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Rebuilding Lumad’s Dismantled Rights, One Story at a Time
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For decades, indigenous peoples (IP), or lumad, in the country have endured systemic neglect and discrimination. Some of the physical structures that are meant to serve their collective needs such as education are a testament to this sad reality. Imagine...
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Building from the Rubble
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When a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook the Bohol province in October 2013, followed in less than a month by super typhoon Yolanda that wreaked havoc on Eastern Visayas, the media rose to the occasion in providing the public with a steady...
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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. The country’s...
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Conference Editorial for the 20th National Press Forum
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West Philippine Sea in the Public Mind: Beyond Sound Bites 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...
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Construction Reporting: Nailing It Right
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Think construction reporting, and what comes to mind? Carl Jerome Maroma, a correspondent for CLTV36, used to think it was all about crafting a story about an infrastructure project and relevant details. He has since had a rethink. Construction reporting...
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(Part 2) Different parties, different strokes Local pols (re)imagine CdO’s mental-health facility, program
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Different parties, different strokes Local pols (re)imagine CdO’s mental-health facility, program Last of two parts By Lina Sagaral Reyes Contributor (The first part presented the perspectives of the Centrist Democratic Party.) To build or not to build a mental health...
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(Part 1) Different parties, different strokes Local pols (re)imagine CdO’s mental-health facility, program
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Reportage for this series, originally published by Business week Mindanao and Mindanao Daily News on April 30 and May 4, was made possible through a modest grant from PPI to help member publications' reporters or contributors  explore both unreported and underreported issues that...
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No votes cast for lumads in evacuation center
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This story, originally published by Mindanao Times on April 30, 2016, was made possible through a PPI grant intended to help journalists from member publications to explore both unreported and underreported stories under the Philippines elections. As the following article...
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Building Better Stories, Block by Block
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A series of seminar-workshops for media practitioners on the links between the con-struction industry and sustainable growth is set to kick off next week. The Philippine Press Institute (PPI) and Holcim Philippines, Inc. are undertaking this joint initiative, which builds...
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PPI, NAC and MORES conduct training series on election coverage
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PPI, NAC and MORES conduct training series on election coverage Polls and ‘Horse Race’: Making Media Coverage Count by Philippine Press Institute A few weeks from now, the electorate will troop to polling precincts to cast votes for the candidates...
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