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Entries from June 2016

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? Because it’s only partly true. Not being exempt from violence is true. The killing part is horribly false. Killers don’t spare journalists if they want to and need to kill them. Journalists are not conferred by […]

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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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Tags: Media issues

Encouraging murder assaults oaths Duterte took

June 1st, 2016 · No Comments

Cebu Citizens-Press Council’s statementon President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s viewson media killings June 1, 2016 From a political leader who won on a platform of killing criminals and crime suspects, President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s statement about killing corrupt journalists should not shock us anymore. But it still does. Because it demolishes any hope the incoming president will abandon the […]

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