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Of PDRs and 'foreign ownership' of PH media

Jul 26, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The barbs thrown at Rappler make for amusing online spats But when you fight on the internet please please use more accurate legal terminology

Duterte renews GMA Network franchise

Apr 25, 2017 - 4:18 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte signs Republic Act No 10925 granting GMA another 25 year franchise while the House bill seeking to renew the franchise of ABS CBN is still at the committee level

Dela Rosa, GMA-7, Trump | Evening wRap

Jan 20, 2017 - 8:48 PM

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GMA-7 talents win illegal dismissal case

Jan 20, 2017 - 1:23 PM

The National Labor Relations Commission orders the network to reinstate the workers and pay them back wages equivalent to the workers monthly salary from their dismissal to their reinstatement

CANDLE-LIGHTING. Candles are lit and prayers offered to raise awareness on widespread contractualization in the country. Photo by Faye Sales

GMA Network initially spends P416M on DTT shift

Dec 06, 2016 - 2:28 PM

GMA Chairman and CEO Felipe Gozon says the network is now prepared to exit the test phase and begin with the first part of its DTT rollout in Mega Manila

ANALOG SHUTDOWN. TV networks in the Philippines are forced to shift to digital TV to stay afloat in today's digital wave.

GMA Network's net income shoots up by 116%

Aug 08, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Although financial results exceeded expectations in the first half of 2016 GMA officials say they will keep their profit guidance of P3 billion for the year

FINANCIAL BRIEFING. In the photo are (from left) GMA CFO Felipe S. Yalong, GMA President Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., GMA Chairman Felipe L. Gozon, and GMA Chief Marketing Officer Lizelle G. Maralag. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

GMA Network 'conservative' in P1.5B digital shift

May 18, 2016 - 2:36 PM

The broadcasting giant says it earmarked P1 billion to P1 5 billion for the digital shift – much lower than ABS CBN s about P3 billion

ANALOG SHUTDOWN. TV networks in the Philippines are forced to shift to digital TV to stay afloat in today's digital wave

ABS-CBN: Anti-Duterte ad complies with election laws

May 06, 2016 - 7:32 PM

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano secures a temporary restraining order against the continued airing of the political advertisement

GMA Network's net income doubles with election-related ads

May 05, 2016 - 4:35 PM

The chief of the broadcasting giant says he is hoping the network s net income would hit P3 billion by yearend

BREACHING TARGETS. GMA Network's Felipe Gozon (2nd to the right) says he hopes the network will further improve profitability, particularly in regular advertising. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler.com

GMA Network reports P1.94B dividend payout

Apr 11, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The broadcast giant is also confident it can end 2016 with higher revenues than 2015

The cash dividend payout reaffirms GMA's commitment to its shareholders to provide them with the best returns, its chairman and CEO Felipe L. Gozon says. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

GMA-7 partners with OSN, StarHub to expand global reach

Mar 23, 2016 - 7:40 PM

The broadcasting network s international channels are now available in 60 countries and 50 states of the US and the District of Columbia

MORE DEALS. GMA Network further expands its global footprint. In the photo are the GMA and OSN executives. Photo from GMA International

How GMA-7 cornered 'Carrot Man'

Feb 28, 2016 - 1:52 AM

UPDATED Other TV networks have to make do with interviews with neighbors and relatives Or they can opt for so called copycats like Cabbage Man Sayote Man and Patatas Man

VIRAL PHOTO. The picture that launched thousands of likes. Photo from Edwina T. Bandong's Facebook page

GMA-7: Binay, other bets knew debate topics beforehand

Feb 25, 2016 - 4:09 PM

The network issues a statement after Vice President Jejomar Binay questioned why his properties were brought up during the Cagayan de Oro debate

Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Cagayan de Oro media: We'll cover presidential debate while in protest

Feb 20, 2016 - 9:33 AM

UPDATED The Cagayan de Oro Press Club maintains government should make sure the national event is equally covered by mass media free from any monopoly CenterLaw meanwhile supports the suit against the Comelec chair

No media equipment allowed at Mindanao presidential debate

Feb 17, 2016 - 3:35 PM

The Comelec s national media partner GMA 7 is giving more slots to local journalists in the Cagayan de Oro event but will not let them bring cameras and other equipment

