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Unjustified bullying of legitimate media

When Atenews posted a publication material with a raw image of a middle finger, the thing that was highlighted is its assumed depiction as something that is very “un-Atenean”, or unacceptable, or offensive. Some have raised questions about the quality of the publication and the principles that it upholds. However, …

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Sorry scapegoats

The lumad situation is intimate and complex. The evilest thing a civilian could do as a response is to reduce their struggle to an NPA issue. Across Mindanao, lumad communities are fleeing their lands as continued militarization and senseless bloodshed violate the lumad’s sense of safety in their own homes. …

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Entertainment brainwashing


3rd place On-the-spot Editorial Writing (English) 75th National Student Press Convention (NSPC) Benguet State University, La Trinidad, Benguet Forevermore is a week to its finale, and La Presa became an ideal setting where true love flourishes ala Agnes-Xander tandem. Unknown to many television viewers, La Presa is a fictional place …

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A slap on the face of democracy

“No law shall be passed abridging the freedom of speech, of expression, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition the government for redress of grievances”. This is the line, provided under Article 3 of the Bill of Rights Section 4, that protects …

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Editor’s Note

After a long wait, our environmental magazine has finally come to life. It has been our dream to release a paper that would encourage you to think and to act on the various issues concerning our environment. Atenews, as we know, is unswerving in its goal to impart awareness and …

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