OCTA Research, "a polling, research and consulting firm", as described in its website, is under attack from some quarters for telling people that there is another surge in Covid cases and what is needed is another lockdown. I am glad that there is criticism, but the attack is against OCTA and not against the government.… Continue reading The OCTA Case: Should lockdowns be the only weapon against rising Covid19 cases?
JSAP STATEMENT: The Journalism Studies Association of the Philippines (JSAP) denounces the actions of the Congressional Committee on Legislative Franchises which denied the franchise renewal of the most capable media organization in the country. JSAP asks the Filipino people to be vigilant and to guard our individual and collective rights and freedoms. House… Continue reading JSAP denounces Congress’s denial of ABSCBN’s franchise renewal
During the current electoral process, I’ve been posting notes on Facebook. Here are my FB posts including my own comments starting from the Congressional Inquiry on the Electoral Reform: Jamal Ashley Abbas Oh my, just finished watching the Congressional inquiry on the elections. The electronic cheating appears pervasive. This is what I've been saying all… Continue reading Election Notes on Facebook: Congressional Inquiry
During the current electoral process, I've been posting notes on Facebook. Here are my FB posts including my own comments: Jamal Ashley Abbas Hah! Now they are complaining. The Survey meisters have been lording over the election and political scene for decades now. Unless these survey meisters be prohibited from making pronouncements during election periods,… Continue reading Election Notes on Facebook: pre-Election Day