Fourteen UP Diliman students – currently enrolled in Journalism 117 (Online Journalism) this semester handled by Assoc. Prof. Danilo Arao – wrote a three-part report on the party-list system. The report had been published in alternative news media websites like Bulatlat and Kodao Productions. The report explains the nature of party-list representation in the 15th, 16th and 17th Congresses.

  1. Part 1 | Party-list (mis)representatives (;
  2. Part 2 | Party-list groups: Family enterprise (; and
  3. Part 3 | Business league: Congress of the elite (

Screenshot of the infographic created by UP Diliman students enrolled in Online Journalism this semester.

Aside from this report, the Online Journalism students produced seven infographics to illustrate how the rich and powerful have hijacked the party-list system in the 15th, 16th and 17th Congresses. Please feel free to view them now.

The infographics may be embedded in websites. You only need to copy the embed code. Please feel free to share. Thank you.

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