Free Expression in Asian Cyberspace conference: personal notes

Last week’s conference organized by the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (Seapa) in cooperation with the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) with the support of the Berkman Center Center for Internet and Society offered me a chance to meet bloggers and journalists from all over Asia. Time flew so fast for the conference–an indication that… Continue reading Free Expression in Asian Cyberspace conference: personal notes

Sassy Lawyer nominated in Best of the Blogs award

The Sassy Lawyer’s journal has been nominated in the BOBS or the Best of the Blogs awards of the Deutsche Welle International. Here’s the link to her nomination page: Sassy Lawyer’s Journal. She’s in the best journalistic blog English category. I just voted for her there. Among the nominees in her category is Global Voices… Continue reading Sassy Lawyer nominated in Best of the Blogs award

Exceeding my plan’s bandwidth allocation

This site was unavailable for a while because I exceeded my hosting plan’s bandwidth allocation. That’s what you face when you’re linked to by Sassy Lawyer, Manolo and the PCIJ. Now there’s a link to this site from INQ7.net and Newsstand. I’m praying for this month to end already so my bandwidth counter can return… Continue reading Exceeding my plan’s bandwidth allocation

Sassy Lawyer: Blogging is a learning experience

Lawyer Connie Veneracion is more known by her online persona – The Sassy Lawyer. She runs The Sassy Lawyer’s Journal, PinoyCook and, with Abe Olandres, Pinoyblog. Veneracion recently started writing for Manila Standard Today as a print columnist – a rare transition these days when movements are the other way around – from print to… Continue reading Sassy Lawyer: Blogging is a learning experience

See it, hear it, blog it

(Note: I wrote this article for Sun.Star Cebu during the Cebu Press Freedom Week. I am reprinting it here to continue the community conversation on the topic. I will be reprinting later my notes for this story.) Manuel L. Quezon III knew Sept. 5 would be historic. It was the day the House of Representatives… Continue reading See it, hear it, blog it