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If one uses Twitter to sample the general sentiment of the Filipino public, you’d think “press freedom” is top of mind for the majority of Filipinos. With the shrillness of the rhetoric of “activists” that populate social media, one would be forgiven in thinking that “press freedom” is the game-changing issue that will determine this…

Read More “Press freedom” is not the Philippines’ most important issue. It really isn’t.
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If I were a shareholder of “social news network” Rappler, I’d be really pissed. You hire and pay a CEO big bucks and what does she do? She gets my company into a heap of tax trouble and exposes it to a big libel case. Worst of all, she gets arrested and spends most of…

Read More Maria Ressa needs to take a break from #DefendPressFreedom — because she is the CEO of Rappler!
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Dressed in black, not in their traditional yellow for some reason, the usual faces representing the usual “activism” is fired up once again. But, really, what are they on fire about? That’s the million-peso question. The sheer volume and shrillness of the noise surrounding what is essentially the vacuous notion of some sort of “attack…

Read More #DefendPressFreedom “activists” shriek “stop the attacks”. But no such “attacks” exist!
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If #DefendPressFreedom was the burning national issue Maria Ressa makes it out to be, why aren’t politicians making it a cornerstone of their campaign? The fact is, it isn’t relevant because it is a non-issue. Maria Ressa was arrested for charges related to her conduct as leader of a news media organisation. Her case has…

Read More The “movement” to #DefendPressFreedom is all about Maria Ressa and not much else

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When asked on Q&A site Curious Cat why he is a communist, commie “activist” Tonyo Cruz fails to give a straight answer… But when asked a dumb question, the answer flows forth like a deep river… But that’s no surprise of course. 😉

Read More “Activist” @TonyoCruz evasive when asked if he is a communist but is quick to answer dumb questions
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