Philippine Muslim Today: Struggle for a share in the mainstream

Expected to come out on the web is a new media outfit, Philippine Muslim Today (PMT). Its forerunners said if all is well they would issue its weekly electronic paper on Friday, June 19, 2020, and every Friday henceforth. Of course, this is kind of a dryrun for the outfit has to be formally organized.… Read More Philippine Muslim Today: Struggle for a share in the mainstream

British editor in UAE gets 10 years for wife’s slaying

Mas Yahya / RSPMarch 26, 2016 Francis Matthew. FACEBOOK/THE PENINSULA ILIGAN CITY: A British newspaper editor in Dubai was found guilty Sunday of bludgeoning his wife to death with a hammer and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Qatar’s daily The Peninsula carried a report by Malak Harb of AP, sying Francis Matthew, the former… Read More British editor in UAE gets 10 years for wife’s slaying

Determine fake media organizations first — Andanar

PCOO supports probe on fake news but… ILIGAN CITY, June 25 — The Presidential Communications Operations Office is supportive of a congressional probe on the proliferation of fake news but believes that the government should not regulate the media. PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar said it is important to distinguish between legitimate media organizations and fake… Read More Determine fake media organizations first — Andanar

TESDA to Give Free Skills Training to Media

ROCAYASUMNDAD OTICAL Marawi City | February 15, 2017 The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will give free skills training for qualified members of the National Press Club of the Philippines (NPC) and their dependents following the signing of an agreement between the two parties. TESDA Director General, Secretary Guiling “Gene” Mamondiong and NPC President… Read More TESDA to Give Free Skills Training to Media

Media summit for North Western Mindanao held

By FRANK E. DOSDOS JR. and ZANDRA JANE PONDOVILLAIligan City | December 4, 2016 A summit of members of the Media in Northwestern Mindanao was held last November 28-29 at Macapagal-Macaraeg Ancestral Home in Timoga, Buruun, this City. According to Juanito “Jun” Enriquez, Jr., Managing Director of Civil Society Organization Forum for Peace and President… Read More Media summit for North Western Mindanao held

Malacañang recognizes role of media, deplores assault on journalists

MANILA, June 1 — The Palace has disagreed with the contention that media killings may be justified if reporters and columnists are engaged in corruption, noting that everyone has the right to due process.“We recognize the vital role played by journalists as purveyors of information in a democratic society. As citizens, they have a fundamental… Read More Malacañang recognizes role of media, deplores assault on journalists