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Obstinate ignorance
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
In my column last Tuesday, I suggested that it's time to promote a public discourse on the complexities and dangers that we face in the digital age of information.
Battling disinformation
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Mark Zuckerberg's appearance before the US Congress last week is unprecedented for a number of reasons. For one, it marks the period when Facebook is finally opening itself up to scrutiny and looking into its effects...
Hollowed-out bench
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 14, 2018 - 12:00am
This is a most crucial and historic time for the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
Unang siglo
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Turning 100 is a milestone that calls for a big celebration and recommitment to one's values. That will be happening this year to the University of the Philippines Cebu.
Aguirre's fate
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 7, 2018 - 12:00am
I was attending the Road to Judicial Reforms forum the other day at the University of the Philippines Cebu campus when I received word from my seatmate, fellow lawyer Jay Pujanes, that Justice Secretary Vitaliano...
Aguirre's fate
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 7, 2018 - 12:00am
I was attending the Road to Judicial Reforms forum the other day at the University of the Philippines Cebu campus when I received word from my seatmate, fellow lawyer Jay Pujanes, that Justice Secretary Vitaliano...
Responsible tourism
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 27, 2018 - 12:00am
We enter into a week made slower by the observance of Holy Week.
Stop waving the youth card
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 24, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a tendency within the city's political circles to conveniently portray the recent spat at the Regional Development Council as a battle between the young "idealistic" guards and the old "traditional" gu...
A critical glance at the ICC
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 20, 2018 - 12:00am
There has been a lot of concerns regarding the announcement of withdrawal by the Philippines from the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Inviting chaos
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 13, 2018 - 12:00am
At the first light of President Rodrigo Duterte's electoral victory in May 2016, international weekly magazine The Economist described the event as a win by a "loudmouth populist" over the "self-selecting oliga...
A different nightlife
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 10, 2018 - 12:00am
There are two good reasons for me to be happy this week. One is the announcement by the Department of Trade and Industry that it will be opening three fabrication laboratories (FabLab) in Cebu province this year....
Social media extremes
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 6, 2018 - 12:00am
As a communication major and a recent student of social semiology, I have been interested in the effects of social media on the individual and society.
Sereno's fate
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 3, 2018 - 12:00am
I can give several reasons why an IQ score may or may be not a reliable measure of a person's intelligence.
Culture of safety
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - February 17, 2018 - 12:00am
I give space in today's column to a reader who sent me an email about my January 13 article on the fire safety standards of high-rise buildings.
Facebook's calibrated response
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - February 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The phenomenal growth of social media platforms like Facebook in recent years has provided a rich ground for research in communication studies.
Afraid of EO 34? That's good
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - February 10, 2018 - 12:00am
I have been issued a traffic citation twice in the span of seven years as a holder of a non-professional driver's license.
Smartphone film contest
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - February 6, 2018 - 12:00am
It is no coincidence that the first smartphone short film contest in Cebu, as far as I know, was organized by a visual communication class at the University of the Philippines Cebu.
On how we design public projects
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - February 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The worsening traffic in Metro Cebu has people like me wishing for a big wave of infrastructure projects to come crashing in -regardless of the immediate consequences.
Slippery slope
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - January 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Proposed legislation to fight fake news is a slippery slope toward narrowing the space for democratic participation. Even the Straits Times of Singapore, a city state not exactly known for complete liberty of speech,...
Why the premium on free speech
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Some people may wonder why we place a very high premium on free speech despite its tendency to be abused by others. We do so because history proves how dangerous it is to have government regulate free speech.
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