Internet, Media, News

Palace denies hand in summons against Rappler CEO and 2 others

21 Jan , 2018  

The Malacanang palace on Saturday made known an official denial it has got no hand in the subpoenas issued by the National Bureau of Investigation to online xocial news network publisher Rappler chief executive officer (CEO) Maria Ressa and two others over cybercrime raps, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Saturday. Ressa, including former Rappler […]

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Media, Travel, TV, Video, World

TV host makes fake commercial about United Airlines and it is funny and sad

12 Apr , 2017  

American TV host makes fake commercial about United Airlines and it is funny and sad. Thank you Jimmy Kimmel for placing on the front row seat the flight of the obviously Asian man on that United Airlines plane. When already the details of the incident had been swarm-broadcasted on cable and free channels, more TV […]

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Media, Social Media, Video

Jollibee Valentine marketing video series catch fancy of netizens

12 Feb , 2017  

Jollibee launched these marketing videos that caught the fancy of viewers and bit into the hype of the strategy. Now an instant hit, the viral Valentine video series is the talk of netizens this side of the world wide web. Now watch the video and then tell us your candid reaction. Crush: Date Vow ATPV […]

Media, Nation, News

Pooled Editorial: The President and The Press

29 Jun , 2016  

Regrettably, the conversation between President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and the news media has turned sharp and shrill. All but lost in the noise is the two parties’ common duty in law and tradition to serve and to inform the Filipino people on issues, events and policies that affect their interest and welfare. A president—all at once […]

Media, News

I am a Filipino. I am a writer. Our tools are vigilance and memory

6 May , 2016  

I am a Filipino. I am a writer. Our tools are vigilance and memory. A growing number of writers and journalists gathered their thoughts together for a united statement. And sharing here is the English only version, although it has a Tagalog translation. A MANIFESTO I am a Filipino writer. I am one among journalists, […]

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Media, News, NOAH

Three abused Pinoy ‘gimmick’ self-serving call names used by media networks

1 Jan , 2016  

Kapamilya. Kapuso. Kapatid. Three abused ‘gimmick’ played on Pinoys but self-serving call names used by media networks. Just for the fun of it, we checked out the Wikipedia, and here’s what we found. Kapamilya. In the context of human society, a group of people affiliated by consaguinity, affinity or co-residence. Members of the immediate family […]

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Media, News, TV, Video

Wow! Unseen audition footage of Filipino Fitri Cerado for AGT

16 May , 2015  

Who was that girl that did not make it to Asia’s Got Talent with a very good singing voice? Watch here as young Fitri Cerado sings under the accompaniment of panel judge member David Foster. She may return for the future audition given the positive feedback earned. What a voice. By the time she returns, […]

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Media, News, TV, Video

Malacanang lauds El Gamma, 2 others but missed Junior New System

15 May , 2015  

MANILA, May 15 – Malacanang on Friday laud El Gamma Penumbra, a Filipino shadow play group, for winning the grand finals of Asia’s GotTalent on Thursday night at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. ”We praise the group of El Gamma Penumbra for their success as champion of Asia’s Got Talent in Singapore,” Communications Secretary […]

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Media, News, TV, Video

Together AGT finalists perform and share the stage on results night

15 May , 2015  

And then, the final show begins with the finalists on the limelight. Watch and enjoy the results night of Asia’s got Talent. Finalists Perform Together For Opening Act in Asia’s Got Talent Grand Final Results Show. All video and photograb courtesy of Asia’s Got Talent. ATPV 2,135

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Media, News, TV, Video, World

Watch: Asia’s Got Talent showcase a powerhouse of Filipino talents

8 May , 2015  

Asia’s Got Talent showcase a powerhouse of Filipino Talents Sharing videos of phenomenal performance of contestant-talents from the Philippines, Gerphil Flores, El Gamma Penumbra, Junior New System and Gwyneth Dorado. Don’t forget to vote for them. Asia’s Got Talent (AGT) is the regional version of the Got Talent franchise airing on AXN Asia. It is […]

Entertainment, Manila, Media, News

Malacanang lauds Pacquiao despite losing the bout with Mayweather Jr.

4 May , 2015  

MANILA, May 4 — The Palace on Sunday lauded Manny Pacquiao despite losing the Welterweight belt to American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Filipinos can hold their heads up high: our national pride, Congressman Manny Pacquiao, did us all proud when he stood his ground against one of […]

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Media, News, World

World Welterweight Championship: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Paquiao

3 May , 2015  

The World Welterweight Championship between Manny Paquiao, the reigning WBO World Welterweight champion (57-5, 38KOs) and undefeated WBC & WBA World Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather. The judges had it 118-110, 116-112, 116-112. Mayweather won. Here’s Manny Pacquiao: It was a good fight. I got him many times. I saw the punches. I thought I won […]

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Media, News, Video, World

No free live stream of Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather bout

