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Bienvenido ‘Ben’ Emata, a veteran, multi-awarded and respected Cagayan de Oro journalist, peacefully passed away last March 1, 2018 in Mountain View, California, USA.

Born in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental, Philippines, Emata earned the distinction of being the only tri-mediaman in Mindanao, Philippines, during his time. He was the Editor/Publisher of Ang Bag-ong Katarungan and later, The Headliner, his own newspaper, a newscaster in the defunct Newscope, a pioneering live TV newscast in Cagayan de Oro, and a radio commentator in DXOR and Bombo Radyo.

Read more his obituary HERE.

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