Prof. Arao’s “Kon(tra)teksto” now out

Kontra(tra)teksto

A new book titled “Kon(tra)teksto: Pag-uungkat, Pag-uulat at Pagmumulat” by Danilo AraƱa Arao is already off the press.

Launched last June 11 by the De La Salle University (DLSU) Publishing House and Central Books, the book contains 50 essays in Filipino focusing on journalism, media, education, politics and economics. There are also personal essays included in the book.

In the book’s introduction, Arao stresses the need to raise discourse to a higher level, hence the need for the concept of “kon(tra)teksto,” a word that does not exist in the Filipino language but which he defines as a critical analysis of alternatives to “widely-accepted arguments” particularly of the powers-that-be.

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Libreng Facebook sa Smart

Mula kahapon, Hunyo 8, pwede nang ma-access ng Smart subscribers nang libre sa kanilang cellphone ang Facebook gamit ang Facebook Mobile App.

Kung naka-Smart ka, i-text lamang ang FB sa 211. Makakatanggap ka ng text message na may download link. I-click lamang ang link upang malaman kung maaaring gamitin ang app sa cellphone mo. Kung compatible ang phone mo, sundin ang instructions para makapag-FB nang libre.

Kailangang may natitira kang balance na piso para magamit ito. Paalala sa mga gagamit ng Facebook mobile app, macha-charge ka kapag nag-click ka ng links na nasa labas ng Facebook website.

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