Ridge to Reef

Pia Ranada

[OPINION] We’re not here to be your friends

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 8:30 AM, Mar 10, 2018
Updated 6:26 AM, May 01, 2018

It's time we call out reporters who are overly chummy with government officials, who ride the wave of this administration's popularity at the cost of critical and impartial reporting and commentary

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Meet Peterson Poon, Harry Roque's incoming deputy spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte's newest spokesman is a multi-awarded public speaker who just passed the Bar Exams

Duterte falsely claims Hague ruling issued during Aquino presidency

'Aquino filed an arbitration case, we won, he was still there. Bakit hindi niya ginawa kung 'yan ang gusto ng mga yellow?' says President Rodrigo Duterte

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Test for Andanar: Can he stop fake news, hate speech from pro-Duterte accounts?

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 4:41 PM, Jan 31, 2018
Updated 4:41 PM, Jan 31, 2018

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

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Meet Peterson Poon, Harry Roque's incoming deputy spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte's newest spokesman is a multi-awarded public speaker who just passed the Bar Exams

Duterte falsely claims Hague ruling issued during Aquino presidency

'Aquino filed an arbitration case, we won, he was still there. Bakit hindi niya ginawa kung 'yan ang gusto ng mga yellow?' says President Rodrigo Duterte

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When Duterte dines with media

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 8:25 AM, Sep 02, 2017
Updated 12:20 PM, Sep 02, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte may publicly threaten media companies but he also invites their reporters to dinner

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Meet Peterson Poon, Harry Roque's incoming deputy spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte's newest spokesman is a multi-awarded public speaker who just passed the Bar Exams

Duterte falsely claims Hague ruling issued during Aquino presidency

'Aquino filed an arbitration case, we won, he was still there. Bakit hindi niya ginawa kung 'yan ang gusto ng mga yellow?' says President Rodrigo Duterte

More stories

Questions PCOO has to answer about its bloggers accreditation policy

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 11:00 AM, Aug 12, 2017
Updated 8:54 PM, Aug 11, 2017

Vague wording and lack of appreciation for realities of presidential coverage plague PCOO's interim social media policy

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Meet Peterson Poon, Harry Roque's incoming deputy spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte's newest spokesman is a multi-awarded public speaker who just passed the Bar Exams

Duterte falsely claims Hague ruling issued during Aquino presidency

'Aquino filed an arbitration case, we won, he was still there. Bakit hindi niya ginawa kung 'yan ang gusto ng mga yellow?' says President Rodrigo Duterte

More stories

A good conversation with a Duterte supporter

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 10:30 AM, Aug 05, 2017
Updated 3:22 PM, Aug 05, 2017

We argued, we debated, and then we shook hands

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Meet Peterson Poon, Harry Roque's incoming deputy spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte's newest spokesman is a multi-awarded public speaker who just passed the Bar Exams

Duterte falsely claims Hague ruling issued during Aquino presidency

'Aquino filed an arbitration case, we won, he was still there. Bakit hindi niya ginawa kung 'yan ang gusto ng mga yellow?' says President Rodrigo Duterte

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Code of Ethics for gov't officials applies to Mocha Uson's blog

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 8:37 PM, May 12, 2017
Updated 8:37 PM, May 12, 2017

Newly appointed assistant secretary Mocha Uson can no longer 'misbehave' in her blog

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Meet Peterson Poon, Harry Roque's incoming deputy spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte's newest spokesman is a multi-awarded public speaker who just passed the Bar Exams

Duterte falsely claims Hague ruling issued during Aquino presidency

'Aquino filed an arbitration case, we won, he was still there. Bakit hindi niya ginawa kung 'yan ang gusto ng mga yellow?' says President Rodrigo Duterte

More stories

Is Duterte's '4 million drug addicts' a 'real number'?

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 10:30 AM, May 06, 2017
Updated 11:40 PM, May 08, 2017

The government holds a #RealNumbersPH forum but fails to justify the continued use of the '4 million drug addicts' figure

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Meet Peterson Poon, Harry Roque's incoming deputy spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte's newest spokesman is a multi-awarded public speaker who just passed the Bar Exams

Duterte falsely claims Hague ruling issued during Aquino presidency

'Aquino filed an arbitration case, we won, he was still there. Bakit hindi niya ginawa kung 'yan ang gusto ng mga yellow?' says President Rodrigo Duterte

More stories

Resist the trolls, resist the hate

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 8:00 AM, May 03, 2017
Updated 11:43 PM, May 08, 2017

When trolls win, everyone, including those who support President Duterte, loses

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Meet Peterson Poon, Harry Roque's incoming deputy spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte's newest spokesman is a multi-awarded public speaker who just passed the Bar Exams

Duterte falsely claims Hague ruling issued during Aquino presidency

'Aquino filed an arbitration case, we won, he was still there. Bakit hindi niya ginawa kung 'yan ang gusto ng mga yellow?' says President Rodrigo Duterte

More stories

Duterte's imagined 2017 New Year's resolutions

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 9:30 AM, Dec 28, 2016
Updated 12:35 PM, Dec 28, 2016

In an alternate universe, what would President Rodrigo Duterte's New Year's resolutions sound like?

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Meet Peterson Poon, Harry Roque's incoming deputy spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte's newest spokesman is a multi-awarded public speaker who just passed the Bar Exams

Duterte falsely claims Hague ruling issued during Aquino presidency

'Aquino filed an arbitration case, we won, he was still there. Bakit hindi niya ginawa kung 'yan ang gusto ng mga yellow?' says President Rodrigo Duterte

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How media groups wrote about Duterte’s rant vs Obama

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 9:41 PM, Sep 07, 2016
Updated 9:42 PM, Sep 07, 2016

Journalists used to covering Duterte know he has a tendency to talk about different topics one after the other, leaving journalists or the public to determine what he meant by certain statements

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Meet Peterson Poon, Harry Roque's incoming deputy spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte's newest spokesman is a multi-awarded public speaker who just passed the Bar Exams

Duterte falsely claims Hague ruling issued during Aquino presidency

'Aquino filed an arbitration case, we won, he was still there. Bakit hindi niya ginawa kung 'yan ang gusto ng mga yellow?' says President Rodrigo Duterte

More stories
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