By Aries Joseph Hegina
Is the Philippine media fixated on exposing crimes but short on reporting their resolutions? That is what a dismayed President Benigno Aquino III thought during the agenda-setting dialogue in Malacañang Friday when he said that the Philippine media projects the country as “chaotic” due to its imbalanced crime reportage.
By Jerome Aning
A radio station manager in Dagupan City, who escaped a recent attempt on his life, asked Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Thursday to order an investigation of several people who may have been involved in the incident.
By Maila Ager
Senator Miriam Santiago walked out of a senate hearing of the Commission on Appointments (CA) after sending a member of the media outside the hearing room.
A court Pasig City last week dismissed libel charges filed by a bank against the staff of Sunday Punch, a newsweekly in Dagupan City, Pangasinan province, for a series of stories about the bank’s alleged use of public funds to pay its electricity consumption, a statement from the Center for International Law (CenterLaw) said.
President Aquino wants only one government TV network, which is why the administration is planning to complete the privatization of IBC 13 before his term ends, according to Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma.