and when the poll count stalled, the tv coverage stopped. anywhere else in the world, a stalled automated election count would have been grist for the mill, something that would have excited, perked up, broadcast media, given them something to pounce on and monitor non-stop, its extent and implications for 2016 elections to discuss and debate, in the service of the filipino electorate. instead, coverage petered out, pang newscast and regular programming na lang. soooo in the service of their bosses? bosses with vested interests in non-transparent automated elections?
o baka naman napakiusapan lang sila ni brillantes, as in, let’s not make a mountain out of a molehill, let’s not give gus lagman and the IT community a venue for venting, let’s not get the people agitated, let’s relax, take it easy. argh.