JOURNALISTS SLAM DAVNOR DILG OFFICIAL’S ‘BOORISH BEHAVIOR’ VS. MEDIA

We will continue to be vigilant against such boorish public behavior by government officials The Mindanao Independent Press Council (MIPC) Inc. regrets the actuation, behavior, and demeanor of Ms. Jeannette Palmera, the assistant provincial director of the the Department of … Continue reading JOURNALISTS SLAM DAVNOR DILG OFFICIAL’S ‘BOORISH BEHAVIOR’ VS. MEDIA

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Mindanao journalists form Mindanao Independent Press Council (MIPC)

Journalists from across Mindanao have organized the Mindanao Independent Press Council (MIPC) ad interim that would serve as the umbrella organization of media associations and practitioners in the island region. The MIPC was organized recently in Davao City at the … Continue reading Mindanao journalists form Mindanao Independent Press Council (MIPC)

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MEDIA RALLY BEHIND DURIAN POST EDITOR VS. SPEAKER NOGRALES ON LIBEL RAP

Members of the various media organizations took turns in criticizing  House Speaker Prospero C. Nograles for instituting repressive measures against journalists perceived to be critical of his administration in the lower chamber by filing libel charges against them. The latest media reaction came as an offshoot of the libel case filed by Nograles versus Roger Balanza, editor of the Davao weekly Durian Post and his publisher Edgar Velez, on charges of maligning Nograles and his office. Balanza was charged by Nograles for the article titled “Does he deserve your vote? Nogie shaming city before world, nation” at the Durian Post dated February 15-21, … Continue reading MEDIA RALLY BEHIND DURIAN POST EDITOR VS. SPEAKER NOGRALES ON LIBEL RAP

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KBP welcomes journalists’ ‘full program disclosures’

BY EDITHA Z. CADUAYA An official of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) in Davao City yesterday welcomed the call of a group of journalists to oblige blocktimers to “make full disclosure of their programs” in light of suspicion that the latter are being used in the campaigns of politicians. Mario Maximo Solis, chair of KBP Davao’s standard authority committee and station manager of RMN-dxDC, said the association “welcomes the reminder of Center for Media Freedom and responsibility (CMFR) as it calls on the KBP to impose its power as self regulating body.” Solis said according to KBP standards, … Continue reading KBP welcomes journalists’ ‘full program disclosures’

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