National Press Forum

Governance, Democracy, Media: Building Better Communities
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As the country gears for a possible shift to a federal form of government, former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr. underscored the important role that media has to play in ensuring that Filipinos make an informed choice on the issue....
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The Call for Federalism is Not Yet Dead
By Noel De Luna Chairman, Kusog Bicolandia While it first came in dramatic fashion, with then newly-installed President Rodrigo Duterte pushing for the shift to the federal system of government to help spur long-stunted development in the provinces, the idea...
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PPI hails Civic Journalism Community Press awardees
As the print industry continues to face challenges brought about by disruptive technology and innovation and a changing consumer landscape, the Philippine Press Institute shone the spotlight on the best of the best among the community newspapers across the country....
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PPI Elects New Board of Trustees
Manila Standard publisher Rolando Estabillo was elected as the new chairman and president of the Philippine Press Institute. Estabillo took the helm from former Ang Pilipino Star Ngayon editor-in-chief Al Pedroche, who described the PPI as the "most untainted media...
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PPI at 55: Building Better Communities
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 freedom; and 2)...
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PPI elects four officers and six regional trustees
01. Alfonso Gomez Pedroche, Pilipino Star Ngayon - Chairman-President (Re-elected) 02. Alex Rey Pal, MetroPost (Dumaguete City) - Trustee for Visayas and Vice-Chairman 03. Amalia Montecillo Bandiola, Mindanao Times (Davao City) - Trustee for Mindanao and Corporate Secretary (Re-elected) 04....
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IS PRINT MEDIA DYING?
By Alfonso Pedroche, PPI-Chairman The supply of newsprint runs short as the number of trees, from where paper is derived dwindles fast. As a result, the cost of newsprint rises to an exorbitant proportion even as the prices of other...
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PPI confab: reclaiming the value of journalism in disinformation age
PPI confab: reclaiming the value of journalism in disinformation age This year marks the 54th 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...
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ASEAN@50: Beyond the Headlines
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Today, at 50, ASEAN’s decades-long existence should prompt some earnest reflection on several fronts. How far has it gone in achieving its goals? How much of its multi-pronged vision for the 625 million-strong regional bloc is now undeniably a reality?...
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PPI long-time employees recognized in annual confab
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On its 53rd founding anniversary last May, the Philippine Press Institute, also known as the national association of newspapers, recognized two employees of its secretariat for their length of service, commitment and exceptional performance. Edgar M. Abalajon began working in...
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