Media blunders: Tulfo brothers, Mo Twister & an Inquirer caption

HARD-HITTING. Ramon Tulfo on air on DWIZ after the NAIA fist fight. Photo by Patricia Evangelista

The Philippines internet community sparked a buzz that had near-immediate real-world consequences Wednesday in three media cases on television, radio and print.  TV5 suspends the Tulfo brothers for 2 days for threatening celebrity couple Raymart Santiago and Claudine Barreto.  Magic 89.9 suspends DJ Mo Twister and his co-hosts from their radio program for 2 weeks.  The Inquirer changes its photo caption after a vigorous online reaction, calling it anti-Muslim.

Read more about the Tulfo suspensionthe Twitter joke that went wrong for Mo Twister, and the Inquirer’s photo caption all on Rappler.