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Mocha Uson Stands by her Anti-Robredo Pronouncements Despite Misfortunes in Broadcasting

Mocha Uson

welcome By: Elena Grace Flores

Mocha Uson, the President’ avid supporter, and MTRCB chair’s fighting spirit is admirable but her hate speeches against Leni Robredo did not sit well with broadcasting platforms both online and offline. Just in a month, she retreats from the Philippine Army’s Senior Leaders’ Conference or SLC, where she was supposed to be one of three resource speakers to discuss the role of social media in national security. It is followed by Twitter’s temporary block of her account and her suspension from her radio program on DZRH.

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Twitter Suspension

Mocha’s account was suspended on Twitter – at least temporarily. It was restored within the day. According to Twitter’s published rules, the common reasons for suspending an account include spam, risked account security, or abusive tweets or behavior from the user. Uson seems to be guilty on the third one calling Leni Robredo names and swearing at her.

DZRH Program

Uson’s radio program on DZRH is also suspended after Jozy Acosta-Nisperos of the group called “The Silent Majority” complained against her bad mouthing and below the belt attacks against the Vice President over her recorded message in a video sent to air at a side event of the United Nations about the administration’s alleged extrajudicial killings over the drug war. She calls Robredo a liar for her wrong explanation of the “swap heads” scheme and wrong data.

Declined Army Invitation

Earlier, Margaux Uson in real life sent a letter saying that she would no longer attend the forum after courting bad publicity when she made the Army’s invitation known online, Army spokesperson Col. Benjamin Hao said. “The Philippine Army fully respects her decision.


Limitations on Freedom of Speech

The sexy Mocha Uson definitely has the right to air her opinions and sentiments but in most broadcasting platforms, there are rules that must be followed. Cursing, hate speeches, and unruly behavior cannot be tolerated because it is harmful to the media body as well. It has something to do with image. One can be truthful without the insults toward opponents. Mocha Uson goes back on air but after she passes a broadcasting exam.

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Racism: Donald Trump’s supporters bullied Leslie Jones of Ghostbusters on Twitter

welcome By: Elena Grace Flores
Supporters are not often influenced by their presidential bet but somehow, there’s a common trait among those in the same faction that is ignited by the reactions or comments of their bet. Leslie Jones of Leslie Jones of Ghostbusters got a taste of it when she was bullied on Twitter by Donald Trump’s supporters who showed their being racists. Hear this out from CNN:

CNN wrote: “I would say you’re looking at obese white men between 50 and 60 who are active Klan members, or members of the Aryan Nation, and there are millions of them,” the actor told ET Canada. “I’m afraid to say that contingency will be voting for the Republican ticket, pretty much that’s what the statistics are indicating, that there’s a lot of white racist hatred out there that’s going to channel into a support for the Republican ticket, maybe in the false belief that these people share their views.” Jones is one of the stars of the all-female cast reboot of “Ghostbusters.” Late Monday, she wrote she was saying goodbye to Twitter after being bullied by racist tweets. As a result, Twitter removed conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos who helped kick off some of the hate directed at the actress.
Aykroyd both wrote and starred in the original “Ghostbusters.” Like Jones, he rose to fame as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live.” Aykryod hailed the actress for her talent. “Well first of all she’s a great writer, great comedian and comes from a real urban background where she had a lot of hardship, and she’s channeling that into a great achievement and a great career,” Aykroyd said.

It added: He had harsher words for those who trolled Jones. “These people, they’re insignificant gnats, they’re losers, they have no lives of their own. They can probably barely pay for the wifi they’re using,” Aykroyd said. The actor was clear in saying that he’s not totally blaming either Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, or his running mate Mike Pence, for what happened to Jones. “I don’t think that Trump and Pence are as racist as the people who attacked Leslie Jones, I really don’t,” Aykroyd said. “Trump may be saying some things to go that way to get some votes but — well I don’t know.” Director Judd Apatow said during an interview in June that he also believed there was a common demographic between those who took issue with the new “Ghostbusters” and Trump supporters.


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VC Josh Elman on Twitter & Facebook’s Uniqueness

welcome By: Elena Grace Flores
Social media giants facebook and Twitter are really innovations that are being carefully built and maintained regularly as it offers more user-friendly innovations. Many could have attested that even if internet is not performing well, access to these sites are not too compromised than other websites. They can even be browsed for free when subscribing to promotional data packages offered by mobile communication line providers. Hear why is that so:

Venture beat posted on talk with venture capitalist Josh Elman, a partner at Greylock Partners and a veteran of LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
Elman has built a reputation as a master of growth, and at Facebook he was head of platform, helping launch Facebook Connect.

It added: We talked about what defines a platform, and about the differences between Facebook’s and Twitter’s approaches to building and growing their platforms. Check the podcast by clicking the link below:


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Social Media Stopped Media Propaganda Against Binay

welcome By: Elena Grace Flores
It happened many times that when a positive event about Vice President Jejomar Binay took place, various media would put it in the bad light – misleading the people. According to V.P. Binay, these are part of the demolition against his presidential bid in 2016. However, just recently ABS-CBN was forced to apologize to the University of the Philippines Los Banos – because they missed in broadcasting the news saying that the students were booing the Vice President in a forum which was very wrong.

Twitters and Facebook posts of the U.P. students about what really happened in the forum with Binay cannot be ignored by the General Public. In the end, ABS CBN’s reputation as a source of news diminished. Despite not apologizing to Binay, the people already knew that ABS CBN cannot be fair to the V.P. because of it’s own political agenda. Other media also followed suit but not as bad as ABS.

This only proves to show that in the Philippines, it’s not all truth that you hear from the news. Many will ride on to the popularity of the topic just for the rating.

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Media Propaganda Against Binay Failed because of Social Media

welcome By: Elena Grace Flores
Imagine if there’s no Social Media at this point in time yet? How can the citizens of the Philippines voice out opinions on political issues among others? Needless to say, Vice President Jejomar Binay is luckier than the late President Ferdinand E. Marcos. Marcos, a great president suddenly became unpopular when he was accused with series of massacres that until now remained unresolved.

Nowadays, bad rumors can easily be contradicted just by going online and commenting via political forums, Twitter walls or Facebook pages. So, it’s just like a numbers game. The more the pro or anti, the winner they become. Philippines is indeed a country victimized by false publicity – from the leading Asian country to a chaotic 3rd world venue. This time around, it would be harder to fool people.

Social Media play a major part in today’s world whether we like it or not. You can choose not to participate but it is also to your own disadvantage. However, responsible use of Social Media is a must – not to corrupt the young ones. Use them wisely and supervise the minors online. So, goodbye Media Propaganda and hello, Social Media!

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