Looking back
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Posted in Ethics, Media watch on 13 January 2012
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CHEERS TO online news sites Bulatlat.com and InterAksyon.com for dedicating a page containing reports and analyses on the Hacienda Luisita issue.

In-depth report?
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Posted in Ethics on 13 January 2012
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Jeers to Newsbreak for its incomplete report on the contraceptive ban in Bataan where seven barangays in Bataan passed an ordinance which banned the sale of modern forms of contraception in their community.

Highlighting what’s needed
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Posted in Ethics on 13 January 2012
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Cheers to Reporter’s Notebook for highlighting something not normally in the press radar: the continued crimes against deaf women in the country and the need for interpreters in court cases involving the deaf.

Desecrated corpses
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Posted in Ethics on 13 January 2012
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Cheers to Reporter’s Notebook for its Nov. 1 special report “Nilapastangang Bangkay (Desecrated Corpses)” that reported on how the dead are sometimes used to hold illegal gambling operations, among others.

Exam leak
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Posted in Ethics on 12 January 2012
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Jeers to The Manila Times for its biased and unsubstantiated banner story on the alleged bar exams leakage.

Puffery
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Posted in Ethics on 12 January 2012
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Jeers to Manila Bulletin for a front-page report on the courtesy call of Gwendoline Ruais, Philippine representative to the Miss World pageant, on Vice President Jejomar Binay.



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