Too much media coverage is a possible reason Vico Sotto is in trouble with the DOJ

Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto got in trouble with the law because of his statement reportedly allowing tricycles to continue operating in his city, which supposedly violates social distancing directives issued by the national government. Although it remains debatable whether or not Sotto violated the “Bayanihan Act”, it needs to be pointed out that he appeared […]

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According to Rappler, Duterte government “targetted” it and “certain journalists” but shows no evidence

It’s time to fact check Rappler again. In a fluff piece meant primarily to feature “vice president” Leni Robredo’s address to “a forum of local and international journalists.” Included in this “report” is this passage… The Duterte administration has targeted certain journalists and news organizations like Rappler for their critical reporting on its policies, actions, […]

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DANGEROUS people like Rappler “reporter” @Natashya_G who DEMAND that the govt “earn our trust” before complying

In these times of global crisis when strong measures need to be implemented and people need to co-operate and work together with their governments to mitigate further risks to the rest of humanity, people like Rappler “reporter” Natashya Gutierrez are a dangerous lot. Calling for people to demand conditions before complying with government measures to […]

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Big Corporate Media are laughing all the way to the bank thanks to the COVID-19 crisis

Trust the media? They are making a lot of money off the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to their busywork “reporting” on the crisis. But then you gotta ask: If vastly more people die from hunger than from the coronavirus, why aren’t the media kicking up a proportionate frenzy over world hunger? Well, this is because stories […]

Maria Ressa named among “most influential” by @TIME, but who or what exactly has she influenced?

As if TIME Magazine had not learned any lessons over the course of its slide to irrelevance over the last decade or so, it goes on and reportedly names Rappler CEO Maria Ressa among its “100 Women of the Year”. Time‘s “100 Women of the Year,” a list of the most influential women of the […]

CNN Philippines journalist Pinky Webb defends Senator Franklin Drilon sleep video!

Queried on the now-infamous video of Senator Franklin Drilon seemingly dozing off in the middle of an interview she was conducting, broadcast journalist Pinky Webb issued a statement supposedly “clarifying” what really happened. Here’s what happened. As I was laying the premise for my question, I saw Sen Drilon look down at the documents he […]

Why was the Virra Mall hostage taker allowed to talk to the media??

Everyone is thankful that the hostage crisis at Virra Mall, Greenhills ended peacefully with all hostages released unharmed. What is quite disturbing is that the hostage taker, Archie Paray, was allowed by the police to give a statement to the media before he was taken away. #Greenhills Hostage-taker gives media conference outside mall. Apologies to […]

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Idiots livestreamimg hostage situation at Virra Mall, Greenhills are endangering lives

People have nothing better to do, it seems. They even turn hostage situations such as the one currently transpiring at the popular Virra Mall in Greenhills into entertainment for their friends and family. Why else would these people crowd around the scene of the situation armed with their phones taking videos and streaming these over […]

GMA “reporter” Eduard Faraon’s blatant partisan stunt erodes his credibility as a journalist and that of GMA News

A GMA News “reporter” posting a video where he mimes messages (TikTok style) that denounce the “Martial Law Era” and presents “data” to substantiate these messages is making the rounds. Eduard Faraon has earned his 15 minutes of fame among members of the Philippine Opposition by making his partisan sentiments evident on Twitter Unbothered https://t.co/mQQojnDKIS […]

An illustrated network of relationships and family interests that bind Grace Poe to ABS-CBN

A web of family ties and relationships past and present form a matrix of interconnection between Senator Grace Poe and embattled media conglomerate ABS-CBN. Indeed, ABS-CBN is not just a broadcast and media network, it is a political network in and of itself. Small wonder that the full might of Yellowtardom is behind ABS-CBN’s “fight” […]