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Entries from January 2023

Cebu media loses veteran journalist Elias Baquero (1959-2023)

January 29th, 2023 · No Comments

Official statement, Saturday, January 21, 2023 Cebu just lost a multi-media practitioner whose work in community media had spanned more than three decades. Elias O. Baquero died of cardiac arrest Saturday, January 14. He would’ve turned 64 this July 10. Elias O. Baquero (EOB) was one of a few Cebu journalists whose work straddled multiple […]

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CCPC  says Congress definition of ‘fake news’ must exclude specifically honest mistakes in news reporting

January 29th, 2023 · No Comments

CCPC statement, Dec. 8, 2022 The Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) has condemned and deplored the proliferation of  false and deceptive stories in media platforms.  On proposals in Congress, however,  which seek to criminalize  misinformation and disinformation,  CCPC has repeatedly called for  a clear and specific definition  of  “fake news.” CCPC believes the definition of Senate Bill […]

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