NOPPO calling on witnesses to help solve case of murdered broadcaster

Immae Lachica 05/06/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police in Negros Oriental are still working to determine the motive of the killing of Rex Cornelio Pepino, a Dumaguete-based journalist, and radio broadcaster, who was gunned down Tuesday night, May 5, 2020,…

Palace condoles with family of journalist Niñez Cacho-Olivares

Nestor Corrales 01/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Friday condoled with the family of veteran journalist Niñez Cacho-Olivares. “We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of one of the country’s veteran journalists, Ms. Niñez Cacho-Olivares,” Communications…

Alfredo Espinoza: Veteran journalist, incomparable father, passes on at 90

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The late Alfredo Espinoza was a veteran journalist and a strong pillar in Cebu’s print media industry and to his family. Marcelina Espinoza-Guerra, the fifth of Espinoza’s 11 children, said she would always…

Remembering Ricky Poca

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/26/2017

RICKY Poca emerged in the public eye in the mid-80s when he joined the struggle against the Marcos dictatorship. Together with his uncle, the late Cebu City councilor Clemente Rama, they helped the late Inday Nita Cortes…

Student journalists and the future of community news

Ryan Macasero 03/25/2017

While many aspiring journalists nationwide look to the capital to cover national events unfold, I did the opposite. I was already with a national news outlet and decided late 2015 that national news, listening to politicians repeat…

Cite your (credible) sources

Ryan Macasero 03/18/2017

“Cite your sources.” High school and college teachers would repeat this over and over and over again to students writing essays or research papers until they get it right. But many elected officials in the Philippines, including…

The women journalists who taught me courage

Ryan Macasero 03/11/2017

If women journalists in the Philippines participated in the global campaign “A Day Without a Woman” for International Women’s Day this year, most newsrooms across the country would be very empty. Well, we do have a gender…

The smell of home

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 02/10/2017

I tried to maintain a confident stance when I entered the Cebu Daily News building in the middle of an oppressive summer heat of 2006. I was one of the six Mass Communication students from the University…

The real kabiloso

Madrileña de la Cerna 01/21/2017

The launching of Raymund Fernandez’s book “Kamingaw: An Impressionist Portrait of the Bisaya Painter Martino A. Abellana” last January 10, 2017 brought back memories of my interactions with Noy Tinong as we fondly called him from childhood…

Is the media ‘biased?’ Journalism in the time of Duterte

Ryan Macasero 01/07/2017

Late last year, during a question and answer portion of a journalism workshop I was speaking at in a local university, a student had asked me bluntly if journalists today were “biased.” I answered just as bluntly,…

Tougher days for journalism ahead

Ryan Macasero 12/31/2016

In this year’s 2016 Career Cast report, newspaper reporter had been ranked the worst job in the United States, a consistent ranking for the profession in the job site’s annual anticipated report.  This is the 3rd time…

STATEMENT FROM CEBU DAILY NEWS

Editorial 12/14/2016

We are disappointed that Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña decided to “ban” from his office the City Hall reporter of Cebu Daily News, Jose Santino Bunachita, for no apparent reason other than saying “he (Santino) knows why.”…

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