June 2015 monitor Archives - CMFR

  • PR for “tourism”

    Jeers to The Daily Tribune for publishing a report that sounded like a press release from a government agency, and which also promoted a shopping mall. Read more

  • Explaining “liquefaction”

    Cheers to ABS-CBN 2’s TV Patrol for an informative report on liquefaction— one of the hazards that could result from a strong earthquake. Read more

  • Departing from the usual

    CHEERS TO two news programs for giving attention to those sector often marginalized by the media, and for airing a digestible backgrounder on the Moro struggle. Read more

  • What Senate reshuffle?

    JEERS TO the Daily Tribune for a misleading and biased report on the alleged Senate reshuffle to replace Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. as committee head for delays in... Read more

  • A press release in disguise

    JEERS TO The Philippine Star for publishing and placing an obvious press release promoting a delivery company in the News section on its June 18 issue. Read more

  • Road safety for cyclists

    CHEERS TO GMA-7’s 24 Oras and Balitanghali for going beyond the usual reporting on road accidents. Read more

  • Front page trivia

    JEERS TO the Philippine Daily Inquirer for a report on Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte statement on a drug for erectile dysfunction which the newspaper highlighted on the... Read more

  • A serious charge—from unnamed sources

    JEERS TO The Standard for publishing an inaccurate report from anonymous sources about the alleged use of a Chinese national to fund alleged bribes for lawmakers for the swift... Read more

  • Road map on transportation regulation

    CHEERS TO ABS-CBN 2's Failon Ngayon for looking at the state of land transportation and regulation in the country — specifically the issues on driver's licensing and the Motor... Read more

  • Disrespecting the deceased

    JEERS TO several media organizations for their gory reports on a crime involving a minor. Read more