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CCPC asks governor, PB: Clarify rule on release of public documents to media

December 10th, 2015 · No Comments

RESOLUTION OF CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL REQUESTING CEBU PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TO CLARIFY ITS RULES ON RELEASE OF PUBLIC DOCUMENTS TO THE MEDIA WHEREAS, Cebu Provincial Administrator Mark Tolentino, in a memorandum dated Nov. 9, 2015, requires that (a) “request for information or production of records or documents” shall be in writing, (b) approval of the department […]

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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 doesn’t support obscenity

July 17th, 2014 · No Comments

RESOLUTION REPEATING AND CLARIFYING STAND OF CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL (CCPC) ON OBSCENITY AND CONFISCATION OF PRINTED PUBLICATIONS BY THE ANTI-INDECENCY BOARD WHEREAS… [] Last month, the Cebu City Anti-Indecency Board (CAIB), without any search warrant, barged into BookSale located inside SM City Cebu and confiscated FHM, Cosmopolitan and Maxim magazines and Kamasutra books for allegedly […]

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Why CCPC doesn’t want libel decriminalized

April 11th, 2014 · No Comments

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE STAND OF THE CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL (CCPC) ON THE DECISION OF THE SUPREME COURT DECLARING ONLINE LIBEL AS CONSTITUTIONAL CONSIDERING THAT… [1] On Feb. 18, 2014, the Supreme Court, ruling on Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Law, declared, among others, the constitutionality of online libel;

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Magna Carta for Journalists opposed

September 19th, 2013 · No Comments

POSITION OF CEBU MEDIA LEGAL AID (CEMLA) ON JINGGOY ESTRADA’S SENATE BILL 380 (Sen. Jinggoy P. Ejercito Estrada introduced Senate Bill 380, “An Act Providing a Magna Carta for Journalists,” on July 3, 2013.) THE BILL IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL. It imposes restrictions on freedom to write and speak in media by requiring board examination or interview […]

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