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Parang unang post, ‘di ba?

Hindi na ako magkukunwaring back-to-blogging post ito. Baka kasi sa isang buwan na naman masundan ang post na ito. Napadaan lang ako dahil nitong mga nakalipas na araw ay may mga pagkakataong naiisip itong blog ko, ang Tinig.com, ang iba pang mga gawain ko noon online.

Naaalala ko ang mga dating mambabasa, ang mga naging cyberfriends, at ang masayang pamayanan ng blogging bago mapuno ng Google Adsense ang ating mga pahina at kunin ng Facebook at Twitter ang malaking bahagi ng mga araw natin.

Naaalala ko ang blogging noong panahong ito’y parang personal journal na talaan ng mga nangyari sa nagdaang mga araw kung saan nahuhulma’t ginagawang mga salita ang mga mapagpalayang buntung-hininga.

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Wanted: News producer for Yahoo!

From Erwin Oliva’s blog. Baka intresado kayong mag-apply. Sabihin n’yo na lang na nabasa ninyo sa blog ko ang tungkol sa opening:

Yahoo! Southeast Asia is looking for a news producer based in the Philippines. This candidate must have at least 5 years of experience in covering Philippine politics and other hard news-related topics, and must be web savvy and active in social networks. The candidate must also have an experience in commissioning content and managing a group of contributors. The candidate will report to the Yahoo! Southeast Asia country editor for the Philippines.

The News Producer reports to the Yahoo! Philippines country editor and generally runs the daily operations of the Yahoo! news property. The producer is expected to do the following:

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Wanted: Sports editor for Yahoo!

Yahoo! Southeast Asia is looking for a sports editor based in the Philippines. This candidate must have at least 5 years of experience in sports journalism, must be Web savvy. The candidate must also have an experience in commissioning content and managing a group of contributors and must be active in social networks. The candidate will report the Yahoo! Southeast Asia country editor for the Philippines.

The candidate is also expected to do the following:

1. Run the daily operations of a sports property, including editing and writing content
2. Curate content from existing sources and publish them
3. Develop “special coverage” sections and commission content
4. Manage a group of bloggers and contributors
5. Manage and curate social content
6. Develop Web-based “special sports” events targeting a younger audience
7. Onboard fresh, young-oriented content

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Unang buwan ng 2012

Enero 2012Parang kakasimula pa lang ng taon, pero patapos na ang unang buwan ng 2012. Parang naghahabulan lamang ang mga araw, at habang patuloy ang mga ito sa pagtakbo, minabuti kong balikan at itala ang aking Enero.

Siyempre, ang maraming oras ng bawat weekdays ko ay ginugol sa trabaho. Ganado at masaya pa rin ako sa Yahoo! sa kabila ng maraming pagbabago gaya ng pagkakaroon namin ng bagong CEO at pag-alis ng aming co-founder na si Jerry Yang.

Ang oras na natitira mula sa pagtatrabaho ay ginugol namin ni Myla sa pagkukuwentuhan, pagbibiyahe, pagbabasa, at pagkain. May ilang biyahe kaming binabalak ngayong taon. Kung may panahon nga lang, puwede na kaming makagawa ng travel and food blog. Pareho rin kaming nangongolekta ng digital copies ng mga gusto naming magazines.

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Cebu Massacre, Dennis Trillo, and Nonito Donaire top Yahoo! trending searches

A massacre that claimed the lives of six people, Kapuso actor Dennis Trillo, and the Filipino Flash spiked on Yahoo! Search on October 17 to 23.

  1. Cebu Massacre. Pinoy netizens turned to Yahoo! for details of the shocking Cebu Massacre that killed six people. A 55-year old man shot dead his wife, their three children, and a household help before killing himself on October 16 in Talisay, Cebu. According to news reports, the 14-year-old survivor only learned about the death of her parents and sibling on Facebook. She survived the massacre because her father told her to fetch the police before he shoot himself.
  2. Dennis Trillo. Kapuso star Dennis Trillo appeared on the two-part anniversary special of the country’s longest running television gag show, “Bubble Gang.” After his controversial break up with Jennylyn Mercado, he is now being linked to his “”Sinner and Saint” co-star Bianca King. The two will appear in the October 29 episode of GMA-7’s “Spooky Nights.”
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