If you are participating at the #RightsCon2015, Blog Watch is inviting you to our sessions

It’s full blast ahead for RightsCon SEA 2015 here in Manila, the first time the summit is held outside Silicon Valley! RightsCon is the premier summit series bringing together civil society, engineers, activists, lawyers, companies, and governments on the subject of the internet and human rights. This March 24 and 25, RightsCon will move to […]

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Distorting truth and accountability through black propaganda? #mamasapano

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on his shoes. – Mark Twain The phrase “negative campaigning” is often being done during the campaign period. In the 2010 presidential campaign, I wrote about the Villarroyo, black propaganda and negative campaigning. In my story, Bobby Reyes of Mabuhay Radio cited […]

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If you are participating at the #RightsCon2015, Blog Watch is inviting you to our sessions

It’s full blast ahead for RightsCon SEA 2015 here in Manila, the first time the summit is held outside Silicon Valley! RightsCon is the premier summit series bringing together civil society, engineers, activists, lawyers, companies, and governments on the subject of the internet and human rights. This March 24 and 25, RightsCon will move to […]

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Mamasapano cover-up fuels conflict, people’s outrage

“Systematic cover-up.” That sums up the main take away from the legislative hearings into the January 25 Mamasapano tragedy. As the nation commemorates the 40th day of the deaths of 44 Special Action Forces, 18 Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) guerrillas and six civilians, we demand clear and transparent reports from the various bodies probing […]

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Interested to be a Blog Watch intern ?

Blog Watch seeks voter empowerment , citizen engagement and governance transformation. Initially called a Blog Watch project for the 2010 elections, it was our vision to simply provide another avenue to promote voter education. We found ourselves extending the project beyond the 100 day honeymoon period of President Noynoy Aquino. Today, Blog Watch focuses on […]

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Distorting truth and accountability through black propaganda? #mamasapano

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on his shoes. – Mark Twain The phrase “negative campaigning” is often being done during the campaign period. In the 2010 presidential campaign, I wrote about the Villarroyo, black propaganda and negative campaigning. In my story, Bobby Reyes of Mabuhay Radio cited […]

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What happened? A hundred or so celebrants were blocked at #link4Justice

By Mae Paner, as originally posted at her Facebook wall Nag-umpisa ito sa Crispy Pata Sa coordination meeting para sa Kapit Bisig mob sa Crame binusog kami ng isang well meaning na Heneral Valeroso at apat pa sa team nya, abogado ang isa. Sa C2 restaurant sa Annapolis, we were treated to crispy pata, nilagang […]

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How the Noynoy Aquino administration is betraying the spirit of people power

If there’s a time of the year when it becomes somewhat acceptable wearing yellow as a symbol of unity and resistance to oppression, it’s perhaps February 25, the day of the historic EDSA People Power Revolution. While many would hate being associated with the yellow administration of the son of Cory Aquino, it can’t be […]

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PANTS ON FIRE meme : “Nag-simula ka sa kasinungaliam, mababaon ka sa kasinungalian”

By Inday Espina Varona as posted originally in her Facebook wall. PANTS ON FIRE meme. (from this morning’s inbox content) It apparently refers directly to Alan Purisima. “The President said that he had given specific instructions to Napenas on the need for coordination with the AFP and for Purisima to inform PNP OIC Deputy Director […]

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#Mamasapano: Seeds of Doubt and Mists of Half-Truths

It’s been nearly two weeks after the first public hearing on the Mamasapano massacre. So far, more questions seem to have emerged as the scarcity of believable answers is sowing seeds of doubts and propagating more skepticism over the Aquino government’s actions after the Mamasapano incident. Two important factors seem to pose severely difficult hurdles […]

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