Obit

Obit

FORMER PUBLISHER of the Manila Bulletin and author Napoleon “Nap” Rama died Sunday, January 10. He was 92; Longtime journalist William Nangle died Friday, January 8. He was 70.

Chronicle

Chronicle

Comelec, KBP, media orgs launch Halalan (Election) 2016 debates; 2016 Asia Journalism Fellowship

Abu Sayyaf in MNLF Meeting: A Fellow Journalist as Source

Abu Sayyaf in MNLF Meeting: A Fellow Journalist as Source

JEERS TO the Manila Bulletin for failing to verify information on a meeting allegedly called last week by Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chairman Nur Misuari in Indanan, Sulu, and instead relying on a journalist as its source in reporting that elements of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) attended the meeting.

Prohibited Acts During 2016 Election Period

Prohibited Acts During 2016 Election Period

CHEERS TO some media organizations for reporting on the calendar of activities and certain prohibited acts during the election period (January 10 – June 9) released by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Resolution No. 9981. The poll body promulgated the said resolution on August 18, 2015.

Careers

Careers

The Center for Media Freedom & Responsibility is looking for a staffwriter/reporter. Position is on contract basis (one year).

Mitsubishi Montero and SUA: A Public Safety Issue

Mitsubishi Montero and SUA: A Public Safety Issue

NOTHING ELICITS sharper visceral reactions than seeing a vehicle seemingly running amuck, and ramming into other cars, structures and people. There has been a flood […]

Chronicle

Chronicle

Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for Documentary Photography & Film Grants, East-West Center 2016 Jefferson Fellowships

Obit

Obit

PHILIPPINE DAILY Inquirer editor in chief Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc died on Dec. 24, 2015. She was 74.

In the Philippines: Three journalists were killed for their work in 2015

In the Philippines: Three journalists were killed for their work in 2015

THE CENTER for Media Freedom and Responsibility takes exception to the statement in the 2015 Committee to Protect Journalists’ (CPJ) report on the killing of journalists worldwide that no journalists in the Philippines were killed for a work-related reason last year.

TV news team ambushed in Marawi City

TV news team ambushed in Marawi City

CMFR/ Philippines – Four unidentified men on two motorcycles ambushed a television news team in Marawi City on December 26. Marawi City is 1497 kilometers south of Manila. No one in the team was hurt.


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Ethics

Abu Sayyaf in MNLF Meeting: A Fellow Journalist as Source

JEERS TO the Manila Bulletin for failing to verify information on a meeting allegedly called last week by Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chairman Nur Misuari in Indanan, Sulu, and instead relying on a journalist as its source in reporting that elements of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) attended the meeting.

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Ethics

Prohibited Acts During 2016 Election Period

CHEERS TO some media organizations for reporting on the calendar of activities and certain prohibited acts during the election period (January 10 – June 9) released by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Resolution No. 9981. The poll body promulgated the said resolution on August 18, 2015.

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Press Freedom

In the Philippines: Three journalists were killed for their work in 2015

THE CENTER for Media Freedom and Responsibility takes exception to the statement in the 2015 Committee to Protect Journalists’ (CPJ) report on the killing of journalists worldwide that no journalists in the Philippines were killed for a work-related reason last year.

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Press Freedom

TV news team ambushed in Marawi City

CMFR/ Philippines – Four unidentified men on two motorcycles ambushed a television news team in Marawi City on December 26. Marawi City is 1497 kilometers south of Manila. No one in the team was hurt.

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Peace Journalism

Closing the Pandora’s box—a difficult task
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PRESIDENT AQUINO finally gave closure to the Mamasapano incident’s “alternative truth,” a controversy which the President himself publicly raised when he announced the government was probing another version of events in the SAF operation that led to the death of Malaysian bomb maker Zulkiflibin Hir alias Marwan during the Meet the Inquirer Multimedia forum on Tuesday, September 8.

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Statements

In the Philippines: Three journalists were killed for their work in 2015
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THE CENTER for Media Freedom and Responsibility takes exception to the statement in the 2015 Committee to Protect Journalists’ (CPJ) report on the killing of journalists worldwide that no journalists in the Philippines were killed for a work-related reason last year.

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Media development

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Comelec, KBP, media orgs launch Halalan (Election) 2016 debates; 2016 Asia Journalism Fellowship

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Media watch

Obit
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FORMER PUBLISHER of the Manila Bulletin and author Napoleon “Nap” Rama died Sunday, January 10. He was 92; Longtime journalist William Nangle died Friday, January 8. He was 70.

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In Medias Res

Update on Martial Law
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MARTIAL LAW is now history. Why then an update, a term journalists usually use for reports that keep up with the latest developments in current events. Perhaps even history calls for assessment and reassessment, as American historian, Glenn May, describes in his book “A Past Updated”. Unfortunately, while we have yet to write the history of Martial Law, we already need an update, a quick revise in the public mind about the meaning of those years.

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Freedom of Information

PCIJ, Ombudsman to hold Philippine Data Summit
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The Office of the Ombudsman and Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) will hold the “Philippine Data Summit: Open Data We Want, Open Data We Need, Open Up Government” on December 9, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria Hotel in Quezon City.

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