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GMA Network workers hope to inspire others to 'fight for their rights'

Feb 27, 2019 - 9:58 AM

With its latest victory at the Court of Appeals, the Talents Association of GMA Network calls on fellow industry workers 'to not be scared, and to not give up'

ANOTHER VICTORY. The Talents Association of GMA (TAG) welcomes another victory on their regularization case against broadcast giant GMA Network. File photo by Faye Sales

GMA Network workers win regularization case at Court of Appeals

Feb 26, 2019 - 1:50 PM

'After review of the records, we reach the conclusion that the private respondents are regular employees of petitioner GMA,' says the CA’s Special 14th Division

CANDLE-LIGHTING. Candles are lit and prayers offered to raise awareness on widespread contractualization in the country. Photo by Faye Sales

Propaganda war: Weaponizing the internet

Oct 03, 2016 - 7:00 PM

In the Philippines, paid trolls, fallacious reasoning, leaps in logic, poisoning the well – these are only some of the propaganda techniques that have helped shift public opinion on key issues

ABS-CBN probes 'rudeness' complaint vs Doris Bigornia

May 13, 2016 - 2:23 PM

A Davao based GMA7 reporter airs his complaint against the veteran journalist in a Facebook post

VETERAN JOURNALIST AND HER CREW. Doris Bigornia is being investigated by her news network. Photo from Doris Bigornia's Twitter page

Megan Young gets Marian Rivera's blessing for 'MariMar' role

Aug 23, 2015 - 4:24 PM

Marian who played the MariMar in the 2007 gives her blessing to Megan who will step into the role on Monday August 24

Ramon Ang, Gozon group reach settlement

Aug 13, 2015 - 12:17 PM

UPDATED GMA Network head Felipe L Gozon agrees to return the P1 billion downpayment to the businessman

Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/ Rappler

GMA's Gozon open to 'reasonable settlement' with Ramon Ang

Aug 06, 2015 - 7:33 PM

Meanwhile GMA Network is scheduled to meet with PLDT and continues to negotiate with Globe Telecom for content distribution

'SMART BUSINESSMAN'. "Mr. Ang is a very smart and experienced businessman. It will be very hard to defraud him" GMA's Felipe Gozon says. In the photo are the executives of GMA Network. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/ Rappler

Ramon Ang negotiated in bad faith, says GMA's Gozon

Aug 05, 2015 - 4:20 PM

UPDATED GMA Network Chairman and CEO Felipe L Gozon says he s keeping the P1 billion downpayment from Ang for damages

Ramon Ang slaps GMA's Gozon with estafa complaint

Aug 03, 2015 - 2:34 PM

2nd UPDATE The business tycoon says the Gozons never returned his P1 billion downpayment for the purchase of a minority stake in the broadcast network despite the breakdown of talks

Ai-Ai delas Alas signs contract with GMA 7

Apr 16, 2015 - 10:55 AM

Ai Ai signs a two year exclusive contract with the network

Pakistan massacre, Bilibid VIPs, dirty money | The wRap

Dec 17, 2014 - 7:30 PM

The Taliban massacre 141 in a school in Pakistan On prison VIPs – the Palace says it can’t be fixed overnight The Philippines is the 15th largest exporter of dirty money

Maria Ressa is Rotary Club of Manila's Journalist of the Year

May 22, 2014 - 5:07 PM

The first Rotary club in Asia also recognizes 6 other individuals and 6 media organizations

JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa receiving her award from the Rotary Club of Manila. Photo by Rappler

Netizens on Arnold Clavio: '#medyorude'

Nov 05, 2013 - 8:50 PM

Arnold Clavio trends on Twitter again This time it s over how he treats the lawyer of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles

A step out of the closet

Jul 19, 2013 - 10:26 AM

My Husband’s Lover is a necessary stage in Philippine television It successfully hit the glass ceiling—it just failed to break it


Jessica Soho to Vice Ganda: 'This isn't about me'

May 29, 2013 - 4:37 PM

Jessica Soho acknowledges Vice Ganda s public apology

APOLOGY ACKNOWLEDGED. Jessica Soho hopes Vice Ganda's apology was done with pure intentions. Image from 'State of the Nation' Facebook page

SC allows Cayetano to intervene in airtime limits case

Mar 19, 2013 - 4:37 PM

The re electionist senator will join TV networks GMA7 and TV5 in arguing against the Comelec s rule that allows a candidate to place only a total of 120 minutes of TV ads in all stations

ABS-CBN: GMA7 libel case has no basis

Feb 18, 2013 - 4:41 PM

It is unfortunate that the respondents are being pilloried as criminals ABS CBN says

SHOWBITZ: Sarah Lahbati vs GMA7 - It ain’t over (Part 3)

Jan 10, 2013 - 6:19 PM

Sarah Lahbati insists that GMA 7 has not paid her for her projects

SHOWBITZ: GMA7: 'Sarah Lahbati violated her contract'

Jan 09, 2013 - 2:01 PM

The station is firm about the actress committing a breach

BREACH OF CONTRACT. GMA7 maintains that Sarah Lahbati violated her contract that will end on February 2015

MVP: Globe, ABS-CBN are copycats

Nov 06, 2012 - 6:33 PM

The two rival business groups may pursue a convergence strategy similar to the one Pangilinan created between TV5 and PLDT

The killer no woman likes to talk about

Oct 09, 2012 - 6:46 PM

Filmmaker Marilou Diaz Abaya lost her battle to breast cancer on Breast Cancer Awareness Month Rappler urges all women to be vigilant against the disease: check yourself NOW

GMA 7's SARAH LAHBATI is the new face of breast cancer awareness

GMA7's regional approach aims to capture more ad sales

Aug 22, 2012 - 8:16 PM

GMA7 is trying to capture more advertising revenue with a more local approach to programing

CONTROL. GMA Network Felipe Gozon (2nd from left) says the controlling families of the network are will to divest all their stake in the network if the deal with Pangilinan-led group pushes through. Photo by Katherine Visconti

How 'Rufa' broke Dolphy's death

Jul 11, 2012 - 11:19 AM

Confusion momentarily ensued on Twitter as news organizations and netizens tried to verify the news of Dolphy s death

GMA-7 stock sizzles amid talk of sale

Jul 10, 2012 - 8:36 AM

Year to date stock in GMA 7 has shot up 61 more than twice the growth of the Philippine Stock Exchange index and at least thrice the increase in rival network ABS CBN s

JBC drafts live coverage guidelines

Jun 25, 2012 - 4:39 PM

The JBC is open to suggestions from the media

Lopez: ABS-CBN not for sale, unfazed by GMA7-TV5 potential deal

Jun 21, 2012 - 4:45 PM

The chairman of ABS CBN Corp told shareholders that the media industry leader is confident of its position despite potential ownership changes among competitors

TV5-GMA7 deal 'final' by end-2012, says MVP

Jun 14, 2012 - 5:42 PM

Two issues need to be addressed for this deal to push through: an agreement on price share size and other deal details between GMA 7 and TV5; and a go signal from the government

Netizens react to TV5-GMA7 'merger'

Jun 04, 2012 - 1:24 AM

A few minutes after a breaking news on the supposed confirmation of the long rumored merger between two major media companies in the country was posted online reactions flooded the social media space

Azkals: Victors or Victims?

Mar 21, 2012 - 9:28 PM

Netizens discuss racism in the country yet again Does it really exist?

AZKALS. Are they victims of racial discrimination?