Amid the rising prevalence of social media and the persisting dilemma of disinformation, aspiring journalists are reminded that the role of the press in a democratic society remains indispensable and is needed now more than ever.
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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Zubiri falsely claims PH has ‘very free media’ compared to Malaysia, Singapore
Press freedom in the Philippines does not fare better than Singapore and Malaysia, according to the Paris-based World Press Freedom Index of Reporters Without Borders.
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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Pahayag ni Zubiri na may ‘napakamalayang media’ ang PH kumpara sa Malaysia, Singapore hindi totoo
Iginiit na “hindi patas” ang ginawa ng Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) ng United Nations na ipahayag ang kanilang mga alalahanin sa mga ulat ng mga paglabag sa karapatang pantao sa bansa, kabilang ang pagkakapatay sa mamamahayag na si Percy Lapid, maling iginiit ni Senate President Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri na ang Pilipinas ay may “napakamalayang media” kumpara sa mga bansang tulad ng Malaysia, Singapore at Vietnam.
Hours after the unofficial counting of the May 9 election votes showed Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. winning by a wide margin in the presidential race over Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo, a reader told me to stop writing because the former senator’s apparent victory just proved that readers don’t believe what I write.
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Stories on drug abuse, persons with disabilities and scrap metal workers dominated this year’s Chit Estella Journalism Student Research Award.
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THREE outstanding journalism research papers undertaken by university students bagged this year’s top awards of the Philippine Journalism Research Conference 2015. The awards, named after the late University of the Philippines-Diliman journalism professor and VERA Files trustee Chit Estella, went to: Southern Luzon State University’s Beejay Alegria Castillo for his research on the pork barrel […]
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UNIVERSITY of the Philippines journalism students hauled in the top prizes at the 2014 Philippine Journalism Research Conference (PJRC) at the University of the Philippines on Wednesday. Aiming to highlight commendable researches of journalism students, this year’s PJRC gave the Chit Estella Memorial Awards for Journalism Research to students with the most excellent work. UP […]