By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Saying the public interest, editorial independence, and even the health of political candidates would be at stake, the president of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster sa Pilipinas said on Wednesday that it would contest the Comelec rules on airtime limits, prior notice and the right to reply in the Supreme Court within the week.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
Political ad spending is expected to hit P2 billion in this year’s midterm elections, with television networks hoping to continue to corner the bulk of the campaign pesos despite moves by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to curb politicians’ commercials on the boob tube.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
The Iloilo Regional Trial Court (RTC) has convicted three persons of robbing and killing a local television news anchor in 2004 and sentenced them to prison terms.
By Matikas Santos
The Philippine Daily Inquirer on Thursday signed an agreement with GMA Network, Smart Communications and Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) company to team up in covering the 2013 midterm elections.
By Doris C. Dumlao
An almost “done” deal for a controlling stake in “Kapuso” network GMA 7 by the group of businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan has collapsed over regulatory “risk-sharing” issues.
Rumors of an impending megadeal that would result in the merger of Manuel V. Pangilinan’s TV5 and GMA-7 are false, with both sides denying any negotiations with each other.