Perspectives

Perspectives
A Community Reacts: How ‘Gameboys’ Gave the Pandemic, our Culture, and the World a Major, Necessary Rewrite
@surethingpating @rappercairo and @kolokoyforever | September 20, 2020

As “Gameboys” evolved into becoming a modern classic, the show’s massive community of fans congregated to discuss, help understand, and comfort each during the most poignant moments of the show. This collaborative article, comes on the heels of the show’s finale, as a testament to the impact of the show on ‘strangers online’, who found each other through their shared love and admiration for the show, its creators, and, of course, its actors.

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A Case of Stolen Creativity: How an Online Search Winner Slumped from Promising Artist to ‘Alleged’ Plagiarist
Cholo Katipunan | August 6, 2020

Long before the cheers and calls for celebration quieted down for his one million peso-win in an online search, 21-year-old newcomer CJ Villavicencio is in hot water. Even louder than his recent victory is the controversy that followed soon after an intricate look at his winning piece revealed hints–if not glaring evidences–of plagiarism.

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The Internet of Conspiracies: Why Our Society of Gossipmongers is Creepier than Clint Bondad’s Cryptic Messages
Rank Magazine | July 18, 2020

It goes without saying, that it is clear that while Clint Bondad, in his barrage of cryptic social media messages, has shown red flags and signs that he is in dire need of help, our gossip-mongering society has a bigger problem.

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In BL We Trust: An Adage and Call for Proper LGBTQIA+ Representation at the Height of the Phenomenon
Cholo Katipunan | July 13, 2020

At the height of BL phenomenon, one statement lingers: “Give LGBTQIA+ roles to LGBTQIA+ artists.”

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PERSPECTIVES: Racing Through the Pandemic
Rank Magazine | May 22, 2020

Arbie Jacinto, advertising agency top executive, car collector, racing champion. and president-elect of The Rotary Club Mandaluyong Premier District 3800 weighs in on how the pandemic has not only changed businesses but how we we perceive the world we live in.

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Sifting Through the Political Herd: Leadership in the Time of Crisis
Rank Magazine | March 31, 2020

If there’s anything “good” that the COVID-19 pandemic has unearthed, it is that sense of awakening and discernment that the people has gained from looking at how politicians responded in this time of uncertainty and panic. Vico Sotto remains to be the face of good governance and leadership and the people continue to look to their leaders to be like the young visionary mayor of Pasig. Here’s why.

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Fame in the Time of Social Media
Vanna Velour | July 7, 2017

Fame used to be a journey—from obscurity and struggle to getting your big break and then becoming a star. Now you don’t even have to step out of your living room.

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