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Ethics

Deliberate misunderstanding

JEERS TO philstar.com for misunderstanding a report, and then carelessly highlighting a comment to support its conclusion.

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Ethics

FOI and the right to know

CHEERS TO Rappler.com for reviewing freedom of information (FOI) laws worldwide, and the state of access to information in the Philippines and the right to know.

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Press Freedom

Ukraine is most dangerous country for journalists worldwide; Philippines is sixth

Seven journalists were killed in Ukraine in the first half of 2014, making it the most dangerous country for journalists, according to a survey by the International News Safety Institute (INSI) released on 19 July 2014. This is the first time Ukraine has been so declared since INSI began monitoring the killing of journalists over a decade ago.

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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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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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UP Gawad Plaridel 2014; AJ+ reporting fellowship program; Thomson Foundation UK Foreign Press Association Awards

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Media watch

Obit
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AMERICAN NEWSPAPER photographer Earl Warren died last July 22. He was 70.
INDIAN JOURNALIST and editor Jehangir Pocha died of cardiac arrest last July 12. He was 46.

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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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