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Ethics

Health care issues

CHEERS TO ABS-CBN 2′s Failon Ngayon for looking into several issues in the Philippine health care system.

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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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Press Freedom

‘Privacy protection’ bill threatens free expression

CMFR/Philippines – A bill to protect personal privacy passed second reading in The House of Representatives on 12 August 2014. A congressman and media groups say once it becomes law, House Bill 04807 will have negative effects on press freedom and free expression. In a statement on 28 August, party-list representative Carlos Isagani Zarate called […]

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Press Freedom

Justice Department orders filing of charges against former officials for murder of journalist

CMFR/Philippines – The Department of Justice on 26 August 2014 ordered the Investigating Prosecutor and Prosecutor General to file charges against two former elected officials for the June 2010 murder of journalist Nestor Bedolido Sr. in Digos City, Davao del Sur province. Resolving a motion for reconsideration filed by Bedolido’s kin, Justice Secretary Leila de […]

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

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Media watch

Obit
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FILIPINO JOURNALIST Dino Balabo died last September 1. He was 45.

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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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