Luis V. Teodoro, Author at CMFR | Page 2 of 11

  • The FOI watch

    He didn't mention it in his fifth State of the Nation Address, but President Benigno Aquino III has included the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill in his list of... Read more

  • Notes on the dominant press (Updated)

    AN ETHICAL as well as professional duty, truth-telling and accuracy are fundamental to media and press practice. But in the dominant (wrongly referred to as the "mainstream") press, it... Read more

  • Notes on the alternative press

    A national conference on the alternative press is likely to be held in October at the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication in Diliman, Quezon City, with... Read more

  • Rethinking ‘mug shot’ publication

    THE PUBLICATION of the "mug shot" of any individual is ethically questionable, but has been routine media practice in the Philippines. In some countries, for example in the... Read more

  • Delusion and reality

    SENATOR RAMON Revilla Jr. may not be as “delusional” as Akbayan Representative Walden Bello declared in reaction to the former’s announcement that he intends to run for the Presidency... Read more

  • No illusions

    No one should be under the illusion that every journalist killed for what he or she reported or commented on was fighting for freedom, for principle, for public interest,... Read more

  • Ban the ban

    But in an unwonted display of anti-media pique, Te delayed his own briefing last Tuesday to make sure that the TV cameras would not be transmitting sounds and images... Read more

  • Lives’ labors lost (Updated)

    The claim that the loss of media credibility is worse than the killing of journalists is an exaggeration. There is no problem as bad as, and certainly no problem... Read more

  • More than a labor issue

    THE PRACTICE of not paying reporters or broadcasters salaries, although already a creeping reality in the decades that followed the dismantling of the Marcos dictatorship, is spreading not only... Read more

  • The press in Philippine society

    The protection the Constitution extends to press freedom is premised on the assumption that the press has a social duty to discharge to merit that protection. Indeed the Constitution... Read more