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uFly fires flight simulator who appeared on CNN

Screenshot of Mitchell Casado's twitter account.

A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN’s coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular job and “shamed Canadians” by dressing like a teenager.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

German hostage in Yemen shown on TV


A German citizen held hostage in Yemen was shown on a private television channel Monday, the first time he has been seen since he was taken hostage two months ago in a tribal region.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan NHK boss under fire for comfort women remark

In this photo taken on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, Katsuto Momii, new president of public broadcaster NHK, holds a news conference at the start of his three-year term in Tokyo. Japan's top government spokesman Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga defended Momii for his remarks that the use of women as military prostitutes was common worldwide during World War II. NHK chairman Momii told a news conference Saturday to mark his appointment that "comfort women" existed in any country at war, not just Japan. AP

Japan’s top government spokesman has defended the new head of public television NHK for his remarks that the use of women as military prostitutes was common worldwide during World War II.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Manila councilor says MTRCB’s reprimand of TV host a blow to press freedom


Can admonishing a TV host for his “indecorous language and demeanor” be considered a threat to press freedom?

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Bishop Bacani urges watching less telenovelas, more prayer

Retired Novaliches Bishop Teodoro Bacani   FILE PHOTO

As violence and corruption beset the country, a Catholic bishop is calling on the faithful to watch less telenovelas, pray the rosary more often and leave behind the culture that breeds selfishness.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bill requires newscasts to air PWD-friendly programs

Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares .  INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Heightening the concern for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs), a bill has been filed requiring television stations to put Filipino sign language insets on their local news programs.

Posted: September 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

British broadcaster David Frost dies aged 74

Broadcaster Sir David Frost poses for the photographers as he arrives for the European premiere of the 'Fire in Babylon' film at a central London cinema in this Monday, May 9, 2011 file photo. Frost has died at the age of 74, his family said in a statement Sunday Sept. 1 2013. AP

British TV giant David Frost, 74, who interviewed the world’s great and good in a half-century broadcasting career, has died of a heart attack on board the Queen Elizabeth cruise liner, his family said Sunday.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

BBC sorry for showing Prince William ‘penis’ doodle

Prince William. AP File Photo

The BBC apologized on Thursday for accidentally showing an image of Britain’s Prince William with a penis drawn on his head.

Posted: August 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Alarming’ rise in children injured by falling TVs


Falling televisions sent nearly 200,000 U.S. children to the emergency room over 20 years, and the injury rate has climbed substantially for these sometimes deadly accidents, a study found.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Asiana to sue San Francisco TV station over names

The wreckage of Asiana Flight 214, which crashed on Saturday, July 6, 2013, seen at San Francisco International Airport, in San Francisco.  AP File Photo

Asiana said Monday that it will sue a San Francisco TV station that damaged the airline’s reputation by using bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on a plane that crashed earlier this month in San Francisco.

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Court dismisses libel case filed by car theft suspect vs TV reporter


The Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office has junked a libel complaint against an ABS-CBN reporter who reported about the alleged involvement of a former head of a Mindanao-based antismuggling group in car theft activities.

Posted: June 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Heard on radio Inquirer 990AM: MTRCB head on comedy bar humor

We remind TV personalities to be more cautious when delivering comedy bar humor. I must admit, we are receiving complaints against some comedy shows. We in MTRCB are for the advancement of our TV and film industry.—Eugenio Villareal, chairman of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board, on criticisms reaped by a popular gay comedian for joking about a broadcast journalist being raped

Posted: May 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Honasan: Who cares about ‘unli’ airtime?

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Who cares about unlimited airtime when you can’t even raise enough money to pay for a five-minute TV campaign ad?

Posted: April 18th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

  1. Santiago accuses Lacson of fronting for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  2. Name names, Lacson told
  3. Santiago: Enrile, Lacson, Reyes plotting massive psywar operation
  4. Slain officer’s ‘diagram’ rocks PNP
  5. Kris Aquino’s ex- close in security named new Air Force chief
  6. Ex-COA chief nabbed for plunder
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Obama: US will defend Japan vs China
  9. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  10. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano


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  • Cris Villonco on play adapted from different medium
  • Business

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  • BSP to change tint of P100 bill
  • Nielsen sees car buying boom in the Philippines
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  • Vatican announces hashtag for April 27 canonizations
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  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
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  • Global Nation

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