Thinking Pinoy RJ Nieto Should Apologize for Unfairly Criticizing Andanar

Unlike most opinion writers and radio commentators who established their credibility as journalists first, Thinking Pinoy RJ Nieto seems to have leap-frogged and landed a spot as one of DWIZ Karambola’s radio commentators. Not that this signifies that Nieto possesses any remarkable talent or rare gift of intellect. Talent and intellectual prowess are self evident […]

Squeaky Wheel RJ Nieto Should Stop Blaming The DFA and PCOO for the ICC Prelim Exam

With a supporter like RJ Nieto, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte won’t need enemies. In his over DESPERATION to win some credibility as a journalist and project himself as being someone who has highly placed sources in Malacanang, he is wittingly or unwittingly giving the impression that President Duterte’s cabinet is in disarray. This goes against […]

Harry Roque should speak in plain language to avoid confusing Filipinos

The on-going hoo-ha over certain fears that certain spokespersons would “throw hollow blocks” (or cinder blocks, a popular low-cost building material used in the Philippines) on the heads of certain noted reporters from one of the big mainstream media outlets who, in turn, is threatening legal action against certain pro-administration bloggers for suggesting such an […]

President Duterte Should Appoint ThinkingPinoy RJ Nieto as his Communications Secretary

After seeing him and his fan on GRP repeatedly brag about the size of their social media reach and engagement, it’s high time for President Rodrigo Duterte to seriously consider replacing Martin Andanar with RJ Nieto. What would make Nieto think he is better than Andanar? Apart from his social media influence, he insinuates that […]

Philippine mainstream media in all-out effort to bury #CocoyGate ‘fake news’ scandal!

Back in October 2016, Rappler CEO Maria Ressa wrote about how an army of trolls have “weaponized the Internet” and that she is the protagonist in a “propaganda war” waged by an enemy that is “chipping away at facts, using half-truths that fabricate an alternative reality by merging the power of bots and fake accounts […]

Here’s why it’s hard to feel sorry for ‘unmasked’ anonymous bloggers…

It’s a jungle out there, so goes the words of caution that we, our elders, and friends often throw out. Once we step outside our comfort zones, we soon realize – usually the hard way – that the world outside them is unforgiving, brutal, and not for the faint of heart. Whatever rules and conventions […]

People are asking the WRONG questions about Rappler’s financial performance

Some buzz of late has surrounded “social news network” site Rappler in light of “explosive” revelations issued by blogger Thinking Pinoy in his analysis of financial statements “leaked” to him by pals from the Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The main aspects of Rey Joseph Nieto’s a.k.a. Thinking Pinoy‘s analysis of these documents that […]