Cebu Citizens-Press Council

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LGUs urged to help fulfill intent of FOI

September 22, 2016 · No Comments

RESOLUTION REQUESTING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO HELP FULFILL THE INTENT OF FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (FOI) AS INITIALLY PROVIDED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 02, SERIES 2016, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT DUTERTE JULY 23, 2016, AND AS PROPOSED IN AN FOI LAW TO BE ENACTED BY CONGRESS.
Sept. 22, 2016
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Journalism books at city library

September 20, 2016 · No Comments

A section of the Cebu City Public Library will be devoted to journalism books and other journalism-related materials.

Called CJJ Books, the section will be the latest addition to the facilities of the library, located at the ground floor of Rizal Memorial Library & Museum building along Osmeña Blvd., Cebu City. [Read more →]

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Freedom of Information: Capitol, Cebu and Mandaue Cities regulate access

August 19, 2016 · No Comments

By Mayette Q. Tabada

(The Cebu Citizens-Press Council’s project to find out the transparency stance and mechanisms of the potential heads of selected local government units in Cebu started before the May 2016 elections. Questions formulated by University of the Philippines Cebu assistant professor Mayette Tabada and University of San Jose-Recoletos Department of Journalism and Communications chairman Nestor Ramirez, both CCPC members, were sent to mayoral and gubernatorial candidates. When some candidates did not reply before the elections, the project was revised after the elections to accommodate the answers only of the winning candidates.) [Read more →]

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CCPC glad, cautious about executive order on FOI

July 24, 2016 · No Comments

Cebu Citizens-Press Council’s statement
on the executive order on freedom of information

July 24, 2016

It’s an executive order, not the law, but it amply shows the president is serious about transparency and access to public information. [Read more →]

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CCPC laments ‘gospel of death’ of president-elect

June 3, 2016 · No Comments

By Justin K. Vestil

Journalists in Cebu condemned the recent statement of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte justifying the murder of corrupt journalists.

In a statement, the Cebu Citizens Press-Council (CCPC) lamented that the incoming president refuses to abandon the “gospel of death” that he preached during the campaign period. [Read more →]

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