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Entries from December 2007

Right to reply legislation slammed

December 18th, 2007 · No Comments

CCPC opposes legislated right to reply Sun.Star Cebu, December 18, 2007 The Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) opposes the House and Senate bills that would legislate and criminalize the right to reply in media.

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Tags: Articles and Papers on Media Issues · News

CCPC resolution opposes right to reply legislation

December 18th, 2007 · No Comments

RESOLUTION OPPOSING SENATE AND HOUSE BILLS LEGISLATING RIGHT TO REPLY BELIEVING that a free press protects press freedom and all other freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution, including the democratic way of life itself; CONVINCED that the core of press freedom is the right of journalists to choose what to publish and what not to publish, […]

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Tags: CCPC Papers and Resolutions

Position paper on bills legislating the right to reply

December 18th, 2007 · No Comments

POSITION TAKEN DURING A MEETING OF LAWYERS (MEMBERS OF CEBU MEDIA LEGAL AID) AND NEWSPAPER AND BROADCAST EDITORS LAST DEC. 5, 2007 AT CEBU CITY MARRIOTT HOTEL From the lawyers’ viewpoint RIGHT TO REPLY CANNOT BE LEGISLATED, much more criminalized, because it will be unconstitutional:

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Tags: CCPC Papers and Resolutions · Cebu Media Legal Aid

Achievements of the CCPC in the last two years

December 17th, 2007 · No Comments

SINCE the revival of the Cebu Citizens-Press Council in September 2005, the council has accomplished the following: [1] It opened the MBF Cebu Press Center in Lahug, Cebu City as a receiving center for complaints addressed to the CCPC.

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Tags: Announcements · Record of meetings

Minutes of September 2007 meeting

December 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Cebu Citizens-Press Council Annual and 8th Quarterly En Banc Meeting September 21, 2007, Cebu City Marriott Hotel CCPC Members Present Sabino Dapat, Fr. Ramon Echica, Mario King, Jose Rafael Ferreros, Mayette Q. Tabada, Mia Embalzado, Edward Abad, Leo Lastimosa, Ryan Borinaga, Connie Fernandez, Pachico Seares, Divine Ngujo and Anol Mongaya.

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Tags: Record of meetings