The philippine mass media and its

The discussion will be divided into two subtitles: Ideological difference with communism is apparently understood since democracy is the beliefs that the US is trying to propagate. This, however, does not prohibit an owner from getting a telecommunications franchise separately from a broadcasting franchise.

Legal Framework

Censorship was similarly imposed during the martial law period The state can choose only one priority and strive to protect it. This Authoritarian streak stems from the element of control on the media, and the concept of State supremacy so eagerly protected by the government.

The state can choose only one priority and strive to protect it. The media becomes engrossed with entertainment, causing news and information to morph into entertainment sensationalism.

Political Role Philippine Media assumes a libertarian stance in its role of disseminating information. Otherwise, there is enough liberty to run programs so long as they do not infringe on the policies protecting decency, reputation, and The philippine mass media and its public welfare.

Media regulation bodies An independent media regulation body does not exist. Assessing Philippine Mass Media Media has a tripartite role in society: This is where the Filipinos are more engrossed.

It has always yielded to higher considerations. Flak and the enforcers becomes the fourth filter. The licensing of media operations and the existence of guilds to regulate the different media are the other manifestations of authoritarian regulation.

Political, Economic and Social. Hence, even if it lives the democratic promise of "freedom of the press," it is still under a semblance of control and manipulation by the government.

The government is yet to pass a Freedom of Information Act in order to establish the right to information as a corollary to the right to free expression. The degradation of the Media worsens.

It is widely accepted that Libertarian governments have some degree of control over their Mass Media. The Marcos period was a watershed in the resurgence of this tradition. To this author, this paints an incongruous image of a society bearing two aeges-authoritarian State supremacy on one hand and libertarian Bill of Rights on the other.

However, the question arises whether or not this mobility factor stems from the natural libertarian process i. Philippine laws since then have dealt with mass media as either print news media, or broadcast news, e.

It is widely accepted that Libertarian governments have some degree of control over their mass media. However, more problems still need to be addressed, especially those that touch on national culture. Same as the case in America and the Philippines, the government plays a major role as a producer of flak in their aim to assail, threaten, and correct the media on the information and content they produce.

While this aimed at protecting the market, the relevance of this regulation is discussed today.

Its Constitution guarantees freedom of speech and of expression through provisions drawn from the American constitution and jurisprudence, tempered with experience under martial law.

Its political role includes its duty as an information disseminator, its responsibility in creating and reflecting public opinion and its function as watchdog on government.

Is this institution of government restriction a precursor to the return of authoritarian control over the media?

But the new anti-trust body established under the Fair Competition Act — the Philippine Competition Commission PCC - should serve to monitor, prevent or otherwise breakup media monopolies.

A Sunday Inquirer article is titled: The Telecommunications Policy Act presents an early precedent of a cross-media regulation: With these overlapping yet contradictory qualities of the Philippine Media, it is inevitable that many will question the nature of these controls.Sep 05,  · Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky outlined five (5) filters in the ‘propaganda model’ of inequality of wealth and power and its multilevel effects on mass media interests and choices.

These are: (1) size, ownership and profit orientation; (2) the advertising license to do business; (3) sourcing mass media news; (4) flak and. Jan 03,  · Philippine Mass Media and Society The Philippine mass media, as the refrain goes, is “the freest in Asia”.

This is true in at least its legal sense, and in contrast to the three centuries of Spanish rule during which press censorship was the norm and free expression was subject to anti-subversion laws.

Philippine mass media today is a hybrid of Libertarian and Authoritarian stock, inheriting incongruous qualities that render it complicated and oftentimes confusing. Philippine media prides itself as the "freest in Asia"; the constitution-backed protection of press freedom gives it a characteristic libertarian flavor.

Philippine mass media are shaped by various factors, not least of them the preferences of media consumers and the attempts of the media industry to cater to them. These preferences, however, are not written in stone.

Sep 09,  · Philippine Mass Media today is a hybrid of Libertarian and Authoritarian stock, inheriting incongruous qualities that render it complicated and oftentimes confusing.

Philippine Media prides itself as the "freest in Asia"; the constitution-backed protection of press freedom gives it a characteristic Libertarian flavor. Mass Media before Martial Law Martial law was proclaimed on Sept.

1st station DZAQ-TV – commercial television came to the Phils – FEATI University opened an experimental TV station Television arrived in the Phils. in the 50s Postwar Period Television Channel 3 was opened by Alto Broadcasting System.5/5(1).

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