Author: Paul Henson
2013 WPI FellowExecutive producer of news, ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation
Quezon City, Philippines
Posts by Paul Henson:
Media Start-ups: Breaking Free From the (Dark?) Forces of Big Media
by Paul Henson | Oct 7, 2013 | UncategorizedIn my previous post, I wrote about how traditional news media in the U.S. are worried. The Internet has shattered the old business model. Many are now turning to digital and mobile devices for information. Take a look at this: Data from the Pew Research...
Next Top Model: Shaking Up Traditional Media
by Paul Henson | Oct 1, 2013 | UncategorizedI grew up at a time when traditional media was king in the Philippines. It was shortly after the People Power revolution in 1986, the nonviolent uprising that overthrew the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, a period when critical media outlets were...
U.S. Immigration Debate: Are Immigrants Worsening America’s Problems?
by Paul Henson | Sep 18, 2013 | Uncategorized(New American citizens. Hundreds of immigrants from different countries take the oath at naturalization ceremonies in Minneapolis) It has been said that there’s a Filipino in every corner of the...
Where Were You When 9/11 Happened?
by Paul Henson | Sep 11, 2013 | UncategorizedIt’s an event which will forever define a particular point in our lives. I had been a reporter for barely 2 years when 9/11 happened. I had just come home from a long work day, watching the late night local newscast in Manila when the planes crashed into...
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