Early lessons from the US elections

Gideon Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 11/06/2020

As I write this, Joe Biden seems to be on the verge of victory over Donald Trump, in a general election that has turned out to be much closer than polls suggested (A “nail-biter,” as my sister…

See you around

Attorney Ruphil Bañoc 05/15/2020

  I thank the management of Cebu Daily News,  as it continues to explore avenues to meet the challenges of time. CDN has always exercised editorial independence, refusing to kowtow or bow down to vested interest. Indeed, the…

Basilica evolves, embraces technology to reach more faithful

Marc Cosep 03/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Digital technology presents an often bewildering array of choices for organizations as it compels them to produce content on their social media pages. Slideshows, and videos, join social networks, and use mobile technology…

SM running event to benefit the media & Cebu’s street children

PR 01/22/2020

The proceeds of this year’s SM2SM Run will go a long way to fund the programs & projects of the Cebu News Workers Foundation, Inc. and Children of Cebu Foundation, Inc. Now on its 10th year, SM2SM Run…

Dating someone from the media? Read on

Immae Lachica 09/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— In Cebu, journalists and broadcasters recently celebrated the Cebu Press Freedom Week, which is one of its kind in the Philippines. During this week, media people can get to relax and share their talents…

PPI at 55: Building better communities

PR 07/02/2019

This year marks the 55th anniversary of the Philippine Press Institute (PPI), also known as the national association of newspapers. This milestone serves as a testament to the enduring two-pronged vision of PPI: 1) To defend press…

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…

Cebuanas share their versions of  ‘Dalagang Pilipina’ Challenge

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 04/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Who have heard the newest video meme, “Dalagang Pilipina” Challenge? This challenge has become an online craze in the social media world. It is done by filming oneself making shy but funny cute…

Media groups call for prudence in reporting narco list

Inquirer.net 03/08/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Several media groups, in a joint statement issued Thursday,  called on journalists to exercise “utter prudence and fastidious judgment” in reporting stories about the Duterte administration’s list of public officials allegedly involved in the…

Candidates urged to register their online campaign before start of election campaign period

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local candidates for the May 2019 elections are encouraged to register their online election campaign or their election drive in social media accounts, websites, and blogs at national office of the Commission on…

Social media surpasses newspapers as news source in US — survey

AP 12/12/2018

  NEW YORK — A survey says Americans today are more likely to get news from social media websites than newspapers. The Pew Research Center said Monday that 20 percent of Americans cited social media as a…

Cebuana skateboard champ makes Time’s 25 influential teens

Inquirer.net 12/10/2018

MANILA, Philippines — Asian Games gold medalist Margielyn Didal is among Time Magazine’s “25 Most Influential Teens of 2018,” making the sole Filipino included on the list. “This summer, the 19 year old from Cebu City, Philippines,…

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