Sun.Star Network Online this afternoon launched its blogs: Blog Chronicles and Citizen Watch: The Arroyo Presidency. Sun.Star Cebu’s Citizen Journalists project, which has a web log component, was also launched during the event held in SM City Cebu.
Sun.Star Blog Chronicles is a website on â€œblogging by bloggers.â€ Among its contributors are economist J. Angelo Racoma, Cebuano priest Fr. Stephen Cuyos and special education teacher Maria Lourdes Solivia Angala, more popularly known as teacher Sol.
During the launch, Racoma did his first podcast to discuss blogging and marketing. Cuyos also did a podcast on the use of blogs to spread the gospel. Teacher Sol, on the other had, submitted a video cast on the use of blogging in education, particularly in her school.
After the launch, Janette Toral discussed statistics on internet penetration in the Philippines. She discussed what has become an annual study by DigitalFilipino.com on the Internet in the Philippines. Vincent Rallon of Salveon.net talked about effective marketing using social networking sites.
Attendees of the Sun.Star blogs launch listen to the podcasts of Fr. Cuyos and J. Angelo. They later viewed a videocast by Teacher Sol.