September 2007 Archives - CMFR

  • Editor’s Note: Remembering

    I KNOW I am speaking of an unfamiliar time when I begin to talk about martial law with my journalism students. I am met by blank stares and polite—if... Read more

  • TV Monitors

    Zooming in the Zulkiflis Following the beheading of 10 Marines in Basilan, media resurrected allegations of a link between the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front... Read more

  • Obituaries

    ESPARTERO, 34 PHOTOJOURNALIST JIOVANNI Espartero of the Visayan Daily Headlines passed away in Bacolod City on Aug. 5 after suffering a head injury when he figured in a motorcycle... Read more


    New comic strip book by Abrera Manix Abrera, cartoonist for PJR Reports, will be coming out with his third book, a compilation of his comic strips that appeared in... Read more

  • Crisis: International

    Burma cracks down on free expression PROTESTS AGAINST soaring fuel prices held in Burma’s capital Rangoon last week—including the largest rally in a decade—have led to the arrest of... Read more

  • Crisis: National

    TV reporter attacked AN ABS-CBN reporter was assaulted by a former basketball star after she tried to interview a taxi driver who was allegedly beaten up by the basketball... Read more

  • Back to the Past: A timeline of press freedom

    A timeline of press freedom Back to the Past By Jose Bimbo F. Santos and Melanie Y. Pinlac IN TODAY’S fast-moving world, 35 years can be a very short... Read more

  • Being a reporter during martial law

    It wasn’t easy but it was worth doing it Being a reporter during martial law By Jenny Santillan Santiago HOW WAS it like to work as a journalist during... Read more

  • Marcos and the Press

    The Martial Law-era editors look back Marcos and the Press By Melanie Y. Pinlac EVERYBODY THOUGHT Sept. 25, 1972 would be another paperless day. Just three days before, martial... Read more

  • Print Monitor

    Floored by flour THE MANILA Times failed to clear the air insofar as lingering fears about products imported from China are concerned. The Times reported the complaints of the... Read more