Month: February 2017

Senate’s first 7 months, by the numbers

And while the Senate seemed to deserve a gold star for the amount of media coverage they got from these hearings, a quick peek on their legislative performance might give a different impression.

/ February 17, 2017

Duterte, Robredo words reflect policy goals, actions?

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo took their oaths as the top executives of the Philippines in late June after a very action-packed national campaign. Seven months have passed with them at the helm of...

/ February 9, 2017

RealTalk Campus Tour (Part 1, Feb. 4, 2017)

BACOOR, Cavite – The RealTalk team held here on Saturday its first of many campus tours to discuss the importance of data in journalism, as well as basic tips on how to fact check news sources. RealTalk Founder Vino Lucero...

/ February 8, 2017

Poverty more prevalent in non-Luzon regions

Philippine Statistical Authority data reveals that larger concentration of people in poverty are living outside Luzon

/ February 7, 2017

A data-driven look at drug war deaths

There are 2,016 names on the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s “Kill List” of deaths from the drug war. Who were they?

/ February 3, 2017

Two-faced police portrayal of drug war kills

How does the Philippine National Police really want people to see its progress on the drug war front-line?

/ February 2, 2017

RealTalks with Real People (Part 1)

As part of our Beta Launch, RealTalk will be featuring several people from varying walks of life to talk about the importance of truth-telling, fact checking and the dangers of fake news and post-truth politics.

/ February 2, 2017