Cagayan de Oro media cry 'discrimination' in presidential debate coverage

Feb 14, 2016 - 11:35 PM

The debate should be beyond corporate media s quest for higher ratings and wider readership says the Cagayan de Oro Press Club

GMA Network breaches P2B net income target for 2015

Feb 11, 2016 - 6:46 PM

The broadcast giant is also confident it can end 2016 with even higher revenues

HIGHER THAN EXPECTED. The GMA chief says 2015's net income is over 100% higher than 2014's P1 billion ($21.05 million). Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Respect and dignity: A trans woman's review of 'Destiny Rose'

Jan 19, 2016 - 6:08 PM

I feel tearfully happy being alive to have witnessed a series like this in mainstream Philippine media writes Sass Sasot a trans woman living in The Hague

Screengrab from Instagram/@akosikenchan

NLRC upholds ruling vs GMA: Talents are regular employees

Jan 10, 2016 - 2:07 PM

We find no compelling justification or valid reason to modify alter much less reverse the Decision sought to be reconsidered the NLRC special 4th division says

File photo by Faye Sales

Elmo Magalona moves to ABS-CBN, pairs with Janella Salvador in new show

Nov 27, 2015 - 4:27 PM

Elmo is set to star with Janella Salvador in the upcoming show Born For You

Part 2: The AlDub experience: Millions captivated

Oct 31, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The program taps into our hidden longings for permanence for perfect love our quest for the numinous deep feelings buried by the oppressive details and burden of everyday life

Robredo for VP, TAG vs GMA, Pacquiao for senator | 6PM wRap

Oct 05, 2015 - 7:25 PM

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Media workers win regularization case vs GMA-7

Oct 05, 2015 - 6:36 PM

Complainants could not object to terms of their contracts because initially they needed a job to support themselves and or their families the decision reads

PROTEST. Supporters of the Talents Association of GMA (TAG) stage a protest against network giant GMA-7's alleged withholding of some TAG members' salaries. All photos by Faye Sales

DOJ dismisses Ang's syndicated estafa complaint vs Gozon

Sep 11, 2015 - 2:48 PM

Ramon S Ang gets back his P1 billion from Felipe Gozon In return Gozon receives a substantial amount from Ang The details of their settlement are confidential

REASONABLE. The settlement agreed upon by Ang and Gozon – through the efforts of a common friend – was reasonable and was mutually accepted by them, the Gozon Group says Friday, September 11, 2015. Ang file photo by Aya Lowe; Gozon file photo by Manman Dejeto

Typhoon Hanna, South China Sea, Gozon settlement | 12PM wRap

Aug 07, 2015 - 12:32 PM

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‘True SONA,’ Ang vs Gozon, MH370 probe | 6PM wRap

Aug 03, 2015 - 7:36 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

GMA-7 sacks 11 core workers protesting contractual labor

Jul 09, 2015 - 12:21 AM

One of the fired workers says grievances regarding GMA 7 s treatment of its talents have been long running but the terminated employees dared to go beyond grumbles

 PROTEST. Supporters of the Talents Association of GMA (TAG) stage a protest against network giant GMA-7's alleged withholding of some TAG members' salaries. All photos by Faye Sales

Binay answers Aquino, TAG vs GMA-7, Harry Potter play | 6PM wRap

Jun 26, 2015 - 7:03 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Talents win regularization case vs GMA-7

Jun 25, 2015 - 8:52 PM

A labor arbiter rules in favor of the Talents Association of GMA saying the talents GMA 7 considers contractors should be classified as regular employees

Binay resignation, new MRT3 coaches, GMA-7-Ang deal | 6PM wRap

Jun 23, 2015 - 6:56 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

IN PHOTOS: Media workers protest vs contractual labor

Jun 07, 2015 - 9:07 PM

Long time trade unionist Leody de Guzman explains that the protesting talents would greatly contribute to the anti contractualization campaign as their intellectual skills would help in terms of articulating the demand

'Prayer campaign' to raise awareness on contractual labor

Jun 03, 2015 - 10:38 PM

The prayer campaign follows recently aired grievances by members of the Talents Association of GMA about being deprived of their income for one full pay cycle

GMA employees together with family members and supporters attends mass and light candles at the Sacred Hearth Parish in Kamuning, Quezon City on June 3, 2015. Photo by Gilliano Jazul/Rappler

Factory fire victims, Binay accounts, Pacquiao’s dream | 9PM wRap

May 15, 2015 - 8:45 PM

Watch the full rundown of today s top stories on Rappler s newscast The wRap

Factory fire, GMA-7, El Gamma Penumbra | 12PM wRap

May 15, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

GMA job cuts to include headquarters?

