Newsroom tech: Sharing and a call for help

I regularly experiment with open source scripts and programs for possible features in Sun.Star Cebu‘s Cybercafe page. At times, I’d find programs that can be used to improve a newsroom’s system or the way a journalist works with the PC. During a recent chat in an online course I’m taking, we discussed the open source… Continue reading Newsroom tech: Sharing and a call for help

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

“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