Reporting the South China Sea Dispute: Lack of context still at issue

Reporting the South China Sea Dispute: Lack of context still at issue

Associate Justice Carpio’s public lecture provided the necessary historical and empirical context to shed light on the causes of the dispute and explained the significant stakes involved and the rationale of the Philippine arbitration case against China.

Obit

Obit

Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) columnist Neal H. Cruz, died Tuesday, July 28, due to a head injury. He was 85; New Zealand TV journalist Anzac Pikia died Sunday, July 26, after suddenly collapsing at a café in Rotorua. The cause of his death was still uncertain. He was 35.

Chronicle

Chronicle

Call for Nominations: Gawad Agong sa Pamamahayag 2015, Journalist in Residence Program- Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies

R2KRN STATEMENT: Speaker’s support for FOI mere lip service

R2KRN STATEMENT: Speaker’s support for FOI mere lip service

AT AROUND the time that the Senate approved the FOI bill on Third Reading in March 2014, House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte boldly proclaimed: “Ang ipinangako ko talaga is during the 16th Congress. Bitayin ninyo ako kung matapos ito at hindi pa nakakapasa.”

Front page PR for lothario drink

Front page PR for lothario drink

JEERS TO the Philippine Daily Inquirer for publishing on its front page a story that carries to new heights reportage on trivia. The subject: how several lawmakers seem to “go crazy” over a certain energy drink.

Serious charges, unidentified sources

Serious charges, unidentified sources

ON MARCH 5, the Bureau of Immigration and Deportation (BID) issued an order to deport an alleged Chinese crime lord named Wang Bo who is being sought by the International Criminal Police Organization and the Chinese government for allegedly embezzling $100 million.

Obit

Obit

Boston medical journalist Dr. Murray Feingold died Friday, July 17, due to a rare lung disease, according to his family. He was 84; Crime and court reporter Christy Arboscello died Monday, July 20, after a nine-year battle with cancer. She was 34.

Chronicle

Chronicle

Star announces Business World acquisition, Google launches News Lab for tech-assisted journalism

An incident becomes a war

An incident becomes a war

IN THE afternoon of June 18, a group of University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman students armed with baseball bats and lead pipes attacked two others inside the campus. Soon after, friends of the victims came to their aid, only to face an assault by another group of students.

An ad masquerading as a report

An ad masquerading as a report

JEERS TO the Manila Bulletin for making an advertisement look like a news article.


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Ethics

Reporting the South China Sea Dispute: Lack of context still at issue

Associate Justice Carpio’s public lecture provided the necessary historical and empirical context to shed light on the causes of the dispute and explained the significant stakes involved and the rationale of the Philippine arbitration case against China.

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Ethics

Front page PR for lothario drink

JEERS TO the Philippine Daily Inquirer for publishing on its front page a story that carries to new heights reportage on trivia. The subject: how several lawmakers seem to “go crazy” over a certain energy drink.

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Press Freedom

R2KRN STATEMENT: Speaker’s support for FOI mere lip service

AT AROUND the time that the Senate approved the FOI bill on Third Reading in March 2014, House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte boldly proclaimed: “Ang ipinangako ko talaga is during the 16th Congress. Bitayin ninyo ako kung matapos ito at hindi pa nakakapasa.”

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Press Freedom

Anti-communist group threatens journalists via SMS

CMFR/ PHILIPPINES – A self-proclaimed anti-communist group allegedly threatened via text message several journalists in Davao and Cagayan de Oro when they failed to cover a press conference hosted by the former.

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Peace Journalism

Serious charges, unidentified sources
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Posted on 28 Jul 2015 Journalism-Review_Thumbnail-V3

ON MARCH 5, the Bureau of Immigration and Deportation (BID) issued an order to deport an alleged Chinese crime lord named Wang Bo who is being sought by the International Criminal Police Organization and the Chinese government for allegedly embezzling $100 million.

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Statements

Assuring journalists’ safety and independence
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The continuing killing of journalists and media workers is still the main threat to media freedom and the autonomy of journalists in the Philippines.

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Media development

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Call for Nominations: Gawad Agong sa Pamamahayag 2015, Journalist in Residence Program- Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies

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Media watch

Obit
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Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) columnist Neal H. Cruz, died Tuesday, July 28, due to a head injury. He was 85; New Zealand TV journalist Anzac Pikia died Sunday, July 26, after suddenly collapsing at a café in Rotorua. The cause of his death was still uncertain. He was 35.

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In Medias Res

Ending impunity is a state responsibility
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Posted on 1 Dec 2014 In Medias Res

By Luis V. Teodoro

“BIZARRE” WAS how an American journalist, who’s in the Philippines to write an article on the killing of journalists, described what he’s finding out, among them:

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Freedom of Information

R2KRN STATEMENT: Speaker’s support for FOI mere lip service
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AT AROUND the time that the Senate approved the FOI bill on Third Reading in March 2014, House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte boldly proclaimed: “Ang ipinangako ko talaga is during the 16th Congress. Bitayin ninyo ako kung matapos ito at hindi pa nakakapasa.”

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