Reporter

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. 

Colorful Vote Mural by Mac Blackout. Proposition 18 was going to allow certain 17-year-olds to vote.

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?

Available voting booths in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

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.

Some of the proud filmmakers with their instructors at the Girls’ Voices Now Film Festival 2020.

October 27, 2020

Girls Screen Their Work at Virtual Film Festival

“We have our vision, and the important thing is getting it out."