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Entries from September 2013

‘Anti-free press’ bill hit

September 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Estrada bill ‘anti-free press’For real press freedom, least government interference vitalSun.Star Cebu, September 26, 2013 By Gabriel T. Ingles (Associate Justice Gabriel T. Ingles of the Court of Appeals Cebu Station gave this speech during the 32nd Quarterly Meeting of the Cebu Citizens-Press Council on Sept. 19, 2013 at Quest Hotel and Conference Center Cebu. […]

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Tags: Media issues

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 for […]

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Tags: CCPC Papers and Resolutions · Cebu Media Legal Aid

CCPC seeks speedy probe on Tabanao murder

September 16th, 2013 · No Comments

PRESS STATEMENT ON MURDER OF JESUS TABANAOCebu Citizens-Press CouncilSept. 16, 2013 The Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) is asking the police to speed up the investigation on the shooting to death of Jesus “Jessie” Tabanao last Saturday.

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Tags: CCPC Papers and Resolutions