The Office of the President (OP) is set to investigate reported complaints of unfair labor practices in television (TV) networks involving employees who hold contractual and talent positions. This, after President Rodrigo R. Duterte tasked Special Assistant to the President … Continue reading Probe set vs. unfair labor practices in TV networks
YOUTH GROUP FILES ETHICS COMPLAINT AT OMBUDSMAN A youth group has filed administrativeethics complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman against Department of Justice (DoJ) Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre. The Millennial Against Dictators accused Aguirre of peddling “fake news” when he said … Continue reading ‘FAKE NEWS KING’ AGUIRRE IN HOT WATER
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Top editors at Australian newspapers The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald resigned Monday, after parent company Fairfax last week announced an overhaul designed to embrace the digital era. Peter Fray, publisher and editor-in-chief at the 180-year-old Sydney paper, and its first female editor Amanda Wilson, said they were leaving, as did The Age’s editor-in-chief Paul Ramadge. Their resignations pushed shares in the company down one cent to 57 cents, a record closing low. It follows last week’s shock announcement that Fairfax will slash about 1,900 jobs and downside The Herald and The Age from broadsheet to tabloid size and … Continue reading Top editors quit at Australian media giant Fairfax
Gunmen on a motorcycle have shot another journalist in southern Philippines on Tuesday, who but escaped death, authorities on Wednesday said. Charlie Monforte, a publisher of a local weekly and stringer for the state-owned Philippines News Agency is now undergoing treatment at a local hospital following the attack in Nabunturan town, in Mindanao’s Compostela Valley province, said Timoteo Pacleb, Compostela Valley police chief. Pacleb told Xinhua by text message that the victim was on his way home on his motorcycle when he was attacked in Poblacion village around 10 p.m. local time. “He was able to speed past and evade … Continue reading DAVAO JOURNALIST SURVIVES ATTACK
A three-man news team for the Dubai-based Al-Arabiya network are missing on a remote Philippine island notorious for Islamist militants and kidnappings, police said Friday. Jordanian Baker Atyani and his two Filipino crew failed to return to their hotel on Jolo island on Tuesday, provincial police chief Antonio Freyra said. “The Jolo mayor offered to provide security for them, but they declined, saying they would not go far from their hotel,” Senior Superintendent Freyra told AFP by telephone. Local authorities searched their rooms in Jolo town centre after the hotel owner reported to police that they failed to return in … Continue reading JORDANIAN journalist, 2 TV crewmen missing in southern philippines
by LITO DELOS REYES SIPA-ON TAKA DIHA KARON! “PACMAN FUCKED IN FIRST” DAVAO CITY – BOXING officials and local sports media here yesterday predicted 8th world division champion Manny Pacquiao to win over American Timothy Bradley in their title fight on Sunday in Las Vegas. Lawyer Guillermo Iroy Jr., executive director of the Philippine Sports Commission, said that Pacquiao will win by a knockout in the 8th round. The former national football coach and player from Davao said that Pacquiao has regained his strength and speed after he has been religiously reading the Bible and spending more time on religious … Continue reading Davao boxing officials, media predict Pacquiao win via KO
THEDURIANBEAT BY ROGER M. BALANZA Do journalists have a patron saint to pray to? Yes. The Roman Catholic Church has annointed three of them for journalists to pray to when they are under threat from assassins or when confronted by the temptations of committing mortal sin by succumbing to media corruption; and to intercede with God to provide their family food on the table, the media profession/writing, being, according to Jules Renard, “the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.” This piece is being written May 20, 2012, as the Roman Catholic Church commemorates … Continue reading YES, JOURNALISTS HAVE PATRON SAINTS,TOO