Media’s lack of access to spot reports is questionable

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 09/15/2017

The right of the people to information on matters of public concern is protected by the Constitution. Through media, people get such information. And media, in turn, obtain it from government offices such as the police office.…

Reporters no longer allowed access to PNP spot reports

Nestle L. Semilla 09/13/2017

After barring the Commission on Human Rights to access case folders of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa has prohibited all police offices and units from releasing spot reports to members of…

Cebu press council backs proposed FOI ordinance

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/08/2016

THE Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) has expressed its support to a proposed Freedom of Information (FOI) ordinance by Cebu City Councilor Jose Daluz III. In a public hearing yesterday, the CCPC, through a statement by its executive…

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