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Stopping the police ‘perp walk’

June 17th, 2018 · No Comments

CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL STATEMENTJune 17, 2018 The decision of PNP chief Oscar Albayalde to stop parading crime suspects puts back in place the order of then PNP chief Jesus Versoza in 2007 that bans the Philippine equivalent of the U.S.-style “perp walk.” What Versoza ordered was a rung or two higher than what Cebu media […]

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Olga Marie “Gingging” A. Campaña, 46

January 20th, 2018 · No Comments

A week after suffering from a brain hemorrhage indicating an aneurysm, Olga Marie “Gingging” A. Campaña, news editor of SunStar Cebu, died on January 18, 2018. She was 46. After getting her Mass Communication degree from the University of the Philippines Cebu, Campaña wrote Cebuano news and feature stories for Bantay Radyo. In 1997, after […]

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Rappler has right to continue publishing: CCPC

January 16th, 2018 · No Comments

CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL (CCPC) STATEMENTJanuary 16, 2018 Rappler has rightto go on publishing.And it’s not a matterof procedure. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reportedly said Rappler can still operate its website because the news organization’s appeal of the SEC ruling revoking its incorporation papers is still pending.

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Mercado receives 2014 Asia Communication Award

December 13th, 2017 · No Comments

Veteran journalist Juan Mercado has finally received his silver plaque as 2014 AMIC Asia Communication Awardee three years after having been recognized by the group for excellence in journalism. Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) secretary general Ramon Tuazon personally handed him the Selangor Plaque at Mercado’s home in Cebu City last Dec. 6.

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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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