The activity will be held in a still undisclosed place where former radio commentator Alberto Martinez can be reached. Martinez has been in hiding since 2008 at the start of the trial of the frustrated murder case against his three assailants.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 May) – Here’s an invitation to learn good journalism practices and improve reportage on local and Mindanao issues.
The 2nd Mindanao Summer Institute of Journalism, initiated by MindaNews in partnership with the Ateneo de Davao University, is offering from May 3 to 27 a combination of lectures, trainings and workshops on at least 14 topics, including a basic Mindanao language course.
The regional police information officer here sent out invitations to journalists for a training on “threat detection, counter surveillance and personal security” and “gun safety and actual firing/marksmanship” on April 25 and 26.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 April) – A Bukidnon-based reporter of MindaNews is one of 10 Asian journalists who have been awarded fellowships for MA Journalism at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Asian Center For Journalism (ACFJ) at the Ateneo de Manila University.
This was the consensus among lawmakers and lawyers in a forum organized by the Kidapawan chapter of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) broadcast over radio stations in North Cotabato today.
Subang, a graduate of Davao City High School (Batch 1975), and the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City, worked as reporter of the defunct Business Day and was assigned to cover Davao City from late 1984 to early 1986.
Esperat was gunned down inside her residence, in front of her young sons, while having dinner on that Maundy Thursday four years ago.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 February) -- Mindanao Cross editor in chief Guillermo “Boy” Mendoza Hagad, who passed away on January 31 in a hospital in Cotbato City will be buried at around 9 a.m. Wednesday (February 4) at the Marian Hills Memorial Park in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 January) – Two senior Mindanawon journalists will be among fellows who will receive their Diploma in Photojournalism from the Ateneo de Manila University’s Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism in Quezon City at 6 p.m. on Monday.
COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/April 10/Thursday) – A grenade was lobbed in the gated, high-walled residential compound of Osmena Montaner, finance director of the Department of Agriculture in Region 12 who was pinpointed by a state witness as one of the masterminds in the 2005 killing of Tacurong City newspaper columnist Marlene Esperat.
Three years ago today, the 45-year old columnist ("Madame Witness") of The Midland Review was gunned down while having dinner inside her house in Tacurong City, in the presence of her sons Kevin Jorge, then 15, and James Derreck, then 10.
The announcement was made by Southern Mindanao regional police director Chief Superintendent Andres Caro at the AFP-PNP Press Corps party at the Garden Oasis, on the evening before Lintuans’ burial.
Fernando “Batman” Lintuan sustained a gunshot wound in the head, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines-Davao (NUJP-Davao) reported.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 October) – A veteran Mindanawon photojournalist from this city and another veteran journalist based in General Santos City have been granted full scholarships for a Diploma in Photojournalism at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) at the Ateneo de Manila University.
KDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/25 October) -- Two volunteer radio announcers survived a slay attempt around 8:45 a.m. Thursday in Digos City.
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ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/10 October) – City police chief Virgilio Ranes presented to the media today cartographic sketches of three suspects in the shooting of a radio commentator Monday morning in Tibanga Highway as a complaint for “frustrated murder” was filed against them.
CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews/09 October) -- The Cagayan de Oro Press Club (COPC) has called on President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Iligan Mayor Lawrence Cruz and the city and regional police officials, and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to immediately act on the case of Iligan radio commentator Jose “Joe” Pantoja who was shot thrice at close range early Monday morning.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/01 October) – MindaNews editor Robert “Bobby” Timonera of Iligan City won the second prize in the professional category of the “Everyday Islam” photo contest sponsored by the British Embassy and Newsbreak.
GREENHILLS, San Juan (MindaNews/25 July) – Senators Aquilino Pimentel and Loren Legarda and other dignitaries today congratulated the “crazy dreamers” behind the country’s first Moro newspaper, “The Moro Times,” on its first anniversary.
“This is an idea whose time has come,” Legarda said.
DAVAO CITY (Press Release) -- Prestigious international magazine Digital Photographer Philippines (DPP) launched a partnership with Sony Ericsson and Seair to fly five photographers to select destinations in the Philippines and provide them with a photographic challenge and adventure.
ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/07 June) -- Brothers Omar and Iting Sailani, alleged killers of MindaNews photo editor Gene Boyd Lumawag have been classified as high profile criminals with the offer of P3 million reward each for information leading to their arrest.