Guided by scant literature on alternative and critical media, a couple of common keywords constitute the formation of alternative media in the areas of media audience, news themes and issues, and, purpose and functions.
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The media workers, notably those immersed in the community media including alternative, grassroots-based and advocacy journalism, are part of the communal force of the working class.
The elections are almost over and we expect a symbolic turnaround in power hours from now.
The media is indeed an arena of struggle. As a political and economically-driven social institution, it provides a space for the production of multiple viewpoints of diverse fields of interest.
Heckling is culturally embedded in Philippine politics. It is popularly construed as disturbance of a current activity through interrupting, questioning or shouting at the other party as in the case of disrupting a speech of a political figure.
The State in collusion with its mining capitalist-conspirators deploys military and paramilitary forces to ensure elitist economic gains from mining and mineral explorations. As a result of militarization, the Lumad had to be displaced from their ancestral lands. And born out of this is the formation of culture of resistance.