JEERS TO the Manila Bulletin and ABS-CBN 2’s TV Patrol for yet another careless suicide report.
CHEERS to ABS-CBN 2’s TV Patrol and ABS-CBNNews.com for examining the impact of several programs funded through the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) on the Philippine economy.
CMFR/Philippines – Free expression advocacy organization Article 19 will hold a side event on 17 September 2014 during the 27th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss ending impunity for attacks against journalists. Filipina lawyer Prima Quinsayas, a private prosecutor in the Ampatuan (Maguindanao) Massacre, will be part […]
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 […]
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.
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.
SPJ Code of Ethics; “Uncovering Asia” investigative journalism conference; Thomson Reuters governance reporting fellowship
AMERICAN JOURNALIST Stephen Isaacs died of complications from a fall last August 28. He was 76.
18th Lopez Jaena Community Journalism Workshop; Thomson Reuters writing and reporting news course; National Public Radio reporting fellowship
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.