The cover: Families of victims of “drug war” cover their faces to conceal their identities while attending a protest during President Duterte’s 2018 State of the Nation Address. The photograph was taken by Raffy Lerma and is part of the growing collection of Filipino photographers’ images on Duterte’s violent drug campaign. Image from Mr. Raffy Lerma used with permission.

Volume 17 Issue 01

Duterte and Disinformation

June 2020 · Volume No.: 17 Issue No.: 1


Note from the Editor Labiste, Ma. Diosa Table of Contents

Special Issue Articles

Duterte’s Polemic Against the Catholic Church as Hate Speech Chua, Yvonne T. Labiste, Ma. Diosa The Theological Squabble of Duterte Against the Catholic Church: Discourse Analysis of Duterte’s God-Talk Based on the Verses Found in Online News Lanuza, Gerry Rafael Lerma’s Photojournalistic Take on the Duterte Administration’s Drug War: A Counter-Barthesian Semiological Study Demeterio III, Feorillo A. Regenerative Documentary: Posthuman Art in the Context of the Philippine Drug War Arumpac, Adjani Guerrero Mula kay GMA Hanggang kay Duterte: Kritika sa Ilang Dokumentaryong Politikal at Pagmamapa sa Tunguhin ng Dokumentaryo sa Panahong Pinapaslang ang Politikal Pangilinan, Carlo Gabriel “Choy” The Climate of Incivility in Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Social Media Environment San Pascual, Ma. Rosel S.

Open Issue Articles

Pambihirang Bakla: Ang Homoseksuwalisasyon sa Tambalang Bakla sa Bakla ng “Ang Boyfriend Kong Bading” ni Allan K. Espiritu, Johann Vladimir Jose Cruising Through Spaces: Exploring the Mediatization of Gay Cruising in the Philippines Solis, Randy Jay Mobile Sexuality: Presentations of Young Filipinos in Dating Apps Labor, Jonalou San Juan


Electoral Disinformation: Looking Through the Lens of Fact Checks Chua, Yvonne T. Soriano, Jake C.


Gawad Plaridel Lecture 2019 Ilagan, Bonifacio P. Rodriguez, Rommel B.

Cover Spread

Volume 17 Issue 01 Cover Spread Villareal, Sarah