Blogging in the Philippines / commentary / Mark Madrona / The Filipino Scribe

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

Today marks the eight anniversary of The Filipino Scribe (www.FilipinoScribe.com). I haven’t posted anything in nine months, and so you might be asking, “Where in the world had you been?” Honestly, I […]

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Blogging in the Philippines / commentary / The Filipino Scribe

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 […]

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Blogging in the Philippines / social media philippines / The Filipino Scribe

NEW START – The Filipino Scribe leaves BlueHost, moves to DreamHost

The Filipino Scribe (TFS) was intermittently inaccessible to most readers from September 8 to 12 as it switched from BlueHost to DreamHost as its web hosting provider. DreamHost offers the same standard VPS […]

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entertainment / sponsored posts / The Filipino Scribe

Buy more books for less with Picodi!

With academic year 2017-2018 now in full swing, parents all over the country are most certainly doing their best to make both ends meet as far as their children’s education is concerned. […]

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commentary / Mark Madrona / The Filipino Scribe

THANK YOU! | Celebrating six years of FilipinoScribe.com and my latest award!

Today marks the sixth year anniversary of The Filipino Scribe (www.FilipinoScribe.com). Since it was created in March 31 2011, the news and commentary blog has already received nearly 8.6 million page views. […]

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How FilipinoScribe.com successfully appealed its Google Adsense suspension

For most blog owners around the world, getting accepted in Google Adsense is one of the surest way to earn from their respective websites. The process of getting accepted in the said program […]

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commentary / news / The Filipino Scribe

The Philippines has a fake news problem, too. Here’s how you can fight it.

“The essence of journalism is a discipline of verification,” according to Bill Kovach and Tom Rosentiel in their book “The Elements of Journalism.” However, with the advent of social media, it seems […]

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The Filipino Scribe earns nomination in first-ever BlogEx Manila Awards

The Filipino Scribe (www.FilipinoScribe.com), a news, commentary, and public service blog managed by Mark Madrona, is one of the five finalists in the first-ever BlogEx Manila Awards under the advocacy category. Apart […]

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SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

I speak on a wide range of topics including campus journalism, blogging, social media, among others. Kindly refer to some of the more notable talks I have done in recent years.  Student […]

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SOME SELF-INTRODUCTION

The Filipino Scribe (TFS) is managed by Mark Pere Madrona, a multi-awarded writer and licensed professional teacher from the Philippines. Mr. Madrona earned his master’s degree in history from the University of the […]

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Kim Taehyung of BTS says “Mahal ko kayo,” makes Filipino ARMYS go crazy

Filipino fans of the South Korean supergroup BTS were over the moon as Kim Taehyung, also known as V, said “Mahal ko kayo!” (“I love you all!”) during a live chat session […]

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#EarthquakePH – Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts Metro Manila, southern Luzon

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.7 earthquake jolted Metro Manila and parts of southern Luzon early Saturday morning (July 24). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that Calatagan, […]

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#WalangPasok – August 6 2021 declared a holiday In Cebu

The province of Cebu will be celebrating its 452nd foundation anniversary this coming August 6, Friday. August 6 of every year is a special non-working public holiday throughout the province according to […]

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#WalangPasok – DepEd class suspension guidelines for the ‘new normal’

The Department of Education (DepEd) has released updated class suspension guidelines, in line with the possibility that the incoming school year 2021-2022 will still be conducted remotely. Education Secretary Leonor Briones made […]

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