Awared Online is a blog which aims to promote digital journalism and citizen journalism as a tool necessary to cater to the needs of the public- especially netizens- when it comes to public awareness. It persuades journalists and non-journalists alike to contribute to the community through posting the latest news online. The objectives of this blog are the following: (1) to discuss the basics (2) to learn more about the history, the facts and the recent events related to it, and (3) to teach readers how to use the online platform to help the community and to imprint on their consciousness how we Filipinos must be actively involved in the matters which affect not only ourselves but the people we interact with.
Charisse Mercado is the administrator of the blog. She is an 18-year-old 3rd year journalism student at Bulacan State University. During her free time, she enjoys watching anime TV shows, reading manga and novels, reading online news, and engaging in online discussions/debates.