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In fighting disinformation and trolls, silence 'cannot be an option'

Feb 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM

From Wikipedia to Facebook, how do we fight back against trolls, 'fake news' and historical revisionism?

FIGHT BACK. 'Don't surrender your space to people who are faceless, nameless, and mindless, says TV5 news anchor Ed Lingao at Democracy and Disinformation forum on February 13, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Bots, paid trolls are 'purveyors of artificial ignorance'

Sep 24, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The Internet is not so much as public debate anymore as it is a screaming match says Vince Lazatin of the Transparency and Accountability Network

TECH AND PUBLIC DEBATE PANEL. From left to right: Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, Transparency and Accountability NEtwork's Vince Lazatin, Rappler reporter Pia Ranada, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility's Vergel Santos, and Thinking Machines founder Stephanie Sy. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

How should the media handle Duterte?

Jun 07, 2016 - 1:35 PM

Vincent Lazatin of Media Nation and TAN says it s time for the media to look beyond his expletives The president elect’s point in highlighting corruption among media was valid and needs to be addressed

Rodrigo Duterte, Philippine president-elect, in a press conference on May 26, 2016 in Davao City.

'Pass FOI bill to stop PDAF misuse'

Aug 18, 2013 - 1:56 PM

The Makati Business Club MBC and the Coalition Against Corruption CAC condemns the system diversion of pork barrel

Comelec urged: 'Watch campaign funders, too'

Nov 16, 2012 - 5:11 PM

Money from big business interests and political lobby even illegal activities may find their way to candidates war chest

PANELISTS. Ateneo's Joy Aceron, Comelec's Christian Robert Lim, LENTE's Ona  Carritos, and TAN's Vincent Lazatin talk about campaign finance. Photo by Reynaldo Santos Jr.

'Anti-Epal' Facebook page fights early campaigning

Jun 08, 2012 - 8:15 PM

The Facebook page aims to shame the politicians and make them pull out their ads and posters

SHAME CAMPAIGN: Facebook page created to shame politicians

Besides JBC, Palace has judicial search committee

Jun 02, 2012 - 10:02 AM

Question is should the search committee also make its choices known to the public?