US TV networks stop live coverage of Trump address due to ‘lies’

Agence France Presse 11/06/2020

WASHINGTON–Several US TV networks late Thursday halted live coverage of Donald Trump’s first public appearance since election night after concluding that the president was spreading disinformation. Trump unleashed a flood of incendiary and unsubstantiated claims in a…

Lies are not historical revisionism

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 09/09/2020

How will the current Senate vote when the House of Representatives transmits House Bill No. 7137—“AN ACT DECLARING SEPTEMBER 11 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE IN COMMEMORATION OF THE…

Pimentel: Martial law victims best proof vs Enrile lies

Inquirer 09/23/2018

Filipinos who lived through martial law should debunk claims there were no arrests, torture and killings during the 21-year rule of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III also reminded educators that they were…

Sifting through the lies

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/24/2018

TRUTH SHALL PREVAIL CONCLUSION It may not be as engaging as fiction. Some even consider it unattractive and dull. But truth, like the soul, shall endure; while the rest will be swept away. “At present, truth is…

Sifting through the lies

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/23/2018

PART 4 THINK BEFORE YOU CLICK With over 50,000 followers on Twitter, Timmy (not his real name) was considered a social media “influencer.” He was subsequently hired by a public relations agency for its online marketing operations,…

Sifting through the lies

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/22/2018

Truth be told Don’t be misled. In a time where lies and deceit abound, Filipinos are called to shun all kinds of falsehoods and choose the way of the truth. “We know that different kinds of information…

New laws and regulations needed

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/21/2018

SIFTING THROUGH THE LIES PART 2 Except for an outdated law on false information, the Philippines has no existing regulations that present clear-cut policies against the proliferation of bogus news. “The spread of fake news is very…

Sifting through the lies

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/20/2018

TRUTH VS. DECEIT As the lights turned red, Fr. Roberto “Bobby” Ebisa stepped on his car brakes and calmly glanced at his cellular phone. The text message was too hard to ignore. “Have you any idea about…

Danica Sotto-Pingris: ‘I was a liar’

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/29/2017

IF YOU ask Danica Sotto-Pingris about her past life as the daughter of two of the biggest names in show business, she would cringe and say, “I was such a liar! Nakakahiya (It’s a shame)!” “I was…

Robredo decries lies being spread about her

Inquirer.net 03/26/2017

DAGUPAN CITY—Feeling she was being persecuted, Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday said people continued to spread lies about her and her family through the mainstream and social media. “The leadership journey (on which) I have embarked…

Lies we fabricate to fool ourselves

12/20/2016

The nature and immensity of the sociopolitical and economic problems we face are universally recognized, and their causes are analyzed extensively. Some of the solutions are even known. Yet we have not moved an inch toward mature…

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