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Cebu Citizens-Press Council defines fake news

March 6, 2018 · No Comments

March 6, 2018

CCPC offers
of ‘fake news’

The Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) today released its definition of “fake news” or “false news.”

In five paragraphs, the definition tells what “fake news” is, what it is not, when standards of journalism are violated, and scope of content. [Read more →]

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Transparency victim in Rappler reporter lockout

February 21, 2018 · No Comments

on Rappler incident
February 21, 2018

Whether Malacañang has the legal right to lock out Rappler news reporter Pia Ranada and CEO Maria Ressa from Malacañang is obscured by the ugly light it casts on a government committed to openness and transparency. Besides, what can it hide from other media that it can by excluding Rappler? [Read more →]

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Olga Marie “Gingging” A. Campaña, 46

January 20, 2018 · No Comments

Olga Marie “Gingging” Campaña

A week after suffering from a brain hemorrhage indicating an aneurysm, Olga Marie “Gingging” A. Campaña, news editor of SunStar Cebu, died on January 18, 2018. She was 46.

After getting her Mass Communication degree from the University of the Philippines Cebu, Campaña wrote Cebuano news and feature stories for Bantay Radyo. [Read more →]

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Rappler has right to continue publishing: CCPC

January 16, 2018 · No Comments

January 16, 2018

Rappler has right
to go on publishing.
And it’s not a matter
of procedure.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reportedly said Rappler can still operate its website because the news organization’s appeal of the SEC ruling revoking its incorporation papers is still pending.  [Read more →]

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Will reporters receiving City Hall aid be required to suppress information? CCPC asks

January 16, 2018 · No Comments

January 16, 2018

1. Financial aid from the government, local or national, has been occasionally granted and accepted by media. Acceptance by the individual beneficiary, however, depends solely on the recipient and his news organization. Internal rules of each newsroom apply. [Read more →]

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