.Star Davao and Sun.Star Davao Weekend dominated this year’s Philippine Press Institute (PPI)-Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Annual Community Press Awards. Here are excerpts of the Sun.Star Cebu story on the awards. In the daily category, Sun.Star Davao was adjudged Best Edited Paper, Best in Business & Economic Reporting, and Best in Photojournalism. In the weekly category,… Continue reading Sun.Star Davao wins 4 Community Press Awards