Obit

URUGUAYAN JOURNALIST and writer Eduardo Galeano passed away at 74, while American journalist and author Barbara Strauch died at 63.

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Chronicle

Applications to the 10th ASEF Journalists' Colloquium, Call for Papers: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

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Looking into GOCC executives’ salaries and benefits

CHEERS to Network News of CNN Philippines for a report on the "hefty" salaries and benefits of executives of government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) three years after Republic Act No. 10149 became law.

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Battle-weary victims ask: When will this stop?

CHEERS TO the Philippine Daily Inquirer for similarly reporting on the civilians displaced by conflict.

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Inaccurate and uncorroborated

JEERS TO the Philippine Daily Inquirer for an inaccurate report full of misleading information on a study of the conflict in Mindanao (“World Bank: BBL can’t ensure peace, new threat groups emerging,” April 11, front page).

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A unity call for peace

CHEERS TO the Manila Bulletin for focusing on an underrepresented sector in the BBL discussions severely affected by the continuing clashes: the farmers in the region.

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Another alarmist headline about Mindanao

JEERS TO the Manila Bulletin for its Feb. 28 banner headline that proclaimed that a “New Mindanao war begins”.

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Two arrested for killing of reporter

Second journalist arrested on libel charge in ten days

An online news correspondent facing a criminal libel charge was arrested on 15 April 2015 in Barangay Poctol, Daraga, Albay province. Albay is 451 kilometers south of Manila.

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Chronicle

International Women’s Media Foundation - Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, 1st Online International Master in Communication Arts for ASEAN

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Two arrested for killing of reporter

‘Gunman’ in shooting of journalist charged

CMFR/ PHILIPPINES – A murder charge against the alleged gunman in the killing of radio blocktimer Maurito Lim has been filed in Tagbilaran City, Bohol province. Bohol is 983 kilometers south of Manila.

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Ethics

Chronicle

Applications to the 10th ASEF Journalists’ Colloquium, Call for Papers: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

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Journalism Ethics

Ethics

Looking into GOCC executives’ salaries and benefits

CHEERS to Network News of CNN Philippines for a report on the “hefty” salaries and benefits of executives of government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) three years after Republic Act No. 10149 became law.

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Two arrested for killing of reporter

Press Freedom

Second journalist arrested on libel charge in ten days

An online news correspondent facing a criminal libel charge was arrested on 15 April 2015 in Barangay Poctol, Daraga, Albay province. Albay is 451 kilometers south of Manila.

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Two arrested for killing of reporter

Press Freedom

‘Gunman’ in shooting of journalist charged

CMFR/ PHILIPPINES – A murder charge against the alleged gunman in the killing of radio blocktimer Maurito Lim has been filed in Tagbilaran City, Bohol province. Bohol is 983 kilometers south of Manila.

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In Medias Res

Ending impunity is a state responsibility
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Posted on 1 Dec 2014 In Medias Res

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:

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Statements

International concern, local indifference
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Posted on 23 Nov 2014 Ampatuan 5

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.

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Media development

Chronicle
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Posted on 27 Apr 2015 Media Development Thumbnail_200

Applications to the 10th ASEF Journalists’ Colloquium, Call for Papers: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

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Media watch

Obit
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Posted on 27 Apr 2015 Media Watch Thumbnail_New

URUGUAYAN JOURNALIST and writer Eduardo Galeano passed away at 74, while American journalist and author Barbara Strauch died at 63.

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Media education

[MEDIA ADVISORY: FOR COVERAGE] ON THE FIFTH YEAR OF THE AMPATUAN MASSACRE: Chief Justice Sereno to Keynote Forum on Impunity
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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 […]

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Freedom of Information

APC to hold a forum on combating corruption and promoting competitiveness
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Posted on 9 Jul 2014 CMFR-Thumbnail

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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