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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

City official sues newspaper for libel over mining story

CMFR/Philippines – The entire editorial staff and a correspondent of a newspaper in Cagayan de Oro City are facing a libel complaint over a 29 July 2014 report on allegedly illegal black sand mining operations in San Simon, an outlying village in the city. A member of the city’s mining regulatory board filed the complaint […]

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Press Freedom

Radio commentator shot and wounded

CMFR/Philippines – An unidentified gunman shot and wounded a radio commentator in Dagupan City on 26 August 2014. The police said they have yet to determine the motive behind the incident, but the victim said his exposes on illegal drugs may have caused the shooting. Orlando “Orly” Navarro was talking to a tricycle driver in […]

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In Medias Res

The Aquino assassination: The challenge to media
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Posted on 20 Aug 2014 In Medias Res

By Melinda Quintos de Jesus

Because I have been a journalist for so long, this lecture involves personal remembrance. Hopefully this will not get in the way of the main objective, which is to think about the role of the press, not only during the political period under discussion, but in general, as a critical issue affecting our national development. This is something that needs to be emphasized as the press and media are not usually considered in the study of politics and social concerns, including governance and civil society.

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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 Relly Carpio died from a respiratory disease and cardiac arrest last August 13. He was 39.
AMERICAN JOURNALIST and editor Barbara Funkhouser died last August 15. She was 74.

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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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