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The Filipino Scribe turns 8: What’s next for this news site?

Today marks the eight anniversary of The Filipino Scribe ( I haven’t posted anything in nine months, and so you might be asking, “Where in the world had you been?” Honestly, I never left. I am still active on social media, specifically Facebook and Twitter,

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Mocha Uson to receive Outstanding Alumni Award from UST

The University of Santo Tomas Alumni Association has announced that Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Margaux “Mocha” Uson will be receiving this year’s Outstanding Thomasian Alumni Award for Government and Public Service. Speaking to  CNN Philippines, UST Alumni Association president Henry Tenedero said that

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Merry Christmas from The Filipino Scribe!

In less than three hours, we will be celebrating Christmas 2017! I wish all readers of The Filipino Scribe (TFS) a blessed holiday season. I hope you are all enjoying these days with the people who matter the most in your lives. TFS has been

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The Filipino Scribe wins in the first-ever #BreakTheFake Blogathon 2017

The Filipino Scribe founder and executive editor Mark Pere Madrona won 2nd place in Break the Fake Movement’s 2017 blogathon challenge held last November 19. The event is an on-the-spot blog writing competition with focus on the theme, “Maximizing youth participation in addressing fake news.” Madrona’s

#BreakTheFake – Fighting Fake News: It’s On Us!

I – The Youth’s Role in the Fight vs Fake News “RIP, Avril Lavigne!” “The world ends September 23, 2017!” “#WalangPasok sa December 1!” Fake news stories have been around for as long as world history. They are oftentimes amusing and too good to be true, but


The Filipino Scribe (TFS) is a news, commentary, and public service blog based in the Philippines. Started in March 2011, this blog has now received over 10 million in total page views as of September 2017, with most visitors coming from the Philippines. It has also received