As a social media practitioner and a citizen engaged in journalistic practices, I signed the Election 2022 pledge for journalists and media organizations. Some 200… Read More »Election 2022 Pledge for Journalists and Media Organizations
The latest report of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) is on “Potential bets start advertising on Facebook as 2022 campaign shifts to social… Read More »Facebook advertising expenditures of potential candidates in the 2022 elections
Vote Pilipinas is a non-profit, non-partisan online and offline information campaign aimed at mobilizing Filipinos to register to vote for the upcoming national and local 2022 elections. They teamed up with COMELEC and kickstarted May by designating it as Voter Registration Month. It is quite symbolic that today’s launch is exactly one year to the day we exercise our right to vote on May 9, 2022.
The goal of Vote Pilipinas is to get 7M new registered voters while staying true to the campaign’s objective of leveraging on technology in providing people accessible, simplified, and unbiased information, and data on voter registration.
The deadline to register yourself as a voter is September 30, 2021. That is just a little over 4 months away so there is a real need to help spread the word around so that more people will be eligible to exercise their right to decide who will be our next set of leaders.
Does the extrajudicial killings make you sick to the stomach? What about the red-tagging of progressive activists or lawyers? I can’t stand the “kill kill… Read More »1Sambayan: Filipinos deserve a better government
Several pleasant surprises and upsets happened a few hours after voting ended on May 13, 2019. While awaiting in frustration for the media report from… Read More »On Vico Sotto: From #ibaNaman to #ibaNa
I will be at Kontra Daya Election monitoring center. One can report incidents on vote-buying, harassment, illegal campaigning, malfunctioning Vote Counting Machine (VCM), and Voters’… Read More »May 13, 2019 election monitoring: What to report
Now that the Philippine election day is next week, would social media have an impact in informing, and mobilizing voters? Or convince them to vote… Read More »Social media and its impact on Philippine elections
This is my presentation for “Fighting election-related disinformation” for Kontra Daya’s People’s Assembly Against Election Fraud held today at St. Thomas Hall, Colegio de San… Read More »Fighting back election-related disinformation by sharing the truth
Published with permission from Dino Manrique of filipinocreative.com from “WHY THERE IS STILL HOPE FOR THE OPPOSITION AND WHAT WE CAN DO TO HELP THEM”… Read More »How we can help the Senatorial candidates in the Opposition