airtime limits - updates

Rappler's latest stories on airtime limits


Final: 120 minutes pol ads per TV station – SC

Nov 05, 2014 - 5:44 PM

The Supreme Court – junking the appeal of the Solicitor General on behalf of the Comelec – maintains that the limits on political ads violate free expression and people s right to suffrage

#PHvote quotes: Sixto drama, iron lady and 'flat irons'

Apr 20, 2013 - 1:13 PM

The Comelec chief is at the center of this week s SC drama while VP Binay cracks a joke that fires up the web

Rappler Newscast | April 19, 2013

Apr 19, 2013 - 8:51 PM

A manhunt for suspect no 2 in the Boston bombings continues after one suspect is killed in a shootout with police | Terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna says the Boston bombings is an intelligence failure | President Aquino supports Commission on Elections chair Sixto Brillantes on airtime limits for political ads

Aquino backs Brillantes: 'Don’t go'

Apr 19, 2013 - 3:28 PM

The President says: Is a meeting needed? I m at his disposal Aquino also backs Comelec on airtime limits on political ads

Brillantes warns bets despite airtime TRO

Apr 18, 2013 - 6:03 PM

He says once TRO is lifted and Comelec wins SC case the meter will run again

Watchdogs side with Comelec on airtime

Apr 18, 2013 - 7:06 AM

The SC s order against the Comelec s airtime limits will leave poor candidates as casualties poll watchdogs say

Rappler Newscast | April 17, 2013

Apr 17, 2013 - 8:50 PM

Obama: Boston explosions are ‘act of terror North Korea bars delivery to South Koreans in Kaesong Brillantes to SC: resolve the case on airtime limits

More Senate bets hit SC ruling on pol ads

Apr 17, 2013 - 8:32 PM

More senatorial candidates saying the lifting of airtime limits will favor their moneyed rivals

Senate bets: Expect ‘unli ads’ with SC ruling

Apr 16, 2013 - 7:53 PM

Senate bets say the Supreme Court decision favors moneyed candidates and does not level the playing field

SC allows Cayetano to intervene in airtime limits case

Mar 19, 2013 - 4:37 PM

The re electionist senator will join TV networks GMA7 and TV5 in arguing against the Comelec s rule that allows a candidate to place only a total of 120 minutes of TV ads in all stations

GMA, TV5 fail to get TRO from SC

Feb 12, 2013 - 2:55 PM

The Supreme Court instead asks the Commission on Elections to comment on the networks petition

OBSERVE AIRTIME LIMITS. Networks have to comply with Comelec rule sans a TRO from the SC.

Comelec to networks: It's about business

Feb 09, 2013 - 2:28 PM

For networks protesting the Comelec s airtime rules the issue is not the right to information but simply revenue says Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr

Networks go to SC to protest airtime limits

Feb 08, 2013 - 7:31 PM

UPDATED GMA Network and TV5 protest the Comelec s airtime limits for candidates before the Supreme Court Unlike them no political party has protested this rule

Comelec unanimous in keeping ad limits

Feb 05, 2013 - 6:27 PM

The poll body issues a resolution that retains the huge airtime limits imposed on candidates

Why revert to old airtime cap for pol ads?

Jan 27, 2013 - 2:32 PM

The new rule tries to reflect the spirit of the Fair Elections Act say poll officials

KBP on more airtime: Not all about money

Jan 24, 2013 - 6:38 PM

Broadcasters whose businesses thrive during campaigns ask the Comelec to bend its airtime limits for candidates