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Pia Ranada

Does Duterte fulfill the dictator criteria? This book can help us find out

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 10:00 AM, Jul 20, 2019
Updated 3:10 PM, Jul 22, 2019

'How Democracies Die' by Levitsky and Ziblatt identifies signs of a budding authoritarian and steps they take to subvert democracies. How does Rodrigo Duterte measure up to their criteria?

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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

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[OPINION] Making press freedom an election issue

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 11:00 AM, May 03, 2019
Updated 5:27 PM, May 04, 2019

Your vote can protect a free and independent Philippine media

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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

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One year banned from President Duterte’s events

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 7:00 PM, Feb 20, 2019
Updated 9:40 PM, Feb 20, 2019

All Rappler reporters, including provincial correspondents, have been barred from covering the President for an entire year. This sets a worrying precedent that threatens press freedom.

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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

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How a Duterte supporter fell out of love with the President

Published in Ridge to Reef
Published 9:30 AM, Jun 30, 2018
Updated 1:32 AM, Jan 03, 2019

'The hardest part is admitting that the man you thought he was is different from the man he is,' says a Duterte supporter who has decided to become a critic

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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

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[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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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

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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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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

More stories

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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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

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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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

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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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

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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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Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

Russian propaganda arm RT to train PH gov't media

Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official

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