High Stakes in Turbulent Waters

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Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio delivers a talk at the 20th National Press Forum of the Philippine Press Institute, themed: "Understanding the Dispute in the West Philippine Sea," on June 23 at the Century Park Hotel in Manila.

Don’t shoot the messenger, Mr. President, A PPI Statement

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The Philippine Press Institute (PPI) urgently calls on the incoming administration to commit itself in no uncertain terms to protecting journalists and other media workers in the country and thus uphold the constitutionally enshrined freedom of the press.

PPI elects new set of officers

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Marking its 52nd anniversary as the country’s premier association of newspapers, the Philippine Press Institute (PPI) elected a new board of trustees on Wednesday, June 22, at its Annual Membership Meeting at Century Park Hotel in Manila.

PPI annual confab focuses on maritime disputes

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A forum on the West Philippine Sea disputes will be among the highlights of this year’s 20th Annual Press Forum and Membership Meeting of the Philippine Press Institute, the country’s foremost association of newspapers. Publishers and editors of PPI member-newspapers nationwide will convene in Manila for their two-day yearly gathering beginning on Wednesday, June 23, at the Century Park Hotel.

From Road to Ocean: Media an Essential Partner in Development

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Winning may not be everything, yet it highlights one thing: Excellence matters and pays off. Here’s a glimpse into how specific publications bested the rest in their respective categories as they clinched top honors in the recently concluded 2015 Civic Journalism Awards given out by the Philippine Press Institute on the occasion of its 20th National Press Forum and Annual Members’ Meeting.

West Philippine Sea in the Public Mind: Beyond Sound Bites

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As the Philippines heads into a new political dispensation, much of the country is watching with bated breath how the newly minted President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will sooner or later deal with the issue of China’s aggressive intrusion into the West Philippine Sea (or areas of the South China Sea lying within the country’s exclusive economic zone prescribed by international law).

Online presence boosts readership amid the debris

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Adapting to technological trends such as the internet could prove beneficial to community newspapers not only by expanding theirs readership base but also by boosting advertisement revenue. Southern Leyte Times found this out almost three years after establishing its online presence when Typhoon Yolanda wreaked havoc in Western Visayas in 2013. Ruevivar Reyes, Southern Leyte Times’ brand manager, said it is time for all the community newspapers in the country to adapt to the Internet, called the “New Media,” to harness its benefits to the community and the newspaper.

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