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Grief is not for public consumption — Five Things to Remember When Writing and Shooting Stories About the Bereaved

Grief is difficult enough without it having undergo the additional burden of public scrutiny.Here are some things to remember when writing or shooting stories about the bereaved. I hope we all remember these five points this week as the nation mourn's a much-beloved son.Β 1.Β Never ask the bereaved, "How do you feel?"Β If you've been through a… Continue reading Grief is not for public consumption — Five Things to Remember When Writing and Shooting Stories About the Bereaved

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Ambiguous Loss and Waiting for Sec.Jesse Robredo

It's a solemn Sunday wrapped in sadness. As I write this, search and rescue operations continue for Secretary Jesse Robredo, whose plane crashed into the waters of Masbate bay, yesterday, August 18, 2012 shortly before 5PM. The photographs of plane debris now slowly being recovered are not comforting at all. Rather than uplift, they slowly… Continue reading Ambiguous Loss and Waiting for Sec.Jesse Robredo