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Rappler's latest stories on social change


Games for learning and social change

May 25, 2019 - 8:30 AM

Philippine game developers continue to use games as a medium to create awareness, to educate, and hopefully to affect change in society

COGNITIO TERRA. Let the power of mathematics help you in this action game! Screenshot from Facebook video

Facebook-hosted hackathon seeks ideas for better online behavior

Nov 25, 2016 - 6:36 PM

One team with the golden idea – the winning pitch at the Digital Halo Halo Hackathon – will receive mentorship and 5 000 to help its members execute their ideas

HACKATHON. The event challenges to find creative solutions to pressing societal issues. Photos from Digital Halo-Halo Hackathon/Facebook

Chasing my windmills

Oct 18, 2015 - 7:00 AM

I am grateful for getting the opportunity to learn from the different people I have met during the internship and to work on stories that have in some small way at least sparked conversations

Empowered netizens can create social change – Ressa

Sep 26, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Rappler s CEO says each person has the potential to reduce poverty improve healthcare and solve other complex problems with the help of the Internet and social media

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa talks about technology and development during the 2015 Social Good Summit. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Dear PNoy, from the boy in your SONA photo

Jul 31, 2015 - 8:24 PM

At a time when people think there is no hope for our country I am reminded not to believe that because I’ve seen that hope first hand; and it’s rooted in its people

When is it your story?

Jul 21, 2015 - 10:56 PM

MovePH as Rappler s civic engagement arm embraces people who have stories to tell and helps them with their advocacies

#MoveTawiTawi: Fighting stereotypes, moving forward

Jun 09, 2015 - 6:27 PM

Around 1 500 Tawi Tawi youth join Rappler s workshop to tackle their province s biggest challenges with the help of social media

YOUTH FOR TAWI-TAWI. Around 1,500 students participate in Rappler's workshop, '#MoveTawiTawi' on June 8, 2015. All photos by Franz Lopez/Rappler

In praise of the rebel

Apr 04, 2015 - 6:58 PM

Being born into a system doesn’t mean they have to go along with it

#MovePampanga: 'Each of us has the potential to do good'

Feb 16, 2015 - 5:38 PM

Rappler goes to Holy Angel University to inspire students to use social media to pursue social change

Rappler goes to Holy Angel University for #MovePampanga

Feb 06, 2015 - 7:37 PM

How can young people use social media for social good? Read how you can get tickets to Rappler Move s February 16 workshop in Angeles City

SGS Brazil: Innovation and inspiration for social change

Dec 19, 2014 - 11:07 AM

How can technology new media and innovative thinking help solve social challenges?

How El Niño could affect the Philippines in 2015

Nov 08, 2014 - 2:50 PM

Early warning is critical as it is helps the public prepare ahead for El Niño s impact

Southern Leyte invests in disaster education to save lives

Mar 08, 2014 - 9:47 PM

Rappler introduces Project Agos to a province where the local government will integrate Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in school curricula

Empowering the ASEAN youth

Dec 08, 2013 - 3:30 PM

Advocates and Rappler speakers deliver talks that empower young people during the ASEAN LEAD Youth Summit 2013

Iloilo: On the move for social change

Mar 12, 2013 - 3:04 PM

A citizen journalist protects democracy by holding public officials accountable for promises they make

#MoveCavite: Safeguarding the People's Vote

Feb 27, 2013 - 9:43 PM

Rappler s MovePH brings its chat series to Silang Cavite


Social media: First steps to more democracy

Feb 03, 2013 - 7:06 PM

More studies are starting to show that social media’s personal benefits can lead to greater participation in traditional politics

Take a stand. Tell your story.

Jan 28, 2013 - 6:11 PM

Students of the Visayas State University produce an advocacy video that encourages students to speak up on burning national and local issues

LIVE BLOG: #MoveLeyte

Jan 25, 2013 - 8:07 AM

To be held in partnership with the Visayas State University VSU the forum cum workshop is the 11th of Move PH s chat series with the overall theme Social Media for Social Change

#MoveBacolod: Take 2 for 'Political dynasties still?'

Jan 09, 2013 - 1:10 AM

Rappler returns to Bacolod for a rescheduled forum on social media and political dynasties

The best of MovePH

Dec 28, 2012 - 11:26 PM

We went around the country in a year s time and met the most interesting of people who like us want to move the country Were you there in the chat sessions?

Social media: force for nation-building

Sep 26, 2012 - 9:01 AM

How can social media be a force for nation building? Panelists discuss this at the Social Good Summit

Rappler goes to UPLB for Move chat series

Sep 19, 2012 - 7:47 AM

Carrying the theme Pushing Development Forward ” the event seeks to bring together more than 300 development communication practitioners teachers and students from UPLB nearby universities and colleges

#MoveLB: Pushing development forward

Sep 12, 2012 - 12:36 PM

In partnership with UP Los Baños social news network Rappler will gather development communication practitoners students and the academe for the fifth leg of its Social Media for Social Change chat series

Rappler moves Bicol with 'May Power Ka Ba?'

Jul 05, 2012 - 10:18 AM

Rappler holds a social media workshop in Naga City titled Social Media for Social Change: May Power Ka Ba?

The line between journalism and advocacy

Jul 02, 2012 - 1:48 PM

Until now I strongly feel that taking a middle ground is siding with the stronger force So when social justice is at stake my tendency is to run to the defense of the oppressed It s like choosing between black and white; there is no in between

Communicating change: A deaf young leader's experience

Mar 28, 2012 - 5:06 PM

Technology is changing storytelling You don t have to be a journalist to be able to tell your story Use social media But tell stories

How to write effective funding proposals

Mar 25, 2012 - 4:55 PM

Gear away from the academic from the reportage Just try to tell a story

Change-makers converge to enhance communication skills

Mar 24, 2012 - 5:10 PM

It is when the combined processes of communication and participation join forces that real social change starts to happen

Communicating for social action

Mar 10, 2012 - 7:32 PM

Meet other dynamic young leaders and learn from leading communication and advocacy experts in a meaningful and exciting 4 day workshop

Social media for social change

Jan 14, 2012 - 8:12 AM

We’re the social media capital of the world Let’s use it for nation building Let’s use it to make our world better Maria Ressa

#MoveManila in Pictures

Jan 13, 2012 - 7:25 PM

Snapshots of Social Media for Social Change provide a glimpse of community engagement

THE VIEW. Social media draws a crowd at the FEU auditorium. Photo by Josh Villanueva

#MoveManila: Veronica Pedrosa's keynote speech

Jan 13, 2012 - 2:14 PM

Veteran journalist who worked for CNN BBC and now Al Jazeera English talks about social media journalism and social change

KEYNOTE. Veronica Pedrosa of Al Jazeera English delivers keynote at "Social Media for Social Change" chat session. Photo by Josh Villanueva

#MoveManila trends on Twitter

Jan 12, 2012 - 8:18 PM

Hashtag MoveManila landed third among topics trending for the Philippines in Twitter

Rappler team introduced on January 12

Jan 04, 2012 - 7:31 AM

Rappler harnesses technology the collective wisdom of crowds and professional journalists

TECHNOLOGY. Students eager to learn how to tell stories using new technology.