Category: Disinformation

The fight vs disinformation intensifies

TWO important dates stood out last week. The Philippines connected to the internet for the first time on March 29, 1994. Twenty-eight years later, how...

#FactsFirstPH, VP Leni, supporters fight fake news

Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Gerona Robredo is the “biggest victim” of disinformation according to preliminary data of fact-checking initiative, Tsek.ph. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.,...

Fighting negative historical revisionism

September 23 marks the real anniversary of Martial Law, while September 21 is the fake one. John Nery mentioned in his column that “the Marcos...

Truth-telling in the age of disinformation

An inconvenient truth is that the May 13 elections may again be a manifestation of our people’s political literacy, as mentioned by former ombudsman Conchita...

Fact checking anonymous warnings

This was first published at the Manila Times, Sunday Business & IT  on September 16, 2018 , a day after Typhoon Ompong hit the Philippines....