Journalist urges Ombud: Probe Albuera police chief

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/09/2016

A JOURNALIST based in Ormoc City, Leyte has filed a string of complaints against the police chief of Albuera town for allegedly coddling a drug suspect connected to Eastern Visayas’ top drug personality Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr.…

Police jails newspaper editor, columnists

11/02/2016

ISTANBUL — Turkish police detained the chief editor and at least 11 senior staff of Turkey’s opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper on Monday, a move that signals a widening crackdown on dissenting voices. Editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu, cartoonist Musa Kart,…

Journalism is not a crime

10/03/2016

(A statement by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines in defense of Filipino journalists Manny Mogato and Karen Lema subjected to cyberbullying by supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte) In what is becoming a common and…

Going home

Jason A. Baguia 09/30/2016

I am going home soon. I do not complain. This is privilege denied to many Filipino workers who spend several years if not decades overseas before they can smell our tropical air again, before they can hold…

Bon Appetit at The Marco Polo

Jaime Picornell 09/24/2016

TWELVE noon on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Cafe Marco of the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel and the place was getting filled up by the minute with diners come to enjoy the first day of Bon Appetit.…

Media people light candles at Capitol for fallen colleagues

Nestle L. Semilla 09/23/2016

A GOVERNMENT official, a head of a newspapers association and at least 30 other members of the media lighted candles yesterday at the Cebu Provincial Capitol grounds to commemorate the fallen journalists, which is part of Cebu’s…

Expect electronic FOI by November – Andanar

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/23/2016

If the Duterte administration meets its self-imposed deadline, starting Nov. 25, 2016, various information on public transactions will be made available on government websites except for a considerable 166 matters involving national security, executive privilege and invasion…

Spotlight on the suffering

Jason A. Baguia 09/23/2016

I would like to start this edition by congratulating Ador Vincent Mayol, Cebu Daily News (CDN) senior reporter, on being adjudged print and online reporter of the year at the recent Globe Media Excellence Awards. Ador is…

Budding journalists told: Be fair, be truthful

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/22/2016

While mainstream media such as newspapers are being challenged by various digital media platforms, the basic principles of fairness, accuracy, and adherence to the truth remain as guidelines for journalists as they perform their roles as society’s…

MassComm students hold ‘integrity rally’

Michaela Jaycel L. Dolores 09/22/2016

  Mass communication students from different schools and universities in Cebu held an “integrity rally” against envelopmental journalism at the UP Cebu Oblation Square. The Journalist Creed was recited as well containing the oath to the integrity…

Credibility and the challenge of keeping it

Editorial 09/18/2016

Journalism is probably one of the few human endeavors where the greatest challenge to a practitioner is not a test of skills. In most professions, it is often this test of skills that makes or breaks a…

Campus talk highlights citizen journalism

08/30/2016

Citizen journalism and its role in a communication student’s career were highlighted by ABS-CBN’s “Bayan Mo, I-Patrol mo” (BMPM) head Rowena Paraan during her talk on August 17. Paraan flew in from Manila to speak in a…

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