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  • Sun.Star Cebu named Newspaper of the Year

    The newspaper I work for has been voted Newspaper of the Year in the Rotary Club of Manila National Journalism Awards. This is Sun.Star Cebu‘s third award from the Rotary Club of Manila. Sun.Star Cebu was named Regional Newspaper of the Year in 1990 and 2003. Pachico A. Seares, Sun.Star Cebu editor-in-chief, said this is…

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  • 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.

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  • 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…

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  • Changing the chat box

    After trying out four tag board and chat scripts last night, I finally decided on using txtShout, a PHP tagboard and shoutbox system. TxtShout is fairly easy to install and it doesn’t need a database. The script shares the code used by my previous chatbox, Cbox. Cbox, unlike txtShout, is remotely hosted. This means that…

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  • 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…

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