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Libel decriminalization tackled at forum

May 5th, 2012 · No Comments

Forum discusses libel in media Media organizations gather to celebrate 2012 World Press Freedom Day Sun.Star Cebu, May 5, 2012 “IS the Philippines considered free as far as press freedom is concerned?” Pachico Seares, executive director of the Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC), asked a forum celebrating the 2012 World Press Freedom Day.

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Tags: Articles and Papers on Media Issues · News

CCPC finds issues in anti-obscenity ordinance

December 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Group finds issues in ordinance Cemla says proposed board can’t give itself power over tabloid content By Karlon N. Rama Sun.Star Cebu, December 7, 2011 THE reincarnation of the Provincial Government’s proposed anti-tabloid ordinance, now renamed the Anti-Obscenity Ordinance, triggers discussion among the members of the Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC).

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Cemla won’t object to anti-indecency board

November 9th, 2011 · No Comments

IN PROVINCE Cemla has no objections to anti-indecency board It has opposed proposed measure that singles out tabloids By Cherry Ann T. Lim Sun.Star Cebu, Nov. 9, 2011 THE Cebu Media Legal Aid (Cemla) has opposed the anti-tabloid ordinance but won’t object to the creation of an anti-indecency board in the province.

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Cemla registers with SEC, picks officers

October 26th, 2011 · No Comments

THE Cebu Media Legal Aid (Cemla) was registered last Sept. 20, 2011 in the Securities and Exchange Commission as Cebu Media Free Legal Aid Inc. The group subsequently held its first election of officers.

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Reject summonses by local legislatures, media told

July 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Reject subpoena or summonses by local legislatures, media told By Elias O. Baquero / Cherry Ann T. Lim Sun.Star Cebu, July 1, 2011 THE Cebu City Council and the Cebu Provincial Board have no authority to summon members of media because that power is not granted to them by the Local Government Code.

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Tags: Articles and Papers on Media Issues · Cebu Media Legal Aid · News