Cheers to the Manila Bulletin for highlighting the need for a national policy on shelter development—something one does not see regularly in the Philippine press. It also reminded journalists to do more policy reporting.
Cheers to Investigative Documentaries for further probing the unabated practice of anomalous infrastructure project deals.
Ten years after surviving an attack that left him paralyzed from the waist down, a Mindanao broadcaster died last 15 January 2015 in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato.
CMFR/Philippines – A broadcaster in Cagayan de Oro City received threats through text messages on 12 January 2015 after his commentary on the extrajudicial killings in the city, which allegedly involve city police officials. Cagayan de Oro City is 1403 kilometers south of Manila.
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:
IN A disturbing—and irony-ridden—demonstration of official hostility to the Constitutional guarantee of press freedom, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has prevented journalists from covering the trial of the alleged masterminds and perpetrators of the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan Massacre since August this year without justification, and without even informing the media who ordered the ban.
The Center for Media Freedom & Responsibility is looking for two staffwriters/reporters. Position is on contract basis.
AMERICAN PHOTOJOURNALIST Michel du Cille died of a heart attack last December 11. He was 58.
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno will keynote the Journalism Asia Forum (JAF) on November 23, 2014 organized by the Center for Media Freedom & Responsibility (CMFR). The event observes the fifth anniversary of the Ampatuan (Maguindanao) Massacre of November 23, 2009. The registration starts at 9 a.m. The Chief Justice will speak on […]
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.