pro Duterte bloggers - updates

Rappler's latest stories on pro Duterte bloggers


Roque claims mainstream media doesn't report the truth

Feb 07, 2018 - 10:00 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says pro-Duterte bloggers have become viable sources of information for netizens who don't trust media outlets critical of the administration

Presidential Spokesperon Atty. Harry Roque responds to follow up question after the press briefing in Malacañang on January 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Facebook, please make democracy-friendly algorithms

Jan 01, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Technology hits a tipping point and transforms global power structures. In 2017, social media splintered the public space essential for democracy.

Roque on bloggers' call for resignation: Take it up with Duterte

Nov 07, 2017 - 1:13 PM

The Presidential Spokesman maintains he has fulfilled Duterte's orders: 'I stated what I think is right, and I stated what I think is true'

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath of office of the newly-appointed officials during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on November 6, 2017. Swearing in are Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, Presidential Spokesperon Harry Roque Defense Undersecretary Reynaldo Mapagu, Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Eduardo Año, and Interior and Local Government Assistant Secretary Alexander Macario. King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

Rabid pro-Duterte bloggers slam Roque for defending media

Nov 06, 2017 - 8:09 PM

They ask President Duterte's spokesperson to resign after he said he'd explain to supporters how valuable critical journalism had been to the government and even to Duterte's electoral victory in 2016

Newly-appointed Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. entertains queries from members of the media following his first press briefing in Malacañan on November 2, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

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Oct 06, 2017 - 12:41 PM

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Imee Marcos, Mocha Uson part of Duterte's delegation to Middle East

Apr 11, 2017 - 12:43 PM

3rd UPDATE The Ilocos Norte governor joins the trip to meet Ilocano OFWs in the Middle East Uson is there to boost morale and well being among OFWs says Malacañang

MEMBER OF DELEGATION. MTRCB member Mocha Uson and Ilocos Norte governor Imee Marcos join the President in Middle East. Uson photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler, Marcos photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Pro-Duterte bloggers argue for use of profane language after accreditation

Feb 24, 2017 - 9:13 AM

Pro Duterte bloggers bristle at proposals prohibiting them from using offensive language saying this is what makes their blogs popular

BLOGGER'S STANCE. Duterte online defender Trixie Cruz-Angeles speaks during the PCOO's Social Media Town Hall on February 23, 2017. RTVM screenshot

Draft Palace policy: No lies, foul language for bloggers

Feb 22, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Bloggers who apply for Palace accreditation must commit to publishing only truthful and accurate information according to a draft PCOO memorandum circular

BLOGGERS IN PALACE. President Rodrigo Duterte meets bloggers and online defenders in Malacañang. Screenshot from RTVM

Palace crafting 'social media policy' for bloggers

Feb 20, 2017 - 3:45 PM

The policy will allow bloggers to be recognized as legitimate sources of information and provide a system of accreditation says the Presidential Communications Operations Office

'SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY.' Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar is paving the way for bloggers to be seen as 'legitimate sources of information.' File photo by Simeon Celi Jr/Presidential Photo

Duterte gives online defenders access to Palace events

Feb 09, 2017 - 10:56 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte gives the go signal for some bloggers to occasionally cover Palace events like press briefings and presidential activities

'STAUNCH SUPPORTERS.' President Duterte meets with online personalities supportive of him in Malacañang Palace on February 7, 2017. RTVM screenshot