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Visiting Professor (March 2009-February 2010)
Linton Global College
(LGC) Hannam University, Daejeon, South Korea

  • handles courses in communication and journalism, including but not limited to:
    • Communication Project Laboratory
    • Global Communication
    • Organizational Communication
    • Persuasive Communication
  • advises students with regard to their academic pursuits
  • performs other tasks assigned by the Dean
    • Faculty coordinator for an internship program of LGC
    • Faculty adviser, Global Horizons (official student publication of LGC)
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Assistant Professor (since 15 July 2002; tenured on 28 July 2005)
Department of Journalism, College of Mass Communication
University of the Philippines, Diliman, Q.C.

  • teaches various Journalism and Communication subjects, including but not limited to:
    • Communication 100 (Introduction to Mass Communication)
    • Communication 140 (Communication Theory)
    • Communication 141 (Mass Media and Society)
    • Journalism 100 (History of the Press)
    • Journalism 101 (Introduction to Journalism)
    • Journalism 102 (News Reporting)
    • Journalism 103 (Interpretive Reporting)
    • Journalism 107 (Business Reporting)
    • Journalism 109 (Writing for Popular Audiences)
    • Journalism 117 (Online Journalism)
    • Journalism 122 (Publication Design and Layout)
    • Journalism 133 (Alternative Journalism)
    • Journalism 196 (Seminar)
    • Journalism 199 (Research in Journalism)
    • Journalism 200 (Thesis)
    • Journalism 201 (The Philippine Press) - graduate course (M.A. level)
    • Journalism 202 (Advanced Reporting) - graduate course (M.A. level)
    • Journalism 216 (Specialized Reporting) - graduate course (M.A. level)
    • Journalism 300 (Thesis) - graduate course (M.A. level)
    • Media 230 (Media Ethics) - graduate course (M.A. level)
    • Media 240 (Media Research) - graduate course (M.A. level)
    • Media 250 (Political Economy of Media) - graduate course (M.A. level)
  • conducts training on writing, editing and other aspects of mass media work and technical writing for the private and public sector
  • initiates academic research related to Journalism and Mass Communication
  • conducts extension work through involvement in various social activities and issue campaigns
  • performs academic tasks as a member of the Diliman University Council (UC)
    • Vice Chairperson, UC Committee on National Policies and Programs (31 January 2004-30 January 2007)
  • faculty adviser, Union of Journalists of the Philippines-UP (UJP-UP), Solidaridad, Student Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights in UP (STAND-UP, 1st Sem, SY 2002-2003), Samahan ng Mag-aaral sa Komunikasyon (SAMASKOM, 2nd Sem, SY 2001-2002) and UP Harong (1st Sem, SY 2001-2002)
  • awardee, Department of Journalism Faculty Grant (July 2001 to June 2002), Research Topic: The Philippine Mass Media and Social Change
  • awardee, Hernando J. Abaya Professorial Chair in Journalism (January to December 2003), Research Topic: The State of Online Journalism in the Philippines
  • awardee, UP System (Hernando Abaya) Professorial Chair (July 2006 to June 2007), Research Topic: State of Journalism Education in the Philippines
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Member, Board of Editors (since July 2001)
Bulatlat
72-A Times St., West Triangle, Q.C.

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Columnist (since July 2006)
Pinoy Weekly
94-A Roces Avenue cor. Scout Tobias St., Quezon City

  • writes regular column titled "Konteksto"
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Managing Editor (since June 2007)
Philippine Journalism Review
Published by the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR)

  • supervises the production of the refereed journal
  • contributes articles to the refereed journal

Associate Editor (since August 2007)
Social Science Diliman
Published by the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development (OVCRD)

  • assists the editor-in-chief in the performance of his or her functionsl
  • acts as editor-in-chief in the latter's absence
  • assists the editor-in-chief in making other editorial decisions necessary for the publication of the journal

Freelance writer for publications like Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies and Alam ng Cagayan Valley

Resource person for lectures, seminars, training and workshops on communication-related topics (writing, editing, layout/design, public speaking, web development) as well as on pressing social issues for academic organizations/institutions, non-government and people's organizations (NGOs-POs) and government agencies

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