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Media groups slam red-tagging of journalists

TWO Mindanao-based journalists — Leonardo Vicente “Cong” Corrales and Froilan Gallardo — were red-tagged in Cagayan de Oro along with a religious leader and a human rights lawyer.They were labeled as communists in a flyer, which supposedly came from a certain “Black Mamba” of the “MAT-NMR Press Club Chapter.” The suspected vigilante group claimed that […]

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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) to promote ethical standards within the ranks of its member-publications. “We do not only celebrate […]

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Mining the Real Gold in Lobo

By MAHARLIKA M. MANALO Last Part of 3-Part Series [THE following article is the Last Part of the Series. The series is the product of a 2-month research and study conducted under the Philippine Press Institute – Philippine-Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (PPI-Ph-EITI) Media Fellowship on Digging Stories that Matter.] “MINING has brought a lot of […]

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Mining the Real Gold in Lobo: Folks Awakening

By MAHARLIKA M. MANALO Part 2 of 3-Part Series [THE following article is the Second Part of the Series. The series is the product of a 2-month research and study conducted under the Philippine Press Institute – Philippine-Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (PPI-Ph-EITI) Media Fellowship on Digging Stories that Matter.] THE crooked road to mining operation […]

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Fight against fake news continues

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS MANILA, Philippines — IN an effort to curb the proliferation of fake news in the country, specially in social media and the community press, the Philippine Press Institute (PPI) keeps the ball rolling as it brings the ‘fight’ to colleges and universities both in the imperial Manila and in the countryside. […]