PRESIDENT Duterte got a beating in international media when last Aug. 21 he went on a verbal rampage against the United Nations, threatening to withdraw the country’s membership.Read more
ANICETO “Abbey” Canturias, former Cebu City Hall official who once worked with media, is facing the charge of libel lodged in court by the prosecutor’s office.Read more
“Media (especially Sun.Star) is still campaigning against me like elections are next week. No matter what I do, they will inject politics into it.”
-- Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, on FaceBook, July 24, 2016
WHEN “Washington Post” joined other respected U.S. newsrooms in April 1998 in adopting pre-employment drug testing, its management said, “We simply wanted to support a drug-free and alcohol-free workplace.”Read more
ALONG with being “misquoted,” the common complaint of news sources who are criticized over what they said in media is being “taken out of context” (TOOC).
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte didn’t say anything directly about the press in his inaugural address last June 30.
His administration’s need for the media though may be seen in two lines of his speech:Read more
IT helps if the job description of a spokesperson, press secretary, or p.i. or p.r. officer is thoroughly discussed and put in writing with the appointee before he’s signed up for his work.Read more
INCOMING president Rodrigo Duterte has declared a boycott on media. Republican presumptive nominee for U.S. president Donald Trump has banned disliked news outlets from covering his campaign.Read more