ROMERO, Alexis Douglas B.

ROMERO, Alexis Douglas B.

Mr. Alexis Douglas B. Romero is a reporter covering the Philippine presidency and COVID-19 pandemic policy for The Philippine Star. He started his journalism career in 2006 as a reporter for BusinessWorld, where he covered defense, House of Representatives, energy and utilities, Malacañang, and finance beats. Romero moved to The Philippine Star in 2010 and was assigned to various beats including the defense and disaster beat and election campaigns. Romero graduated magna cum laude with a degree in journalism from the University of Santo Tomas in 2006. He completed his master’s in journalism, cum laude, at the same university in 2020, making him the first graduate of the revived program. Romero teaches journalism courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and advises The Flame, the official student publication of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Arts and Letters.

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Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Journalism, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2020
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2006 

Research Highlights

  

Research Interests

  • Journalism
  • Journalism Studies
  • Journalism Ethics
  • Communication Theory

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Undergraduate Level

  • Journalism Studies
  • Philippine Politics (Political Journalism)
  • Journalism Ethics
  • Internship

Graduate Level

  • Global Journalism Practice and Studies 

Major Recognitions

  • Finance Reporter of the Year, 19th Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines Awards, 2009 
  • Best Male Print Journalist,  Platinum Stallion Media Awards of Trinity University of Asia, 2017

Professional Activities

  • Vice President for Print, Malacañang Press Corps
  • Editor, Talamitan Community Journalism Network
  • Publications Adviser, The Flame

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Romero, A. (2020). ‘Under Con-troll?: Online Trolling and the Philippine Media Coverage of President Rodrigo Duterte.’ 5th World Journalism Education Congress conference proceedings book 
  • Opiniano, J. & Romero, A. (2019). ‘Media sustainability, ethics, and democratization: Cases of Philippine media civil society organizations.’ Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies 

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