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Entries from March 2008

CCPC backs scrapping of jail term, nixes other bills

March 26th, 2008 · No Comments

CCPC for removing jail term from libel Council prefers keeping it as a crime with penalty limited to fine Sun.Star Cebu, March 26, 2008 THE Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) Monday approved two resolutions that express the sentiment of the council and the journalists represented by its members on pending bills in the House and Senate […]

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CCPC resolution on bills promoting media’s welfare

March 26th, 2008 · No Comments

RESOLUTION ON BILLS PROMOTING JOURNALISTS’ WELFARE 10th Quarterly Meeting Cebu Citizens-Press Council March 24, 2008 Acknowledging The good intentions of Sen. Loren Legarda for her Senate Bill #1398 and Sen. Jinggoy Estrada for his Senate Bill #9, as recited in the preamble of each proposal;

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Tags: CCPC Papers and Resolutions

CCPC arguments on media welfare bills

March 26th, 2008 · No Comments

ARGUMENTS ON BILLS SEEKING TO PROMOTE WELFARE OF JOURNALISTS (Adopted by Cebu print and broadcast editors and representatives of the Cebu Media Legal Aid at a meeting held March 12, 2008 at Cebu City Marriott Hotel) [1] Government interference. Proposed creation of a national coordinating council for media and the drafting of a code of […]

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Tags: CCPC Papers and Resolutions · Cebu Media Legal Aid

CCPC resolution on decriminalizing libel

March 26th, 2008 · No Comments

RESOLUTION ON DECRIMINALIZING LIBEL 10th Quarterly Meeting Cebu Citizens-Press Council March 24, 2008 Knowing that There are at least six (6) bills filed with the Senate–SB 918 (Sen. Edgardo Angara), SB 110 (Sen. Mar Roxas), SB 223 (Sen. Loren Legarda), SB 1403 (Sen. Francis Escudero), SB 5 (Sen. Jinggoy Estrada) and SB 2108 (Sen. Richard […]

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Tags: CCPC Papers and Resolutions

CCPC arguments on decriminalizing libel

March 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Decriminalizing Libel ARGUMENTS FOR PROVISIONS IN SENATE AND HOUSE BILLS THAT THE CEBU PRESS SUPPORTS (Adopted by newspaper and broadcast editors and representatives of the Cebu Media Legal Aid at a meeting held last March 12, 2008 at Cebu City Marriott Hotel) [1] Removing jail term as penalty No journalist wants to end up in […]

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Tags: CCPC Papers and Resolutions · Cebu Media Legal Aid