social media marketing

As a business, you’d want to be connected with your client base in one way or another. Therefore, you need to look for ways that would keep them interested and engaged in your latest activities, such as telling them about your latest promos and products. You may also send them helpful and entertaining content. Social […]

Pursuant to the powers vested in it by the Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines, the Omnibus Election Code (B.P. Blg. 881), Republic Act No. 6646, 7166, 8189, 8436, 9189 and other election laws, the Commission on Elections RESOLVED to prescribe as it hereby prescribes the following Calendar of Activities and Periods of Prohibited […]

The following is an excerpt from the PCIJ’s latest book, Cockfight, Horserace, Boxing Match (Why Elections are Covered as Sport): Lessons Learned from the 2004 Campaign Coverage. The book examines why election coverage in the Philippines tends to be superficial and focused on conflict. Surveys get a disproportionate amount of media attention. So do the […]

ONLINE media provided comprehensive coverage of the 2007 elections and served as a “perfect complement” to traditional media by providing a thorough discussion of important issues that were not given enough information by the latter. This was a key finding of the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR) in its final report on the […]

ASIDE from a few sentences on election reform, poll fraud was not tackled during President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s state of the nation address. Yet Halalang Marangal is adamantly keeping the issue alive. Halal’s fourth audit report concludes that “there were statistical and circumstantial evidence indicating that the results from Maguindanao were fraudulent, yet these were accepted […]

INFORMATION technology expert, NGO activist and Halal secretary general Roberto Verzola is adding his voice to the growing number of naysayers who have questioned the credibility of election results in the Maguindanao provincial certificate of canvass (CoC). Aside from the statistically improbable votes, anomalous voting pattern, and the election results from the town of Pagalungan, […]

HISTORICALLY, no candidate should be more popular in a province other than his own. But results for senatorial candidate Juan Miguel Zubiri in the midterm elections show otherwise, following the same pattern as that in 2004 elections where President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo showed herself stronger in Cebu than in her home province Pampanga. Based on documents […]

ELECTION returns from 36 of 55 precincts in Pagalungan town in Maguindanao all the more cast doubt on the credibility of election results as reflected in the provincial certificate of canvass (CoC) heralding an incredible 12-0 sweep of the senatorial contest in favor of administration candidates. The Pagalungan ERs, mysteriously set aside and left uncanvassed […]

PASSENGERS awaiting their flight at the Davao City airport immediately sensed a big shot was nearby: Lawmen in uniform were seen milling around the VIP Lounge. Even airport staff manning the x-ray machines and counters could not help but whisper about the controversial passenger, who was swiftly whisked out of sight into the quiet confines […]