Earlier this month, McDonald’s Philippines released yet another conspicuous video advertisement that seemingly struck an appeal to the youth couples and millenials in general.
The paradoxical disposition of the media to instigate public attention lies in its ability to popularize a social phenomenon.
Lil, you have reached a point in your life when your eyes are cast into the far horizon with the eagerness of one who longs to find his place in the sun.
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.
The 2016 elections usher a leap in both form and substance of the campaign trail. There had not been so intense and dynamic participation of people in the history of Philippine electoral exercises than these.
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.
What happened in Kidapawan was utterly ugly. The turn of events further exposes the current administration’s neglect on our people’s right to food, what is uglier is that those who feed this nation cannot eat.
The elections that just passed, for all the rewarding feelings it has rendered me and multi-million others for catapulting Mayor Rody Duterte to the Presidency, is still unacceptable as a “democratic” political exercise.
The elections are almost over and we expect a symbolic turnaround in power hours from now.
Mayor Digong Duterte speaks from the podium of the people’s aspirations. His campaign slogan “Tapang at Malasakit” is just what the poor masses of the people has waited for all these years they have been cast aside in the periphery of oligarchic governance.