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LIVE: Senate hearing on fake news online

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:12 AM

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'Unapologetic' fake news spreaders an 'insult' to gov't officials – Robredo

Oct 05, 2017 - 7:22 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says of government officials spreading false information online: 'Papayagan ba natin na iyong kasamaang ganito iyong magpe-prevail?'

FIGHTING FAKE NEWS. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers a speech  before the Healthtech Challenge Philippines in Makati City on October 4. Photo by the OVP

Bongbong Marcos: 'My family has been suffering from fake news'

Oct 05, 2017 - 1:43 PM

Ex-senator Bongbong Marcos believes bloggers, regardless of their affiliations, should not be suppressed. Instead, he thinks it's the readers' responsibility to stop reading blogs they believe are making false claims.

FAKE NEWS VICTIMS? Former senator Bongbong Marcos (right), his sister Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos (left) and their mother Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos attend a House hearing on August 9. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Australian envoy to PH: Fake news 'a threat to democracy'

Jan 25, 2017 - 12:15 PM

Australian Ambassador Amanda Gorely hails the mainstream media s very important role in a democracy in this era of so called fake news

HITTING FAKE NEWS. Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Amanda Gorely criticizes fake news as she addresses journalists on January 24, 2017. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

After 2 hearings, FOI bill now up for Senate debate

Oct 19, 2016 - 4:07 PM

The bill which covers all branches of government seeks to mandate the disclosure of public documents on government websites

Photo from Office of Senator Poe

Call for applications: Biodiversity reporting 101

Nov 10, 2015 - 5:10 PM

Those interested to learn more about biodiversity of the ASEAN region can apply until November 25 2015

Media chief held in Turkey swoop on Erdogan opponents

Dec 14, 2014 - 9:06 PM

Turkish plain clothed police officers detain Ekrem Dumanli chief editor of Zaman newspapers

Turkish plain-clothed police officers detain Ekrem Dumanli (L) chief editor of Zaman newspapers, as supporters of Fethullah Gulen Movement surround of him as a part of a Turkish police operation targeting the media close to the Fethullah Gülen, in Istanbul, Turkey 14 December 2014. Photo by Erdem Sahin/EPA

Reporting in Filipino: Words that journalists often get wrong

Oct 07, 2014 - 4:41 PM

Is it impluwensya or impluwensiya ? What s the difference between kaganapan and pangyayari ? When do we not use sa pagitan ng ? The media sometimes doesn t help clarify

On RH law, CBCP head takes cue from Francis

Jan 31, 2014 - 6:15 PM

The CBCP president Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas says critics of the Reproductive Health law should always be loving

FOI passes Senate Committee

Sep 18, 2013 - 10:20 PM

The Freedom of Information bill which would make public information accessible passes the Senate committee level

'CAN'T REGULATE INTERNET.' Sen Grace Poe, chairperson of the committee on public information, says, "You can't regulate the Internet. It's like regulating the solar system." Photo by Senate PRIB/Joseph Vidal

Growth in Internet complicated privacy – Leveson

Dec 07, 2012 - 2:03 PM

Justice Brian Leveson says it is not easy to address the media privacy debate because of the Internet s growth