Column: Post Elections

The Coverage

I applaud GMA-7 for their exceptional coverage of the 2010 Philippine election. Their coverage was on-air most of the time to ensure that updates immediately got through to the viewers. As always, they were professional in their reporting. They presented various problems or encounters during the elections in real-time. They even risked their lives to present the low-down during noted occurrences of election-related violence.

Their use of advanced gadgetry also pleased me—touchscreens, holograms, iPads, the works! Congratulations to GMA News and Public Affairs for a job well done!

For First-Time Voters

Welcome to the world of the electorate! This is how we let our desire for a better society be heard. Actually, you guys are lucky—it’s your first time to vote and you get to experience it the automated way.

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