"Bring #epaliticians to their feet." -Nina Terol-Zialcita
"Let's push for a Magna Carta for Netizens." -Nina Terol-Zialcita
Jane Uymatiao now speaking. "I guess a lot of you don't know me. As a blogger, I expect to be read, not heard."
"Social media is the new conversation platform of citizens." -Jane Uymatiao. Now she asks: how do you turn it into a social good?
Why do I do what I do? Jane: When the welfare of her children and her children are at stake... NEVER CROSS A MOTHER!
"If we use [social media] responsibly, it will be a powerful tool to change for the social good." -Jane Uymatiao
Carlos Ople arrives! Sits down on the coach on stage and... gets back up, it's his turn to speak now! :)
Ople quotes his grand dad: "Umiikot and mundo, hindi pwede nakatayo lang tayo dito."
Q: How do we help more traditional corporations move forward the traditional conventions of companies?
Rufino talks about his experience in writing Inquirer's social media policies.
Rufino: Imagine social media as a public forum. Would you say that with your Inquirer press pass in a public forum? If you can, go ahead.
Rufino: Even if you disclose your bias, your readers (or viewers) will read the bias in your story. The perception will color your story.
Ople: social media managers and digital marketing people are also social media evangelists. He says they need to make people who don't understand social media get it.
Maria Ressa: The world used to be top-down, now it's bottom-up. If you try to control that, you fail in social media.
Ces Drilon talks about the viral "I Want It That Way" lip-dub by ABS-CBN reports and anchors. It's a relaxation of rules, whether you like it or not, she says.
"TJ had a nice cameo there," says Drilon.
Terol: reporters are beginning to blur the lines. She cites examples of journalists exchanging commentary on Twitter--she says it's disconcerting.