Cebu Citizens-Press Council

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Internet freedom bill good, bad for media

December 7, 2012 · No Comments

Pros, cons of new bill discussed
Regulation of blogs brought up
By Cherry Ann T. Lim
Sun.Star Cebu, December 7, 2012

A NEW bill that seeks to help citizens meet the challenges of navigating cyberspace could be a double-edged sword for journalists. [Read more →]

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CCPC seeks FOI bill, Sotto bill amendment passage

November 29, 2012 · No Comments

PRESS STATEMENT
CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL (CCPC)
Nov. 29, 2012

The Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) will inform Sen. Gringo Honasan, chairman of the Senate committee on public information and mass media, that CCPC has asked for the immediate passage of two bills: Freedom of Information Act and the amendment of the Sotto Law. [Read more →]

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CCPC questions libel provisions in cybercrime law

September 28, 2012 · No Comments

RESOLUTION OF THE CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL
QUESTIONING PROVISIONS ON INTERNET LIBEL IN THE NEW CYBERCRIME PREVENTION ACT OF 2012

Considering that

[1] The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 signed into law by President Benigno Aquino III on Sept. 12, 2012 penalizes online libel; [Read more →]

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CCPC pushes for FOI bill approval

September 20, 2012 · No Comments

RESOLUTION REQUESTING APPROVAL OF CONSOLIDATED BILL ON THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 2012

Considering that

On Feb. 3, 2012, the Palace submitted to the House of Representatives its version of the Freedom of Information Act of 2012, which it said addresses stakeholders’ desire “to have more transparency and more access to information” but balances the public’s right to know with government’s “right to legitimate secrets”; [Read more →]

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Journalism law database planned

June 28, 2012 · No Comments

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT ON CEBU JOURNLAW
(Signed during the 27th en banc meeting of the Cebu Citizens-Press Council on June 28, 2012 at MBF Cebu Press Center)

Considering

[] There is a need for a database that comprises the law and jurisprudence affecting media and journalists and a record of incidents regarding violence, abuse, or harassment of journalists and their co-workers, with focus and emphasis on the Cebu experience; [Read more →]

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