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Journ prof joins Pulitzer Center’s network of investigative journalists

Journ prof joins Pulitzer Center’s network of investigative journalists

News
by JANIS JOPLIN MOISES and MATTHEW DAVE A. JUCOM JOURNALISM DEPARTMENT Asst. Prof. Karol Ilagan is among the 13 fellow investigative journalists for this year's Pulitzer Center's Rainforest Initiative Network (RIN) to “investigate pressing issues driving deforestation” in the tropical region, announced Saturday. In this fellowship program, Ilagan has to spend a year investigating the issues of corruption causing the destruction of rainforests, and climate change in the Amazon, Congo, and Southeast Asian region. Together with 11 more fellows from 10 different countries, they are expected to create individual investigative reports on these issues, the Pulitzer Center said. “The Pulitzer Center’s RIN seeks to create an ecosystem of collaboration among journalists to follow the mon...
Karol Ilagan: Seeing the world through inquisitive eyes

Karol Ilagan: Seeing the world through inquisitive eyes

Features
THE QUIET halls of the St. Raymund de Peñafort building leave an empty room filled only by a petite and simple individual, a discerning figure with eyes full of wonder and curiosity. As a journalist who goes beyond reporting the obvious, Karol Ilagan now faces the challenges of the world with a wider perspective, utilizing her skills in investigative journalism. She commits her curious mind to uncover the truth of an issue to contribute to change. “There are many ways for you to be able to serve the public and help other people. For me, I see journalism as difficult but I think it’s a potent way for me to be of service, to be able to contribute to positive change,” she says. A nose to the grindstone Given the challenges of politics, society, and the world, Ilagan believes ...