Category Archives: Living Life

Sorry for being gone so long!

I realized my last blog was before I came back home to the Philippines to start our new baby, Rappler. What an incredible year it’s been! Since 2011, I finished that book! There are 2 editions out now: the first … Continue reading

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“The Power in Your Hands”

Keynote speech delivered during the Tatt Awards night on Aug. 26, 2011, at the Peninsula Hotel in Manila, Philippines. I was part of a panel of judges called the Tatt Council, which selected the winners. This was first posted on … Continue reading

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“From bin Laden to Facebook” in Garmisch, Germany

I walked into the room and looked around. It was large. Each desk had a headset. I walked to the front where the podium was. It was flanked by two huge monitors on either side. It was like a mini … Continue reading

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Maureen Dowd wrote a really nice, provocative piece the other day – WHY IS HE BI? (SIGH). I’ve been thinking about leadership for a very long time. These are the sentences that resonate the most for me: “It’s not enough … Continue reading

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Living in the Moment

One of the things I love about being a reporter is when you land in a new city, you’re forced to really live in the moment, particularly if you’ve never been there before. All your senses are alive because it’s … Continue reading

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