Cebu Citizens-Press Council

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Stopping the police ‘perp walk’

June 17, 2018 · No Comments

CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL STATEMENT
June 17, 2018

The decision of PNP chief Oscar Albayalde to stop parading crime suspects puts back in place the order of then PNP chief Jesus Versoza in 2007 that bans the Philippine equivalent of the U.S.-style “perp walk.” [Read more →]

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CCPC decries ‘toughened’ rules on media coverage at House of Representatives

May 8, 2018 · No Comments

CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL STATEMENT
May 8, 2018

News editors and reporters generally recognize reasonable rules on media coverage to make the flow of information “systematic and orderly.”

We are concerned though about the “codified rules” on media coverage released last month by the House of Representatives.  [Read more →]

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Cebu Citizens-Press Council defines fake news

March 6, 2018 · No Comments

CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL STATEMENT
March 6, 2018

CCPC offers
definition
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

CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL STATEMENT
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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