Why real news matters

Warren Fernandez - @inquirerdotnet 10/03/2020

More than 150 newsrooms from around the world marked World News Day last Sept. 28. This, however, is not an occasion for journalists to pat themselves on the back for the work they do. Rather, the focus…

CNN crew arrested while reporting on Minneapolis protests

Associated Press 05/30/2020

MINNEAPOLIS  — The Minnesota State Patrol on Friday arrested a CNN television crew as they reported on violent protests in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a…

July 25 is National Campus Press Freedom Day

Nestor Corrales - INQUIRER.net 09/10/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law declaring July 25 each year as National Campus Press Freedom Day. Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11440 on August 28, a copy of which was released to…

FLOWERING OF THOUGHT: The case for journalism as creative work

Jason A. Baguia 03/27/2019

Academia is one aspect of Philippine life in which United States influence remains strong. The rigid and as such tragic division the country’s universities have imposed between the arts and sciences is a legacy from American pedagogies.…

The heart of community journalism

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/17/2018

I have been used to waking up in the morning reading Cebu Daily News. It has become part of my life.” These were the words of Gomer Jimenez, an 83-year-old former Cebu Provincial Capitol employee and one…

Journalism, truth, and memory

Jason A. Baguia 09/18/2018

The sun was out when the 26th Cebu Press Freedom Week celebration started Sunday. Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo concelebrated the Holy Mass to open the weeklong affair. Concelebrating were Msgr. Joseph Tan and Fr. Felmar Castrodes…

Lapu drafts case against Cebu Flash Report

Norman Mendoza 11/29/2017

The City Legal Office of Lapu-Lapu City is now drafting a case against the administrators of Cebu Flash Report (CFR). CFR, a Facebook page that publishes news and information, has been under fire since it posted information…

‘Stand up for the truth’

Futch Anthony Inso 10/01/2017

CHALLENGE FOR BROADCASTERS THE celebration of the broadcasters’ month has ended on September 30, but the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) – Cebu Chapter ceaselessly reminds its members to always stand up for the truth.…

‘To combat fake news, do better in what you do’

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/01/2017

Siloy Campus Journalism In a sea of aspiring journalists learning how to effectively write news reports and feature articles, there was 12-year-old Myles Augustine Rosel seated at the farthest side of the room thinking of ways on…

The digital journalism shift

Morexette B. Erram 09/22/2017

CDN publisher shows how the digital age has transformed print journalism landscape Apart from fake news and social media trolls, journalists are faced with the challenge of writing and publishing news on a digital platform with shorter…

Rape complaint filed against lawyer-broadcaster

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/26/2017

The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Wednesday filed a rape complaint against the Cebu lawyer-broadcaster who was accused of sexually molesting a 13-year-old girl. Juril Patiño, 32, will undergo a preliminary investigation at…

Media heads tackle ‘fake news’ spread on web

Doris C. Bongcac 05/11/2017

“IT’S no longer enough that we meet deadlines.” Journalists should also be equipped to understand the use of technology to be able to compete with those that produce fake news, said Max Limpag, co-founder of InnoPub Media.…

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