Upholding the truth to fight falsehood

____________________________________________________________________

They came in large numbers, some having traveled from nearby provinces on the eve of the event to which they were invited to witness and engage in a frank and earnest discussion on an issue that has swept the nation — fake news, deliberate misinformation, hoaxes, and other permutations of this global scourge.

PCS joins PPI, NAC campaign to stop fake news

____________________________________________________________________

The board of directors of the Philippines Communication Society (PCS) participates in the covenant signing led by trainers Tess Bacalla and Ariel Sebellino to highlight the campaign of the Philippine Press Institute (PPI) and Nickel Asia Corporation (NAC) to stop fake news at the NCR leg of the seminar series at the Philippine Information Agency (PIA). This was attended by 123 journalism and communication students and educators from various schools in Metro Manila, information officers, and PCS members. The last for Luzon will be conducted in Malolos City on May 16 at the Bulacan State University.

PPI and NAC lead campaign to stop fake news

____________________________________________________________________

PPI and NAC lead campaign to stop fake news. Close to 200 participants from various schools in the province of Batangas attended the second round of the scholastic press outreach program of the Philippine Press Institute with support from Nickel Asia Corporation on "Let's Get Real on Fake News" at the Batangas State University in Batangas City. The covenant signing highlighted the one-day activity that aims to help students and educators spot fake news and find ways to stop it. The next legs will be conducted in the NCR and Bulacan.

PPI, NAC engage academe to stop fake news

____________________________________________________________________

NO TO FAKE NEWS. By signing the "Covenant to Stop Fake News", students and educators commit themselves and vow "to refrain from posting or sharing any bit of information that we have not verified to be accurate and truthful — and to have originated from reliable and responsible sources.

Valuing Natural Capital Takes Center Stage at PPI Seminar

____________________________________________________________________

If some of the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban and two other towns in northern Leyte could have their way, they would rather continue living near or along the coasts, which provide them with livelihood, adding they would be better off staying there than being relocated to some distant place where they are more likely to starve, they say.

NAC-HMC allots P3M for PGH Philhealth Ward

____________________________________________________________________

Hinatuan Mining Corporation (HMC), an affiliate of Nickel Asia Corporation (NAC) has allocated P3 million to refurbish a ward at the state-owned Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Manila.

No votes cast for lumads in evacuation center

____________________________________________________________________

This is the dream of Sheena Balite, 11, from the Ata-Manobo tribe of Talaingod, Davao del Norte, for the next set of local officials to accomplish.

PPI, NAC and MORES conduct training series on election coverage

____________________________________________________________________

A few weeks from now, the electorate will troop to polling precincts to cast votes for the candidates of their choice for specific national and local elective posts — from President to town councilors. As the nation inches its way to the conduct of the elections on 9 May 2016, most candidates are leaving no stone unturned to ensure their victory at the polls. Such zeal is matched by media frenzy for horserace coverage, pitting candidates as though this political exercise were a sporting event where opponents are eyeing nothing less than the top prize.

Share this: