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CCPC laments ‘gospel of death’ of president-elect

June 3rd, 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.

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Killing media SOBs; where Duterte’s right and where he’s wrong

June 3rd, 2016 · No Comments

By Pachico A. Seares Why should President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s statement about murdering corrupt journalists appall journalists here and abroad?

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Tags: Articles and Papers on Media Issues · News

Who needs a Freedom of Information law?

July 1st, 2014 · No Comments

By Rosemarie Olaño-Versoza (This article was first published in the Cebu Journalism and Journalists 8 magazine released in September 2013.  Versoza is a member of the Cebu Media Legal Aid, the legal adviser of the Cebu Citizens-Press Council. To date, the Philippines has yet to pass a Freedom of Information law.)    The continuing struggle […]

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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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Tags: Announcements · Articles and Papers on Media Issues

Journalists share lessons on disaster reporting

December 5th, 2013 · No Comments

After super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) slammed into the central Philippines on Nov. 8, journalists who emerged from the devastation it wrought learned what deprivation was about, including deprivation of resources needed to report the news.

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Tags: Articles and Papers on Media Issues · Record of meetings