Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday
The Official Gazette denies it ever deleted content posted by previous administrations, saying articles are not accessible because the entire website remains down
The administration's social media blunders are worth calling out because they are symptoms of a much bigger problem that's persistent in the other aspects of Duterte's presidency
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian points out the mistake himself
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque assures the public that the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) will 'again' learn from its mistakes
The Presidential Communications Operations Office draws flak yet again for using the wrong name for the late National Security Adviser Jose Roilo Golez in its media releases
Opposition senator Antonio Trillanes IV says there is an 'immediate need to look into the alleged irregularities' in the Presidential Communication Operations Office's disbursement of funds
It raises the question of how Ben Tulfo’s Bitag Media Unlimited Inc. got the contract to produce the flagship show of the Department of Tourism (DOT), and how much and in what way they are paid
The Mindanao Media Hub – aimed for operation by January 2019 – is envisioned to boost the government’s broadcast signal in Mindanao 'while tailoring content specific to the people in the region'
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Malacañang, meanwhile, 'commiserates' with Duterte supporters who have slammed the social media platform's tie-up with the news organizations
Attempts were made to edit or delete a subsection which recorded instances when Mocha Uson spread false or misleading information
Palace Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says he has ordered a probe into the supposed breach of protocol
PCOO's funds in the national budget include those for attached agencies such as the Philippine Information Agency, RTVM, and the National Printing Office
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says he himself would question the constitutionality of Senator Grace Poe's bill in the Supreme Court if it becomes law
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PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar has promised to talk to the 'communications core group' of President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign in order to reach rabid pro-Duterte bloggers
Watch the evening newscast with Rambo Talabong
The senator also asks PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar if he ever considered 'shutting down' Uson's blog over conflict of interest issues
Communications Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy apologizes to Senator Manny Pacquiao for her malicious post against him during the 2016 polls, and tells him that she too has been on the 'receiving end of lies and inaccuracies'
'I think falling into this kind of pattern using different disinformation tactics could work against us as a nation,' Rappler CEO Maria Ressa says during a Senate hearing
President Rodrigo Duterte has fired another official for making fewer foreign trips than Communications Secretary Martin Andanar. Does Duterte's rule on limiting travels abroad apply to him?
The contracts of some PCOO personnel, including those belonging to a transcribing division, are not renewed this year because the country is no longer the host of ASEAN
This year has been filled with cringe-worthy moments online for government agencies and officials
PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar says government officials should know about the Duterte administration's commitment to protect media workers
What is Trending News Portal (TNP) and what kind of content does it produce? Here's a closer look at the data.
The network is expected to enable the transmission of government videos, photos, and data to even remote parts of the country, says Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar
Presidential Communications Operations Office celebrates the first year of implementation of the Freedom of Executive Order and looks into reviewing the list of exceptions to data that can be requested come 2018
The PCOO says it's still pushing for the passage of the FOI law, though the law is not among the priority measures identified by President Rodrigo Duterte
(UPDATED) Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar attributes online support for Duterte to his 'millions of supporters'
'I think it is better left to the PCOO to address,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque also tells those criticizing him: 'Mamatay kayo sa inggit'
The incoming undersecretary says her office is open to 'building alliances' with mainstream media
Laban ng Masa chair Walden Bello says PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar's ethical base as a journalist was 'not firm'
The President’s communication chief calls the EU officials ‘palaiyot,’ a Bisaya term used to describe people who frequently have sex. He advises them to just have more sex rather than criticize Duterte.
Called out for sharing a misleading photo of Marawi City, Presidential Communications Undersecretary Mocha Uson says she only shared what a PCOO-run Facebook page posted
These are the types of news that PCOO Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson likes to share
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(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte appoints Badoy as PCOO undersecretary for new media and spokesperson
'Baka i-atras ko na kaso ko. Konti na lang bola,' says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV in response to Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson
Former communications secretary Herminio Coloma Jr denies that Cocoy Dayao, allegedly behind the #SilentNoMorePH blog, was a PCOO consultant during the Aquino administration
'Andito ako para suportahan ang hearing na ito dahil ako po ay biktima ng fake news', Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson says at the Senate hearing on fake news
A public official's home address and details about his or her children who are minors will remain blacked out, says PCOO Assistant Secretary Kris Ablan
The petition, started by Kremlin Pandaan, now has over 36,000 signatures as of Monday, September 25
Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson is included in the Philippine delegation to the UN event which is not attended by President Rodrigo Duterte nor PCOO chief Martin Andanar
'How can you fight fake news kung may instances na nanggagaling mismo sa isang Asec yung fake news?' Senator Nancy Binay asks Communications Secretary Martin Andanar
Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar tells senators that his office will bring the program to the entire country
A social media post by the controversial government official during a visit to a mosque inside the battle area in Marawi raises accusations of religious insensitivity
The PCOO assistant secretary dares the opposition senator to pursue the case to prove he has balls