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CMFR hits Maguindanao massacre trial media ban

November 24th, 2014 · No Comments

STATEMENT OF THE CENTER FOR MEDIA FREEDOM & RESPONSIBILITY (CMFR) ON THE FIFTH YEAR SINCE THE 2009 AMPATUAN (MAGUINDANAO) MASSACRE 23 November 2014 IN A disturbing—and irony-ridden—demonstration of official hostility to the Constitutional guarantee of press freedom, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has prevented journalists from covering the trial of the alleged masterminds and perpetrators […]

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Changes to city’s anti-obscenity ordinance opposed

September 25th, 2014 · No Comments

CCPC RESOLUTION ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO CEBU CITY ORDINANCE ON ANTI-OBSCENITY WHEREAS… [] Cebu City Councilor Lea Ouano-Japson filed an ordinance proposing amendments to Ordinance #1408, also known as the Anti-Indecency Ordinance, which the Committee on Laws, Ordinances, Public Accountability and Good Government, in its report dated ” August 20, 2014,” said was “within the power” […]

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CCPC alarmed by Anti-Indecency Board raids

July 9th, 2014 · No Comments

STATEMENT OF CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL ON CAIB RAIDS July 8, 2014    The Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) is alarmed by news reports that the Cebu City Anti-Indecency Board (Caib) confiscated magazines    from a bookstore inside a mall.

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Jurassic provisions in Cybercrime Law–PPI

February 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Statement of  Atty Jesus G. Dureza, chairman/president of the Philippine Press Institute, re the Supreme Court ruling on the Cybercrime Law February 24, 2014 Remove Jurassic penal sanctions—PPI

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Media outlets’ publicity about their own relief work

December 7th, 2013 · No Comments

By Pachico A. Seares Media’s Public Saturday, December 7, 2013 DIDN’T TV networks and other news organizations breach ethics in focusing coverage on their relief work during the Yolanda super-storm last Nov. 8 and the 7.2-magnitude earthquake last Oct. 15?

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