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The future of citizen media #4M2014

Publishing, which was once the exclusive realm of traditional media, has found its way into the homes of netizens.  This was confirmed at the 1st Future of Media that Blog Watch and the Philippine Online Chronicles organized early this year.  One of the questions tackled at the 4M Informing the Web: Journalism and Social Media, […]

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Balloons

By Manuel Garcia Calleja as originally posted on Blog Watch, Philippine Online Chronicles Guys known to genuflect at the sight of things yellow-hued came to our little barangay these past weeks peddling balloons. Not the colorful ones that liven up birthday and children’s parties. Nor the kind symbolically released to the heavens during weddings and […]

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The Spectacular Senate Circus

by Dean de la Paz , as originally posted on Blog Watch, Philippine Online Chronicles. “Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages. Welcome to the big top – the greatest show on earth.” There’s a little known saying that if one peels back and peeks behind the thick curtains that form the […]

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Breaking Down VP Binay’s “Presidential” Speech

by Jego Ragragio, as originally posted on Blog Watch, Philippine Online Chronicles Vice  President Jejomar “Jojo” Binay finally answered the accusations of graft and corruption hurled against him by his critics and former Makati city officials. Well, sort of. Before a crowd mostly comprised of Binay supporters, the Vice President delivered a prepared speech, which sums […]

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Photos: Flood updates in Metro Manila on September 19 #FloodPH

Flooded areas in Metro Manila on Sept. 19 via @GMANewsOnline” #FloodPH Flood updates via @mmda FLOOD UPDATES (1/2) EDSA 6:12 AM, Fema Rd. Gutter Deep 6:12 AM, Dario Bridge Gutter Deep 6:27 AM, Balintawak Not Passable all Types of Vehicles 6:05 AM, North Ave Subsided 8:06 AM. Passable. 6:31 AM, Quezon Ave SB Subsided 7:57 […]

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“Magnanakaw!” UP students meet DBM’s Abad with angry protest

As originally posted on Blog Watch, Philippine Online Chronicles. Crumpled paper, placards, coins hurled at ‘DAP bagman’ Budget secretary Butch Abad met an an angry mob of Iskolars ng Bayan Wendesday evening in University of the Philippines-Diliman. The students hurled crumpled paper at the DAP secretary, some got close enough to shout at his face […]

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