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Ethics

Biopiracy

CHEERS TO GMA-7’s Balitanghali and State of the Nation with Jessica Soho for looking into the issue of biopiracy in the Philippines.

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Solar’s news in Philippine languages

CHEERS TO Solar News Channel for its continuing effort to deliver relevant news in different Philippine languages in its two news programs.

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Press Freedom

Updated: Journalist gets death threat over Ampatuan Massacre report

CMFR/Philippines – A journalist received threatening text messages on 12 August 2014 after reporting that some state and private prosecutors may have been bribed to fix the Ampatuan (Maguindanao) Massacre Trial in favor of the accused. “Why won’t you stop? Do you want to die?” said a text message sent anonymously to television news journalist […]

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Press Freedom

Witness in killing of journalist shot dead;
journalists mauled, threatened at gun point

CMFR/Philippines – Unidentified men shot dead an eye witness in the killing of a journalist in Digos City in 2010 on 31 July 2014 in Davao City. Meanwhile, a policeman and two others allegedly mauled a camera man and threatened other journalists in a Karaoke bar in Agusan del Sur on 2 August 2014. Davao […]

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In Medias Res

The Aquino assassination: The challenge to media
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Posted on 20 Aug 2014 In Medias Res

By Melinda Quintos de Jesus

Because I have been a journalist for so long, this lecture involves personal remembrance. Hopefully this will not get in the way of the main objective, which is to think about the role of the press, not only during the political period under discussion, but in general, as a critical issue affecting our national development. This is something that needs to be emphasized as the press and media are not usually considered in the study of politics and social concerns, including governance and civil society.

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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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BusinessMirror owner acquires 34% of RPN-9; Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program

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Media watch

Obit
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FILIPINO JOURNALIST Relly Carpio died from a respiratory disease and cardiac arrest last August 13. He was 39.
AMERICAN JOURNALIST and editor Barbara Funkhouser died last August 15. She was 74.

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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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