The Dutertes’ political theater

The Dutertes’ political theater By Fidel Feria The Dutertes have played around with the electoral process as though they owned the franchise. The rules never stopped persons who had no intention of actually running for the position but these were little known...

Aid distribution mess

MUDDLING THROUGH COVID Numbers Social Amelioration Mass Testing Contact Tracing Flattening the Curve Medical Frontliners Transportation Education NOTHING WAS more telling about the degree of government incompetence than its failure to implement the first round of...

Muddling Through

MUDDLING THROUGH COVID Numbers Social Amelioration Mass Testing Contact Tracing Flattening the Curve Medical Frontliners Transportation Education THE PUBLIC went blind into life under lockdown, with little guidance about how they were supposed to manage the loss of...

Continuing the fight for the Maguindanao 58

RENEWED VIGILANCE NEEDED: Continuing the fight for Ampatuan 58 by  Atty. Melanie Y. Pinlac THE CONVICTION OF five Ampatuans (Andal Jr. “Datu Unsay”, Zaldy, Anwar Sajid “Datu Ulo”, Anwar “DatuIpi”, Anwar Sr.) and 38 others for planning and executing the November 23,...

The Cacophony of Facts-Only Churnalism

FIRST PERSON Cacophony of facts-only churnalism CAMILLE DIOLA Diola is the editor of  Philstar.com and Interaksyon. Her views do not reflect those of her employer.     THE FLURRY of headlines has been overwhelmingly of tired templates — sound bite angles,...