Lilian Manansala (Page 3)
Los Angeles, CA
Lilian is the Social Media Editor and a staff reporter for The Click. She is currently a Video Production Fellow at Insider for the News & Documentary Team. She was also one of 30 participants selected out of 500 applications for the first cohort of the Vox Media Writer’s Workshop for Summer 2021.
She is a Los Angeles-based video journalist and writer reporting on the intersections of politics, sociology, gender, equality, and human rights. She graduated from University of California, Los Angeles, with a B.A. in World Arts and Cultures.
November 11, 2020
Video Commentary: When Journalists Becoming Unwitting Tools of Russian Interference
The Internet Research Agency (IRA) has infiltrated American social media in order to sow mistrust, widen divisions, and interfere in the 2016 presidential elections. Lilian Manansala discusses the ethical dilemma of journalists not checking sources only to find out later they utilized posts tweeted by Russian bots.
November 6, 2020
California Says No to Voting for 17-year-olds
Residents of California vote NO on Proposition 18, which would have allowed 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections if they turn 18 by the general election.
November 4, 2020
Podcast: ‘Writer’s Bloc’ on the Rights of a Private Citizen with AIDS
If a community fears a threat like AIDS, does that justify putting someone who has contracted it in the public eye? In this episode of Writer's Bloc, Lilian Manansala and Corina Garcia discuss whether Lithuanian paper Lietuvos Rytas, violated the rights of private citizen Laimutis Armoniene when they published that he had HIV. Was the public’s right to know paramount over his right to privacy?
November 4, 2020
Expecting Long Lines to Vote in L.A. and Finding None
Los Angeles Music Center opens its doors and provides ample early voting access.
October 27, 2020
Girls Screen Their Work at Virtual Film Festival
“We have our vision, and the important thing is getting it out."