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VLOG POPULI: Thomasian first-time voters in the 2022 national elections

VLOG POPULI: Thomasian first-time voters in the 2022 national elections

Vlog Populi
  The Thomasian community showed support for its respective candidates in the recently concluded 2022 national elections. Numerous student-led initiatives in the University showed the studentry's desire in choosing the right leaders who would greatly influence in changing the lives of the Filipinos. However, previous elections in the country were allegedly marred by electoral mismanagement, malfunctioning voting machines, and armed intimidation. In this episode, The Flame checked the experiences of the Thomasian first-time voters across the country and abroad. For more updates, subscribe to The Flame’s YouTube channel
The Social Dilemma: From Screens to Real Scenes

The Social Dilemma: From Screens to Real Scenes

Literary
By FATIMA B. BADURIA   AS the 2022 national election draws near, the social media climate grows increasingly toxic. The polarization of political beliefs intensifies and ideas ranging from the logical to the conspiratorial find their way to the collective consciousness. Rather perplexing, online attacks can be similar on both sides of the pole: an accusation of idiocy. Those who stand firm with their preferred national leaders are bemused that other people do not choose the same. The Social Dilemma provides an explanation for this phenomenon. Directed by Jeff Orlowski, the documentary explores the underside of social media. It zeroes in on the inner workings of the technological industry and exposes the repercussions social media has on society.  Experts in the fiel...