What if politicians announce, during their press conferences, that they will be holding a “writing” contest and the journalist who publishes the “best article” about the press conference gets to win P5,000 in cash. What do you call that? If you were a journalist or a blogger, what would you feel? That, in effect, is… Continue reading Is Sony Ericsson trying to buy off Cebu journalists?
And here’s the link to the complaint form. Our editor-in-chief, one of the driving forces behind the Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC), asked me to build the council’s website in time for the Cebu Press Freedom Week celebration in September. CCPC WEBSITE, as featured in a recent issue of Philippine Journalism Reports. Click on image to… Continue reading Do you have a complaint against a Cebu newspaper? File it online
I’m in Cebu Journalism and Journalists 2, a glossy magazine that comes out during the Cebu Press Freedom Week celebration. The magazine’s purpose is “to put between its covers people, institutions, and activities that have helped bring Cebu journalism to what it is now: dynamic and thriving.” I wasn’t initially picked to be among the… Continue reading Johnny-come-lately
Sun.Star Cebu columnist Manuel Oyson Jr. died Monday, months after suffering a massive heart attack. Oyson, considered the dean of Cebu sportswriters, suffered a heart attack reportedly after an emotional outburst over his legal battle with an insurance company. Oyson had been claiming insurance payments for one of his properties that had been destroyed in… Continue reading Manuel Oyson, Jr., 71