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Ethics

Careless

JEERS TO the Manila Bulletin and ABS-CBN 2’s TV Patrol for yet another careless suicide report.

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Ethics

DAP didn’t do it

CHEERS to ABS-CBN 2’s TV Patrol and ABS-CBNNews.com for examining the impact of several programs funded through the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) on the Philippine economy.

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Press Freedom

Journalists barred from covering Ampatuan Massacre trial

CMFR/Philippines – Policemen barred journalists from covering the Ampatuan (Maguindanao) Massacre trial proceedings on 17 September 2014.  No immediate reason was given. Neither were the journalists told whether the directive was from the police, the jail management bureau, or the court. But the police said the next day that the incident was a miscommunication between […]

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Press Freedom

Journalist threatened over corruption broadcast

CMFR/Philippines – A journalist in Catarman City received threatening text messages on 12 September 2014 while he was on-air discussing corruption allegations against the former governor of Northern Samar province. He claimed that after which, he noticed  three vehicles tailed him after his broadcast and the following day. Catarman City in Northern Samar province is approximately […]

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In Medias Res

Hu Shuli: Investigative Reporting in China
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By Melinda Quintos de Jesus

IT WAS wonderful to welcome Hu Shuli once again to Manila, on the occasion of her receiving her Ramon Magsaysay Award.

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Statements

FFFJ: The Justice We Seek
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Last February 28, the Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecution panel in the Ampatuan, Maguindanao Massacre consolidated cases (AMMC) filed a manifestation before the Regional Trial Court Branch 221 of Quezon City that it is ready to rest presentation of evidence in the bail proceedings and evidence-in-chief against 28 accused.

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Media development

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SPJ Code of Ethics; “Uncovering Asia” investigative journalism conference; Thomson Reuters governance reporting fellowship

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Media watch

Obit
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AMERICAN JOURNALIST Stephen Isaacs died of complications from a fall last August 28. He was 76.

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Media education

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18th Lopez Jaena Community Journalism Workshop; Thomson Reuters writing and reporting news course; National Public Radio reporting fellowship

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Freedom of Information

APC to hold a forum on combating corruption and promoting competitiveness
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Join the discussion, “Two sides of a coin: A Forum on Combating Corruption and Promoting Economic Competitiveness” on July 16, 2014, from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, at the Bahia Rooftop, 14/F Intercontinental Hotel, Makati City.

Organzied by the Asian Institute of Management and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, in collaboration with EU-Asia Economic Governance Forum, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility, Ateneo School of Government, and International Center for Innovation, Transformation and Excellence in Governance, this policy forum brings together experts, policymakers and various stakeholders in the anti-corruption effort in Asia and beyond.

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