• Looking back

    CHEERS TO online news sites and for dedicating a page containing reports and analyses on the Hacienda Luisita issue. Read more

  • In-depth report?

    Jeers to Newsbreak for its incomplete report on the contraceptive ban in Bataan where seven barangays in Bataan passed an ordinance which banned the sale of modern forms of... Read more

  • Highlighting what’s needed

    Cheers to Reporter’s Notebook for highlighting something not normally in the press radar: the continued crimes against deaf women in the country and the need for interpreters ... Read more

  • Desecrated corpses

    Cheers to Reporter’s Notebook for its Nov. 1 special report “Nilapastangang Bangkay (Desecrated Corpses)” that reported on how the dead are sometimes used to hold illegal gambling operations, among... Read more

  • Exam leak

    Jeers to The Manila Times for its biased and unsubstantiated banner story on the alleged bar exams leakage. Read more

  • On LPG taxis

    Cheers to the Philippine Daily Inquirer for its series that looked at the alleged negative effects of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-fueled taxis. Read more

  • Puffery

    Jeers to Manila Bulletin for a front-page report on the courtesy call of Gwendoline Ruais, Philippine representative to the Miss World pageant, on Vice President Jejomar Binay. Read more

  • Boy Abunda and the “entertainmentization” of news

    Showbiz news used to consist only of a segment and were usually aired near the end—after the “hard” news on politics, business, and social issues. Today’s showbiz news is no... Read more

  • The November visit of Hillary ClintonAnother opportunity missed

    The overnight visit of United States (US) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last November received wide, though not necessarily meaningful coverage from the Philippine press. Among the television networks,... Read more

  • Covering high profile crimesFocus on the sensational

    The media coverage of the killing of Italian priest Fausto “Pops” Tentorio, Ramgen Bautista (former actor and son of former senator Ramon Revilla Sr.) and Ricky Pempengco (father of... Read more