Advocates urge news media to shun sensationalized reporting on HIV

Advocates urge news media to shun sensationalized reporting on HIV

Advocacy groups and the Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday, Nov. 29, released a media guide to help Filipino journalists and news outlets to shift from sensationalized to a more “truthful, empowering, and human-rights based” approach in reporting about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Rappler founders name new leaders to key positions

MANILA, Philippines – Rappler’s founders announced on Friday, October 6, the appointment of Natashya Gutierrez as company president. Among the pioneers of Rappler, she was also former editor-in-chief of Vice News Asia-Pacific.

31st Grand AdClash unlocks new milestones, ends with groundbreaking success

31st Grand AdClash unlocks new milestones, ends with groundbreaking success

Manila, Philippines — The 31st Grand AdClash, Polytechnic University of the Philippines’ (PUP-DAPR) most prestigious Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) case competition, officially marked its victorious end last July at SM City Manila, defying all the challenges of the return to physical implementation with utmost precision.

CHR condemns threats vs Ed Lingao, Lourd de Veyra

CHR condemns threats vs Ed Lingao, Lourd de Veyra

By The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Wednesday urged the government to take proactive measures to stop media attacks after threats against TV5's Ed Lingao and Lourd de Veyra circulated online.In a statement, the CHR said it had received reports involving online...

LTFRB chair resigns to become Office of the Press Secretary OIC

LTFRB chair resigns to become Office of the Press Secretary OIC

By Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) chairwoman Cheloy Velicaria-Garafil has resigned from her post to serve as officer-in-charge of the Office of the Press Secretary (OPS), she announced on Friday.Garafil, a lawyer, said she would be an...

Marcos Jr. to announce new press secretary next week

Marcos Jr. to announce new press secretary next week

By President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. will wait until next week before announcing his next press secretary, he said on Thursday.After administering the oath of members of the Malacañang Press Corps, Marcos Jr. said he already had a three-candidate long...

Marcos Jr. replaces PCOO with Office of the Press Secretary

Marcos Jr. replaces PCOO with Office of the Press Secretary

By President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has ordered the reorganization and renaming of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO).In Executive Order (EO) No. 2 released to the public on Thursday, Marcos said the PCOO would be replaced by the Office...

Rice sufficiency

Rice sufficiency

President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr., sitting as the country’s farm secretary, wanted rice and corn production increased in the remaining months of the year to stave off a looming food crisis.The cost of rice per kilo–the main staple–is projected to rise by three...