3 May , 2015  

Sharing here the video on the full weigh-in of Manny Paquiao and Floyd Mayweather from MGM Grand, Las Vegas. For netizens, do not expect to find any free livestream of the actual fight as there will be none. In the United States the Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather 2015 live stream free sites were blocked […]

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Ilocos, Luzon, Media, News

Sculpture of Panday joins Elsa of Himala in Ilocos Norte sand dunes

29 Apr , 2015  

LAOAG CITY, Apr. 29 – The popular Ilocos Norte sand dunes is turning fast into the destination of select Philippine cinema’s finest and iconic characters. After Nora Aunor’s ‘Elsa’ sculpture from the internationally-acclaimed movie ‘Himala’ (Miracle), another image of a film character, ‘Flavio’ in the fantasy film series ‘Ang Panday’ will rise amidst Ilocos Norte’s […]

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Media, News, Social Media, World

Watch the 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer

22 Jan , 2015  

Watch 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer. Sharing and watch here the 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer. The tenure of reigning Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler of Venezuela was over extended beyond one year. Logically, the 63rd Miss Universe pageant will crown the new (sic) “Miss Universe 2014” but the finals night will happen […]

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Media, News, Social Media

Facebook to sanitize newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes

21 Jan , 2015  

What’s new on Facebook? Facebook to sanitize newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes. The giant social network site is more intent than ever in sanitizing its unstoppable newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes, scams like deliberate false or untrue news stories. But instead of reviewing content and determine on the accuracy, Facebook users will be handed the […]

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Media, News, Religion, Social Media, World

Have you read Pope Francis tweets? The latest about PH

20 Jan , 2015  

With a growing number in followers (now 5.32 million), Pope Francis twits are viral. The Holy Father has been sending tweets since February of 2012. Fresh from his Apostolic Visit of the Philippines and Sri Lanka, his tweets are profound and far reaching. Sa aking mga kaibigan sa Sri Lanka at Pilipinas: Naway pagpalain kayo […]

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Entertainment, Media, News, Tech News, TV

Big network earns $25-million from anti-piracy suit

3 Jan , 2015  

One of the Philippine’s leading media conglomerate earns another favorable ruling for its anti-piracy cases. This time it is worth $25 million! The media group of ABS-CBN Corporation, ABS-CBN Film Productions (Star Cinema) and ABS-CBN International received a judgment for $25 million in the U. S. Federal Court in the Southern District of Florida against […]

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Entertainment, Media, News, Tech News, TV

ABS-CBN files $12-M suit against online pirates

1 Dec , 2014  

OFWs, netizens and those watching popular television shows and programs for free using their personal computers or laptops, has to read this. TV-movie conglomerate ABS-CBN Corporation, ABS-CBNfilm Productions, Inc. and ABS-CBN International has filed suit in US Federal District Court in Florida against 18 pirate sites for damages of over $12 million resulting from infringement […]

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Entertainment, Media, News

Maraming Salamat at Pagpalain Kayo ng Diyos – Nora Aunor

30 Jun , 2014  

Maraming Salamat at Pagpalain Kayo ng Diyos – Nora Aunor After the brouhaha on P-Noy’s failure to recognize how to measure an artist’s overwhelming contribution to the national identity and withheld the National Artist Award to Bicolana Superstar Nora Aunor (Nora Villamayor in real life), the diminutive actor broke her silence with this message: Gusto […]

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Media, News

CNN host Anderson Cooper get praise from Malacanang

17 Nov , 2013  

Malacanang on Sunday welcomed the tribute that CNN anchor Anderson Cooper paid to Filipinos affected by super typhoon “Yolanda.” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. said it was indeed good that Cooper thanked Filipinos for showing others how to live. “Ikinalulugod po natin ang patuloy na pagpapahayag ng suporta ng iba’t ibang […]

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Media, News, Video, Weather Stories

Watch CNN’s Anderson Cooper report about chaos in Tacloban

14 Nov , 2013  

Watch CNN’s Anderson Cooper report about chaos in Tacloban. This is a video aired earlier than the interviews conducted by Christianne Amapour with President Benigno Simeon Aquino III and Andrew Steven with Mar Roxas. There is no telling a lie now, all these confirmed the ineptness on how the government side flip flops in handling […]

Media, nuBLOGGER

The Convergence of PH Media Ownership Leans Toward Synergy of Monopoly

15 Jun , 2013  

However or whatever whatchamacallit, it will always be viewed and perceived as the big capital consolidating ownership of print, broadcast and media as drive towards monopoly, control and discretion on dispersing content and media information. Take a look at the giant PLDT Group which owns TV channel 5 by way of MediaQuest Holdings Inc. MediaQuest […]

Footnotes, Media, News

Remembering the Silver Era of regional tabloids thru Balalong and Naga Times

10 Jun , 2013  

Who can recall the era of Bicol newspapers Balalong and Naga Times? They were all published and edited in the city of Naga for regional consumption. During the tumultuous years of the Martial Law era and beyond, the free press in the region was exemplified by the two publications as with other struggling tabloids in […]

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