A BILL that prohibits media to use the word "Muslim" in referring to criminals and accused is being revived in the Senate, a radio report said.

If it becomes a law, violators will be fined P10,000 and imprisonment for six months.

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But the Asian Institute for Journalism and Communication said the bill is not needed, adding that education on the Code of Ethics for journalists is enough. (Sunnex)