Media and Democracy in the Philippines

  title={Media and Democracy in the Philippines},
  author={Glenda M. Gloria},
  journal={Media Asia},
  pages={191 - 196}
Abstract The Philippines has been on the news for five long months now due to a noisy, media savvy group of kidnappers that had abducted foreign hostages in April. During that period, we witnessed the spokesperson of the Abu Sayyafjoin the league of world leaders and experts in gaining precious airtime on CNN live. Local reporters as well were free to visit the kidnappers’ lair by foot and air their interviews with them day after day. This would have been unthinkable in Malaysia or Singapore or… Expand
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