July 2007 Archives - CMFR

  • The Job that isn’t Reporting from ‘Neverland’

    The Job that isn’t Reporting from ‘Neverland’ By Francis Ochoa OF COURSE, it’s the free passes. It’s the front row seats. I mean, no one ever goes through four... Read more


    Jailed Chinese journalist gets Golden Pen of Freedom A CHINESE journalist serving a 10-year prison sentence for revealing his government’s orders to newspapers to censor their reporting of the... Read more

  • Crisis: International

    BBC reporter freed after 114 days AFTER BEING held hostage for 114 days, British journalist Alan Johnston was finally released on the early morning of July 4. His freedom... Read more

  • Crisis: National

    After surviving ambush, 2 journalists sued for libel Two journalists who survived an ambush-slay attempt now face a lawsuit filed by the man they suspect to be behind the... Read more

  • Staying Tuned-In and True

    A journalist’s romance with television Staying Tuned-In and True By Cheche Lazaro IT’S BEEN 20 years since we first thought up the idea of putting together an investigative newsmagazine... Read more

  • POETRY, and Science, IN MOTION

    IN PHILIPPINE sports, basketball is king. And the Philippine press has gamely reflected the Filipino’s love affair with this sport, brought here by the Americans, by devoting much of... Read more

  • Sports writing: Journalism’s Toy Department

    Sports writing: Journalism’s Toy Department By Don Gil K. Carreon and Jose Bimbo F. Santos ON ANY given day, newspapers would have something like this: a banner story that... Read more

  • Power to The People?

    On the rise of citizen journalism Power to The People? By Melanie Y. Pinlac MODERN TECHNOLOGY has brought about changes in the landscape of news media. Today, another new... Read more

  • The Return of PJR

    ALONG with the holding of the 17th Jaime V. Ongpin Awards for Excellence in Journalism, the Philippine Journalism Review (PJR) was launched as a refereed journal on June 28.... Read more

  • JVOAEJ 2007: Biggest audience turnout marks event

    JVOAEJ 2007 Biggest audience turnout marks event By Melanie Y. Pinlac THIS YEAR’S  Jaime V. Ongpin Awards for Excellence in Journalism (JVOAEJ) was marked by several firsts in the... Read more