Category On Public Affairs

Bohol Earthquake Victims: Chosen Beneficiary of P1-Million Prize of 1st UNTV CUP Grand Champion Team Judiciary

Originally posted on Under the Radar Stories:
Team Judiciary, which was declared the First UNTV CUP Grand Champion on Tuesday, will donate their P1-Million cash prize to the earthquake victims in Bohol. Team Judiciary won the first UNTV CUP Grand Champion with 83-86-83 score over Team PNP. (From: https://www.facebook.com/sis.evangeline) With a score of 86, the…

Just Another Manic Monday?

You got to hand it to the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) to make a scene out of an already manic day. Suspended classes, heavy traffic, and people fainting on the streets are the least scenarios one would expect of a public service initiative.

20 Deadliest Mass Shootings in the U.S. and Its Wicked Causes

In the sad rise of yet another mass shooting in the US on September 16, CNN releases a list of the 20 deadliest mass shootings in the country’s history.

UNTV: First and Foremost is Public Service

“I would encourage all networks, that we’ll be together in giving assistance to our fellowmen with regards to rescuing them.”

How False Rape Claims Can Do Real Damage

Brian Banks was a star football player in Long Beach Polytechnic High at the age of 16. Colleges, including the University of Southern California, wooed him. That all changed when a schoolmate accused him of rape. Heeding bad legal advice to settle with a plea deal, Banks ended up with a sentence of five years […]

Brush and Shutter: The Show Must Go On

I was about to join the other people sleeping in the van when thoughts about the Manila I would soon be seeing busied my head. It had just been two days since Tropical Storm Ketsana tore the city and nearby provinces apart with a record-high rainfall leading to flashfloods and landslides that killed many. I […]

What makes a “leading media network”?

What makes a “leading media network”? Apparently, the idea of the two giant networks in the Philippines—Channels 2 and 7—is whose ratings are higher, who the people want to watch more. And so, they do all sorts of stuff to achieve the said goal—showing barely clothed women on their noontime shows, copying the ingenious ideas […]