Karlo Mongaya

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Statement: Bloggers for Freedom

  January 21, 2018

We concerned Filipino bloggers stand for the rights to free expression and to free speech. And our first responsibility is to protect these rights. We thus stand with Rappler, its right to exist, the rights of its working journalists and contributors, and the rights of its community of readers. We...

The Revolution Will Be Illustrated: Notes on Pixel Offensive

  February 19, 2015

The power of images and art as mediums of protest took the center stage during the “The Revolution Will Be Illustrated” session during the second day of the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit. I featured Pixel Offensive, an anonymous art collective based in the Philippines, while 12 other Global Voices...

How the Cebu Print Media Covered the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit

  February 4, 2015

The open internet, freedom of information, the Philippine digital divide, and the promotion of local language use online are some of the issues that captured the attention of the Cebu mainstream print media which covered the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit last January 24-25. While members of the local press...

Introducing Visual Storytelling

  February 3, 2015

One of the sessions from the Global Voices Community meeting that I highly appreciated was the discussion on visual storytelling by GV Executive Director Ivan Sigal. The discussion looked at how new information and communication technologies and online platforms can be maximized to present narratives in new ways. The emergence...