The Misleading Headlines of GMA7’s and News5’s “Gov’t Keyboard Army” Story

The news websites of GMA7 and News5 published articles with the misleading claim that Washington based NGO Freedom House had published a report where it said that the Duterte Administration was employing “keyboard armies”. But no where in the Freedom House report titled “Freedom on the Net 2017″ was it specifically and clearly stated that the […]

ABS-CBN’s “Flesh-Eating Disease” Hoax Takes a Sadly Predictable Turn

So the story goes like this: Sometime in April of last year, a self-styled “prophet” — an Indian man whose name is either “Sadhu Sundar Selvaraj” or “Vincent” — of a hiterto unheard-of religious organization called Jesus Ministries delivered a fire-and-brimstone sermon to a gathering in the Cuneta Astrodome, in which he prophesied, among other […]

CNN Is Proud of the Filipino/ Paul Walker Heroics Bola Lang Yan

    “What a fool believes, he sees” – The Doobie Brothers   My Strategic Management professor was good at what he did. He has seen it all. Putting the finishing touches on MBA students in the classroom before they face their grilling in front of three professors. Part of this prep includes grilling students […]

Back to the Future 27th June 2012 hoax was fun anyway

All day on the 27th June 2012, Facebook social media star George Takei (2.1 million FB subscribers and Mr Sulu in the original Star Trek) no less was among the hundreds of netizens who passed around what looked like an image of the dashboard of Marty McFly’s (played by Michael J Fox) and Doc’s iconic […]