Luis V. Teodoro, Author at CMFR | Page 3 of 11

  • Truth in fiction

    THE COLOMBIAN Nobel laureate for literature Gabriel García Márquez died April 17, 2014 at the age of 87. Celebrated universally for the "magic realism" of his fiction, Marquez’s political... Read more

  • Journalist or ad solicitor?

    NAMED AS one of three media personalities who allegedly accepted bribes from a government corporation involved in the diversion of pork barrel funds to non-existent NGOs, TV5’s Erwin Tulfo... Read more

  • Out of context

    PROVIDING CONTEXT is not a strong suit of the dominant media,* whether in the form of a few paragraphs recalling the background of events, a sidebar, ... Read more

  • A relic of colonial rule (Updated)

    LIBEL AS a means of repression has been problematic in the Philippines even before the Revised Penal Code (RPC) went into effect in January, 1932. A libel law can be... Read more

  • It’s not about lawyers either

    THANKS TO the media, any incident including the pettiest crimes can become high profile subjects of debate and discussion. Since the mauling of comedian and TV host Vhong Navarro... Read more

  • Journalism’s not about the journalist

    WHATEVER THE medium — whether print, broadcast or online — journalism is about the news, not about the journalist. Read more

  • Media and change: Expecting the impossible

    THE MOST powerful organizations in the world are not governments but corporations, and among the most powerful corporations are the global media conglomerates. Corporations are the power behind even... Read more

  • Rousing the media audience

    ALTHOUGH SOME communication scholars take exception to the findings of a decades-old study that condemns the Wile-y Coyote/Roadrunner cartoon for its violence, other studies have since validated the warning... Read more

  • The never ending story

    The elections of 2013 were over only seven months ago. But preparations are already under way for the elections of 2016, when the electorate once more goes to... Read more

  • Murder as perennial as grass

    UNLESS THE Aquino administration rouses the Philippine National Police from its lethargy and forces it to find and investigate the killers of journalists; unless it lights a fire under... Read more