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  • Not just one foundation, not just one newsroom: How the Colorado Media Project is trying to rebuild a local news ecosystem

    "This didn’t take a ton of capital. It just took a lot of willingness on the part of a lot of different folks to collectively figure out what we should do, where are the gaps, and how we can fill them."

    Nieman Lab
  • Government cautioned on withdrawal from rights body

    Sen. Panfilo Lacson yesterday cautioned the government against Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr.’s intention to have the Philippines withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as Senate President Vicente Sotto III expressed support for the move and cited some benefits from doing so. by Paolo Romero

    philstar.com
  • Government condemns UN rights review

    The international community does not understand the illegal drug problem in the Philippines and should keep its hands off the way the government is addressing the scourge, President Duterte and other administration officials said yesterday. by Christina Mendez

    philstar.com
  • Brands Increasingly Find Themselves At Odds With Local Governments

    Not unlike the rest of the world, brands are becoming increasingly more politically and socially conscious and are, in the process of doing so, provoking local governments. With brand reputation at stake now more than ever, mass market brands that skew left are inevitably in conflict with conservative politicians. This past week marks a blow

    @adweek
  • WiFi extenders: How to pick (and set up) the right one

    Trouble streaming Netflix? The problem could be WiFi dead zones in your home.  Maybe your house is a little too spacious, or the layout of your apartment just isn't conducive to a consistent signal. One possible solution: WiFi extenders. There are a lot of things you need to consider before going down that rabbit hole, though. Luckily, we're here to help. Do I need a WiFi extender? If you're reading this, it's safe to assume you have problems with WiFi connectivity in your home. You're most...

    Mashable
  • 87% of Pinoys want government to assert rights in WPS

    A survey published yesterday by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed that almost nine in 10 Filipinos think the Philippine government should “assert” its rights to the islands in the West Philippine Sea, as stipulated in the 2016 decision of a United Nations-backed arbitral tribunal. by Helen Flores

    philstar.com
  • California bill limits spending by local government groups

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker wants to limit how local government associations can spend taxpayer money after two city councilors got into a brawl at a recent seminar put on by one of the groups. Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia's bill, introduced Tuesday, targets groups that lobby on behalf

    The Washington Times