May 15, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The network chief says GMA 7 ‘will save millions of pesos in its streamlining policy

GMA will continue its manpower reduction program to cover its headquarters in Manila after laying off several workers in its regional offices. File photo by Rappler

Is PH ready for lesbian TV?

May 13, 2015 - 12:22 PM

Misrepresentation and marginalization are the main reasons why gay women are underrepresented not just in the media but in general

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GMA-7 'not in the red,' layoffs a 'callous move' – NUJP

Apr 27, 2015 - 9:08 PM

UPDATED GMA 7 finds unfortunate NUJP s disregard of the network s substantial losses from its regional operations and from its local programs

GMA-7 lays off workers in regional stations

Apr 26, 2015 - 2:46 PM

UPDATED GMA 7 says the layoffs are part of strategic streamlining of programs and manpower in its provincial stations to ensure business competitiveness

Ai-Ai delas Alas signs contract with GMA 7

Apr 16, 2015 - 10:55 AM

Ai Ai signs a two year exclusive contract with the network

Megan Young signs with GMA 7

Mar 31, 2015 - 1:24 PM

Megan will co host Starstruck with Dingdong Dantes

GMA-7 talents on regularization plight: Law is on our side

Feb 16, 2015 - 5:08 PM

The protesting workers say the Labor Code trumps the talent agreements which has been used by the network to justify not giving them permanent employment status

NO VIOLATIONS. GMA-7 denies allegations of labor law violations. Photo of GMA-7 building and GMA-7 logo both from Wikimedia Commons

GMA-7: No labor violation in talent system

Feb 14, 2015 - 6:52 PM

GMA 7 says it is ready to defend itself in Congress if the proposed House probe into its alleged labor violations takes place

Congress asked: Probe GMA-7 talent system

Feb 10, 2015 - 2:45 PM

UPDATED House Resolution 1893 calls for an investigation in aid of legislation into the alleged labor violations committed by GMA 7

PROBE SOUGHT. Members of the Talent Association of GMA pose with Congresswoman Emmi de Jesus, who urged a probe into their plight. Photo from De Jesus' office

College editors support GMA-7 talents' regularization

Feb 03, 2015 - 5:49 PM

TAG president and Imbestigador associate producer Christian Cabaluna says he is glad student editors across the country realize the value of standing up for media workers rights as early as now

Erap on Mar, UP faculty on media practices, Sony pull-out | The wRap

Dec 18, 2014 - 7:15 PM

Will former president Estrada endorse Mar Roxas for 2016? University of the Philippines faculty call for the end of contractualization in media Sony cancels the release of its film “The Interview”

UP faculty members back GMA-7 talents in regularization plight

Dec 18, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Select UP officials and faculty members support ending labor contractualization in the media industry saying they cannot afford to stay silent lest we tolerate such injustice

52 talents with cases vs GMA-7 jobless by 2015

Dec 16, 2014 - 8:46 PM

Eleven more talents file regularization cases in a bid to end a system that deprives them of the rights accorded an employee who has worked exclusively for the network for more than 6 months

GMA-7's talents: We're thinking of future journalists

Dec 03, 2014 - 8:34 PM

Imbestigador associate producer Mike Manalaysay says his and other talents protest against the network is ironically nurtured by the public service oriented culture of GMA 7

GMA-7: Talents 'vital' to network success

Nov 25, 2014 - 7:50 PM

GMA 7 insists there is no employer employee relationship between the network and its talents as the latter willingly signed fixed term employment contracts

GMA-7 talents risk losing jobs over regularization plight

Nov 19, 2014 - 10:32 PM

TAG president Christian Cabaluna associate producer of investigative show Imbestigador decries the network s treatment of them as second class citizens