January 2007 Archives - CMFR

  • The journalist as migrant

    A reporter finds happiness in an unlikely niche The journalist as migrant n By Divina C. Paredes ”Journalism… gives you a front-row seat to life and all its opportunities.”... Read more

  • Chronicle

    SEAPA’s 2007 journalism fellowship program opens APPLICATIONS are being accepted for the 2007 SEAPA (Southeast Asian Press Alliance) Journalism Fellowship Program which has the theme, “Human Rights vs a... Read more

  • Crisis: International

    W. African president’s brother sues for libel L’EVÉNEMENT, A bi-monthly publication in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in West Africa, was tried for libel on Jan. 8 after François Compaoré, brother... Read more

  • Crisis: National

    Ilocos Norte reporter killed A RADIO reporter and community paper journalist was stabbed to death on Dec. 20 last year in Batac, Ilocos Norte. Andres “Andy” Acosta, 46, reporter... Read more

  • The Presscon That Wasn’t

    A reporter’s ringside view of an incident The Presscon That Wasn’t By Ellen Tordesillas ARRIVING AT the Dusit Hotel for the press conference called by Speaker Jose de Venecia Jr.... Read more

  • Media reporting on HIV/AIDS

    Covering a ‘silent story’ Media reporting on HIV/AIDS By Ma. Diosa Labiste MEDIA COVERAGE of HIV/AIDS* in the country is generally sympathetic but remains seasonal and, sometimes, sensational. These... Read more

  • Living in Dangerous Times

    Survival tips for journalists Living in Dangerous Times By Junette B. Galagala N THE Philippines, where some journalists regard libel suits as badges of honor, threats are seen as... Read more

  • The struggles of the community press

    The struggles of the community press Surviving politics and poverty By Nathan Lee and Jose Bimbo F. Santos CAN AN independent press survive in an environment of political warlordism... Read more

  • Bangkok Declaration

    Bangkok Declaration Asia Media Forum Bangkok, December 17-19, 2006 This declaration was drafted in a conference sponsored by the Asia Media Forum in Bangkok, Thailand, on Dec. 17-19, 2006. ... Read more

  • The legal basis for suing Jose Miguel Arroyo

    Under the Philippine Civil Code, there exists a chapter with the title, “Human Relations.” It is the second chapter of the Code and it contains the articles that were... Read more