Revisionism becoming rife amid signs the descendants of the former dictator have never been closer to a political comeback

“It’s basically like playing in the sandbox. You build a sandcastle and then another kid comes along and just kicks it over.” That’s how it feels to be on the front lines of information warfare in the Philippines, explains computer programmer Carlos Nazareno.

The 39-year-old is one of a handful of committed “Wikipedians” who edit sensitive pages about Philippine history, including that of former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos and the years he ruled the country under martial law.

Continue reading…

Facebook Comments

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.