Arlene Burgos
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Lights, Camera, D-Day!
by Arlene Burgos - May 9, 2010 - 12:00am
We’ve waited a year for this. And in the deep crevices of our hearts, we know that we as a nation are in a collective prayer for peaceful and honest elections.
Putting the elections on the map
by Arlene Burgos - April 18, 2010 - 12:00am
A couple of weeks before election day, ABS-CBN will be unveiling its latest project to allow citizens to directly report the status of their communities as far as violence and election- or campaign-related irregularities...
BMPM: Using social media as a tool for democracy
by Arlene Burgos - January 7, 2010 - 12:00am
The year 2009 will go down in history as the banner year of the Philippine social media. It was in 2009 when Filipinos staked their claim as heavyweights in social media, winning for the country the title “social...
Boto Mo, iPatrol Mo: Moving towards the tipping point
by Arlene Burgos - December 10, 2009 - 12:00am
IT feels just like yesterday when we were at a convention center in General Santos City before at least a thousand students, telling the audience about Boto Mo, iPatrol Mo: Ako ang Simula (BMPM), ABS-CBN’s...
Citizens take part in truth-telling in Boto Mo, iPatrol Mo: Ako ang Simula
by Arlene Burgos - November 26, 2009 - 12:00am
We were supposed to carry as main story for TV Patrol, our 6:30 p.m. news program at ABS-CBN, the good news last Monday.
BMPM: Getting the conversation going in and out of cyberspace
by Arlene Burgos - November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
Seven in 10 Filipino voters are influenced by the media, according to a recent survey by the Pulse Asia. By the pollster’s own admission, this makes traditional media the most powerful among the social institutions...
Boto Mo, iPatrol Mo: Ako ang Simula: Getting closer to the 'breaking point'
by Arlene Burgos - October 29, 2009 - 12:00am
FEW things in life come close to bringing Filipinos to their breaking point. We put up with ineptitude with unbelievable tolerance.
Citizen journalists empowering communities through Boto Mo iPatrol Mo: Ako ang Simula
by Arlene Burgos - October 15, 2009 - 12:00am
For three weeks running now, citizens have been flooding our inboxes with pictures of devastation in their communities.
Boto Patrollers sending pieces of themselves through photos and videos
by Arlene Burgos - October 1, 2009 - 12:00am
Boto Patrollers, citizens who have come to embrace ABS-CBN’s Boto Mo, iPatrol Mo: Ako ang Simula movement have sent possibly thousands of pictures and videos before.
Lola Techie is a Boto Patroller
by Arlene Burgos - September 17, 2009 - 12:00am
Estimates have it that as much as 60 percent of next year’s 45 million voters will come from the age bracket of 18 to 40 years old.
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