Cebu Citizens-Press Council

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Why CCPC doesn’t want libel decriminalized

April 11, 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; [Read more →]

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CCPC hits PNoy double talk on FOI bill

March 12, 2014 · No Comments

Statement on Freedom of Information bill
March 12, 2014

In saying he won’t certify the FOI bill as urgent, President Aquino is saying that he leaves it to the House members to decide whether to pass the long-delayed measure and the people to urge the lawmakers to act on it. [Read more →]

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Jurassic provisions in Cybercrime Law–PPI

February 24, 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 [Read more →]

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Media outlets’ publicity about their own relief work

December 7, 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? [Read more →]

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Journalists share lessons on disaster reporting

December 5, 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. [Read more →]

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