Posts By Jerryll Reyes

In The News

New Covenant to Curb Media Corruption in Philippines Ahead of Midterm Elections

January 30, 2013

Ahead of May 2013 midterm elections in the Philippines, media organizations and political parties signed last week the “Covenant Against Media Corruption 2013,” an agreement that marks a significant step toward curbing rampant corruption in the media.

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Notes from the Field

From the Philippines: Local Monitoring Groups Play Crucial Role in Village Elections

October 27, 2010

On Oct. 21, 2010, four days before the scheduled synchronized barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) elections, 297 villages in eastern Visayas were placed on the “election watchlist” by the Philippine National Police (PNP). According to the PNP, the areas, 122 of which were located in Northern Samar province, were identified as “hotspots” because […]

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