Philippines 2022: Authoritarian nostalgia vs hopes of reform | Elections


From: The Listening Post

As Filipinos vote for a new president, what can they expect for media and free speech? Plus, Taiwan’s political satirists – taking digs at China.

Nostalgia for the days of dictatorship; Filipinos go to the polls as journalists prepare for life post-Duterte.

Contributors:
Marichu Lambino – Professor, University of the Philippines
Camille Elemia – Journalist
Jonathan Corpus Ong – University of Massachusetts Amherst & Disinformation Researcher, Harvard University
Rachel Khan – Co-ordinator, Tsek.ph

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Parodying Politics: Taiwan’s Satirists

China versus Taiwan. A geopolitical mismatch that satirists are making the most of.

Contributors:
Chen Tzu-chien – Host & Creator, EYECTV
Kylie Wang – Co-host, Bailingguo News
Tai Yu-hui – Associate Professor, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University



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