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FMFA STATEMENT IN SOLIDARITY WITH BULATLAT AND PINOY WEEKLY
THE undersigned journalists, media organizations and advocacy groups unequivocally condemn the government’s blocking of access to the websites of media outlets Bulatlat and Pinoy Weekly and of other organizations on the claim that these are “affiliated to and are supporting...
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Future of journalism
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Public trust on legacy media has been eroded by the consumption of news and information in social media platforms. More Filipinos are getting information from vloggers, social media content creators and influencers as the credibility of journalists sank rock bottom....
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Election Violence in the Philippines
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On November 23, 2009, 58 people were mercilessly gunned down inside their vehicles which the perpetrators tried to hide by burying them in a mass grave in Maguindanao. It was the most gruesome, politically-motivated mass murders in history, a grim...
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The Air Wars: Social Media and the 2022 Elections
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Political analysts are concerned over the increasing dependence of Filipinos on social media influencers, saying they are already taking over the roles of both mainstream media and political parties. This consensus emerged among a political scientist and two veteran political...
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Pandemic drives PH population growth to slowest in 75 years
Pandemic drives PH population growth to slowest in 75 years But POPCOM, health expert say decline not necessarily a bad thing By Joyce Pangco Pañares Amid the lockdowns and uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more Filipinos are opting not...
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SALN Law: Asset or Liability
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Legal experts questioned the legality of restrictions imposed by the office of the ombudsman on the release of statements of assets liabilities and net worth, saying these make it virtually impossible for ordinary citizens to access these documents as allowed...
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Code of Professional and Ethical Conduct in Covering Elections (Second Edition – 2021)
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Code of Professional and Ethical Conduct in Covering Elections Second Edition2021 Developed by the Philippine Press Institute in partnership with the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication (AIJC) with the support of UNESCO Jakarta and the Netherlands“The success of a...
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Resilience: A trait among Filipinos during this COVID-19 pandemic
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COVID-19 altered lives; Filipinos continue to manifest resiliency MANILA – In any given year, there will always be at least 20 tropical cyclones that enter the country’s area of responsibility with eight or nine of them crossing the archipelago, bringing...
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PPI trustees re-elected; Manila Standard’s Estabillo still chairman
Seeking to attract local talent and revitalize the job market, Huawei Philippines kicked off on Tuesday its first virtual campus recruitment this year, themed “A Bigger, Bolder Future,” in partnership with the top universities in Metro Manila. Nearly 500 students...
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