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Ethics

Putting herself in her own report

JEERS TO GMA-7 reporter Tricia Zafra for making herself part of the story.

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Ethics

Raising awareness about PWDs

CHEERS TO VERA Files for continuing to report on the state of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the Philippines and providing updates on new measures that address their plight.

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Press Freedom

Newspaper reporter sues radio reporter for libel, cyber-bullying

CMFR/Philippines – A radio anchor in Malolos City, Bulacan province, will be arraigned on 22 July 2014, after a newspaper correspondent filed a libel charge against him on 17 January 2014. Malolos is approximately 40 kilometers north of Metro Manila. Carmela Reyes-Estrope, owner and editor-in-chief of NEWS CORE weekly in Bulacan, and a correspondent for […]

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Publishers acquitted, libel charges dismissed

CMFR/Philippines – A court in Cagayan de Oro City acquitted a newspaper publisher from a libel charge last 28 April 2014. Meanwhile, in Metro Manila, the Court of Appeal (CA) dismissed a libel case against another publisher on 7 July 2014. Branch 21 of the Cagayan de Oro Regional Trial Court acquitted Edgardo Maliza, publisher […]

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In Medias Res

Constitutional Crisis? Did it not start with the SC Ruling?
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Posted on 21 Jul 2014 In Medias Res

By Melinda Quintos de Jesus

CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS would be the outcome, some say, of President Aquino’s decision to file a motion for reconsideration of the High Court’s ruling on DAP.

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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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Earth Journalism Scholars Program; Richard Beeston Bursary 2014; Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship on conflict and violence reporting

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Media watch

Obit
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SCOTTISH BROADCASTER John Milne died on July 14. He was 72.

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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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