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What's It Like to be a TV Star or Director? Try Out with ABS-CBN Studio Experience

Visit the theme park to know if you have what it takes to make it in show business

If you’re looking for something new and exciting to do on weekends, the newly-opened Studio Experience theme park at the TriNoma Mall in Quezon City may be the perfect destination for you.Built by ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp., the country’s leading television broadcaster by ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | October 27, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

Here's How ABS-CBN is Tapping New Businesses to Offset Softening Ad Revenues

PH's biggest media group inaugurates country's first studio experience theme park

ABS-CBN Themed Experiences Inc. Head Maria Rosario "Cookie" Bartolome speaks to reporters during the presscon for the ABS-CBN Studio Experience launchIn a signal move by the country’s biggest broadcasting network to diversify revenue sources amid digital disruption of its advertising-driven businesses, ABS-CBN Corp. ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | October 01, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

Media Mogul Woes: Weak First-Half Record at ABS-CBN, GMA Take Toll on Owners' Fortunes

Forbes' latest Philippines rich list details impact of digital disruption on TV empires

Owning a giant mass media empire remains one of the major paths to vast wealth in the Philippines.This is apparent in Forbes magazine’s 2018 list of 50 richest people in the Philippines, which included major shareholders of the country’s two leading television ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 10, 2018 08:00:00
News and Events

Meet 2 Filipinas Named Among Asia's Most Promising Marketing Executives in 2018

The annual list includes 40 women who have made a large impact in media and communications

Two Filipina executives of locally-based advertising and marketing companies were included in Women to Watch 2018, a list compiled by marketing and media firm Campaign Asia that highlights 40 female executives that excel in the fields of media, marketing, advertising and communications ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 24, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

Former Stock Exchange Chief Assails SEC Decision on Rappler as ‘Anti-Business’

Lawyer Francis Lim says agency’s harsh penalty is inconsistent with its mandate to protect investors

A former president of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has branded as “anti-business” and “anti-investor” the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s recent decision revoking the incorporation of online media startup Rappler Inc. for allegedly violating legal and constitutional prohibitions against foreign ownership ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | January 17, 2018 03:00:00
News and Events

SEC Revokes Incorporation of PH’s Pioneering Online Media Startup Rappler

Agency alleges company violated the Constitution’s prohibition of foreign ownership and management of the mass media

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the certificate of incorporation of pioneering online media startup Rappler Inc. for allegedly violating the Philippine constitution’s prohibition against foreign ownership and management of any mass media entity.In an order dated January 11, 2018, ...

by Roel Landingin and Elyssa Christine Lopez  | January 15, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

ABS-CBN Corp. vs GMA Network: Who Did Better in the First Half of 2017?

The first six months of the year weren’t good for both networks

The two biggest broadcasting networks in the country, ABS-CBN Corporation and GMA Network Inc., both suffered revenue and net income declines in the first semester of 2017 compared to the same period last year.ABS-CBN’s net income decline was bigger, which dropped almost ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | September 17, 2017 10:00:00
News and Events

Ramon Ang In Talks to Acquire Majority Stake in Philippine Daily Inquirer

Prieto family will divest from media company after 25 years

San Miguel Corp. CEO Ramon S. Ang is in talks to buy a majority equity stake in media company The Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI), one of the country’s biggest English-language dailies that helps frame national debates and discussion.In a statement posted by ...

by Paul John Caña and Pauline Macaraeg  | July 17, 2017 07:00:00
News and Events

ABS-CBN Wins Quick Relief from Court Order to Seize its Bank Accounts, Assets

Mandaluyong court lifts garnishment order the same day the broadcast company files a motion

ABS-CBN Corp. moved quickly to thwart a court issuance ordering the garnishment or seizure of the broadcast company and its cable television unit’s bank accounts and other assets in connection with a dispute with Solar Entertainment Corp. over the airing of BTV ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 30, 2017 05:00:00
News and Events

Does the ‘Duterte Factor’ Affect ABS-CBN and GMA Share Prices?

The stock market reacts more strongly to the President’s actions than to companies’ financial performance

President Rodrigo R. Duterte likes to say he knows little of economic and financial matters though his aides and officials add he is more familiar with the subject than he lets on. What is not a matter for debate is his outsized ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | May 22, 2017 05:00:00
Run & Grow

How to Get Media Attention for Your Business, Brand or Product

Pitching media the right way can really boost your business

I often write about media pitching, and with good reason -- pitching media the right way can really boost your business. As I recently wrote in 5 Ways to Ace Your Media Outreach, knowing your media is the first step. Once you do, it’s ...

by Penny C. Sansevieri  | May 21, 2017 08:00:00
News and Events

ABS-CBN vs GMA: Who’s Really Winning Viewers and Making Money?

Despite widely varying revenues, the broadcast companies’ profits are almost at par

When talking about big players in the battle for viewers on the small screen, two major networks immediately come to mind: ABS-CBN Corp., which operates Channel 2, and GMA Network Inc., which broadcasts on Channel 7.The so-called network war is so intense ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | May 02, 2017 10:00:00
Run & Grow

7 leadership quotes from legendary US broadcaster Walter Cronkite

Here are insights from the iconic anchorman who would have turned 100 this year

Legendary journalist Walter Cronkite anchored the CBS Evening News for 19 years starting in 1962. He was on the news desk for some of the most transformative moments of the last century – the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Apollo 11 ...

by Nina Zipkin  | November 13, 2016 12:00:00
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