Category Archives: Blog Watch

Nick Perlas on platforms and the Ampatuan (Maguindano) Massacre

Wednesday, 25 November 2009 | Written by

I see it in Twitter, Plurk, Facebook and blogs.  The outrage is all over the internet. No to Maguindanao Massacre. Pat Dayrit, a Twitter follower gasps: Oh my god. The politics of this country is appalling. A Facebook Friend posts at her wall: Mangudadatu told reporters, referring to Ampatuan Jr. and his gunmen. “My wife’s private parts were slashed four…Read More »

Know your ballot

Tuesday, 17 November 2009 | Written by

To practice voting in the special ballots for automation, download sample ballots for non-ARMM and ARMM areas at the Comelec website or if the Comelec site is slow, download ballot template for ARMM and non-ARMM areas. I was invited to attend the Bagong Botante event last November 13 together with other bloggers. This was an event I was itching to…Read More »

Look beyond survey results

Monday, 16 November 2009 | Written by

The May 2010 elections are less than six months away  and we are now shown three sets of survey results from various sources. 1. A superficial glance at the Social Weather Survey’s (SWS) third quarter report shows that Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III is leading the polls, garnering 60 percent of the respondents “votes.”  The next most popular successor was Senator…Read More »

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