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P5.7M in donations go to Bong Go ‘social media boosting’ for 2019 polls

Jul 19, 2019 - 6:28 PM

Three persons made the ‘in kind’ contributions, according to the senator-elect’s Statement of Contributions and Expenditure

Go buckles down to work: Neophyte Senator Christopher “Bong” Go shows the copy of the summary of the first batch of the bills he filed at the Senate Tuesday. This includes the imposition of death penalty through lethal injection for illegal drug cases and plunder. (PRIB Photo by Cesar Tomambo/July 2, 2019).

What makes a good political advertisement?

May 12, 2019 - 4:17 PM

When it comes to political advertisements and campaigning in general, some candidates play the game better than others

Samira Gutoc airs TV ad a week before May 13 polls

May 07, 2019 - 3:05 PM

Marawi civic leader Samira Gutoc speaks in a mild-mannered way in her TV ad, unlike her usual feisty campaign speeches

FIRST AND ONLY AD. Marawi civic leader Samira Gutoc introduces herself to voters in her new TV ad. Screenshot from Gutoc's Facebook page

Otso Diretso’s lower-ranking bets release TV ads over Holy Week

Apr 22, 2019 - 6:47 PM

(UPDATED) Gary Alejano, Chel Diokno, Erin Tañada and Romy Macalintal air their ads on television.

TV ADS. With only 21 days until the elections, the lower-ranked bets of Otso Diretso are only just beginning to air television ads. Screenshots from ads

Comelec aims for more PWD-friendly, gender-sensitive ads in 2019 elections

Feb 05, 2019 - 9:00 AM

The poll body also urges candidates and political parties to use environment-friendly materials in their campaign paraphernalia

Comelec to monitor social media influencers campaigning for candidates

Feb 04, 2019 - 4:12 PM

Under the poll body's campaign rules, paid influencers will be required to report to Comelec the payments for their online posts whether for or against a candidate

New ‘Otso Diretso’ ad: Who will benefit from your vote?

Jan 23, 2019 - 10:23 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo appears at the end of the video and asks, 'Ikaw, para kanino ang boto mo?'

OTSO DIRETSO. The 8 senatorial candidates of the opposition coalition appear for the first time together in a political ad. Screenshot from the Otso Diretso's Facebook page

Facebook boosts ad transparency as it braces for Brazil, U.S. elections

Jun 29, 2018 - 9:21 AM

With the update, users will be able to see all ads a page is running on Facebook, Instagram or Messenger via the 'Info and Ads' tab

FACEBOOK. The logo of the social networking website is displayed on a computer. File photo by Leon Neal/AFP

Duterte-Cayetano ad warns vs enemies of 'true change'

Jan 29, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The latest television ad of the tandem says those discrediting them are enemies of the change they want to bring to the country

TANDEM AD. A new Duterte-Cayetano ad warns against attempts to resist the 'true change' they promise to bring about in the country. Screengrab from Facebook

ABS-CBN confident of P2B target despite decline in earnings

Nov 11, 2014 - 6:23 PM

ABS CBN continues to book a decline in earnings as of end September 2014 but its strong performance in core businesses cushions the downtrend

The Eugenio Lopez Jr Communication Center in ABS-CBN. Image courtesy of wikipedia.com