Davao Councilors Sign Petition vs. Right of Reply Bill

Davao Councilors Sign Petition vs. Right of Reply Bill

Twenty-one councilors of Davao City signed the petition against the Right of Reply Bill on April 21, Cheryll Fiel, Davao-based director of the National Union of Journalist of the Philippines (NUJP) said. The NUJP-Davao Chapter held a signature campaign in the city updating the list of signatories to 742 since its launch in February 2009.

On the same day, journalists nationwide held different protest actions against the bill. In Ozamis City, NUJP members had a radio-hopping activity. It was a black shirt day for Baguio and Pampanga journalists while our Negros Occidental colleagues opted for red and white shirts as a sign of protest.

Iloilo journalists wore white ribbons and had anti-Right of Reply Bill teasers and audio plugs.
Another signature campaign was held in Kalibo, Aklan while Kidapawan journalists read the unified statement (see below) in the airwaves.

Media leaders in Manila had a dialogue with House Speaker Prospero Nograles at the Speaker’s Lounge of the House of Representatives in Quezon City after a short protest action in front of the South Gate of the HOR.

Below is the unified statement against the Right of Reply Bill and the updated list of signatories as of April 23, 2009.

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Dear Colleague:

Please sign your name and your media outfit and send back to this email address. Thank you.

UNIFIED STATEMENT ON RIGHT OF REPLY BILL

1. The Right of Reply Bill is an ill-conceived piece of legislation that violates two of the most cherished freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution, those of the press and of expression.

2. It is both unfortunate and ironic that the principal authors of the bill in the two chambers of Congress ought to have known better, Senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. having earned his reputation as a champion of civil rights and Bacolod Representative Monico Puentevella having been president of the Negros Press Club.

3. It is also clear, from the pronouncements of both lawmakers, that this bill is a product of the sorriest excuse for legislation – personal pique.

4. The House version of the bill, HB 3306, parrots the Senate’s SB2150 except it would have the reply run a day after receipt instead of the three days the Senate grants, and seeks to impose heftier fines and the absence of self-regulation (in the case of block-timers) and sunset clauses.

5. Both bills state that “all persons…who are accused directly or indirectly of committing, having committed or intending to commit any crime or offense defined by law, or are criticized by innuendo, suggestion or rumor for any lapse in behavior in public or private life shall have the right to reply to charges or criticisms published or printed in newspapers, magazines, newsletters or publications circulated commercially or for free, or aired or broadcast over radio, television, websites, or through any electronic devices.”

6. They also would mandate that these replies be “published or broadcast in the same space of the newspapers, magazine, newsletter or publication, or aired over the same program on radio, television, website or through any electronic device.”

7. The danger in the right of reply bill is that it would legislate what the media OUGHT to publish or air, while casting a chilling effect that could dissuade the more timorous from publishing or airing what they SHOULD.

8. The bills would free public officials, especially the corrupt – and they are legion – of accountability and give them carte blanche to force their lies on the suffering public.

9. As one article on the right of reply bill says, “It lumps together imputations of a crime with simple criticism ‘of any lapse in behavior in public or private life’ or what would otherwise be considered ‘fair comment.’ There is no judicial review. It does not differentiate direct and indirect criticism. It has been noted that under the proposed law a journalist does not even have to be in error to draw a right of reply claim.”

10. We would be the last to say that the Philippine media are without fault. Yes, we understand perfectly the frustration and anger of Pimentel and Puentevella over some media outlet’s refusal to air their sides on issues.

11. Alas, but we cannot allow the sins of the few to be an excuse for the wholesale muzzling of a free press and the suppression of free expression. To do so would allow bad governance to triumph.

12. We call on Senator Pimentel and Representative Puentevella to withdraw their bills.

13. We urge the media and the people to close ranks against the passage of this bill, to challenge it before the Supreme Court if it is passed, and, if even that fails, to defy it by refusing to comply.

14. No less than our freedoms are at stake. This is a battle we cannot afford to lose.

Signed by: (As of April 23, 2009, 9:30am)

Media Organizations:
1. National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
2. International Federation of Journalists – Asia Pacific
3. Business World
4. Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
5. Philippine Daily Inquirer
6. Cebu Citizens-Press Council
7. GMA News and Public Affairs
8. ABS CBN News and Current Affairs
9. Kodao Productions
10. Publishers Association of General Santos City, South Cotabato and Sarangani (PAGES)
11. Malacañang Press Corps
12. Philippine Press Club of Ontario (PPCO) Canada
13. Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA)
14. Bulatlat.com
15. National Alliance of Broadcast Unions (NABU)
16. National Union of Journalists of the Philippines Pampanga Chapter
17. Pampanga Press Club (PPC)
18. Society of Pampanga Columnists (SPC)
19. Angeles City Press and Radio Club (ACPRC)
20. Central Luzon Media Association (CLMA)
21. GV Broadcasting
22. Central Luzon Tv Channel 36
23. UNTv Pampanga
24. dwRW Broadcasting
25. Punto Central Luzon
26. Central Luzon Daily
27. The Voice
28. Angeles City Observer
29. ABC 5 Union
30. I-Watch(OMI) Media
31. Sorsogon Independent Media Reporters, Inc. (SIMRI)
32. NUJP Sorsogon Chapter
33. NUJP Pagadian City Chapter
34. Zamboanga del Sur-Pagadian Press Club Incorporated (ZPPI)
35. Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP)
36. Negros Press Club
37. Negros Media Council for Press Freedom
38. Congress of Active Media Practitioners
39. NUJP-Negros
40. The Manila Times
41. Batangas Newswriters Association (BNA)
42. NUJP Leyte-Samar
43. NUJP-Bulacan
44. Central Luzon Press Council
45. NPPA Images, Manila
46. Philippine Times, Canada
47. Mindanao Press Corps
48. Cotabato Press Club

Individuals:
1. Nestor Burgos, Philippine Daily Inquirer
2. Nonoy Espina, inquirer.net
3. Sonny Fernandez, ABS-CBN
4. Rowena Paraan, PCIJ
5. Alwyn Alburo, GMA Network
6. Marlon Ramos, PDI
7. Dani Lucas, ABS CBN
8. Ilang-Ilang Quijano, Pinoy Weekly
9. May Rodriguez, Freelance
10. Julie Alipala, PDI
11. Cheryll Fiel, davaotoday.com
12. Jun Godoy, DXOC-Ozamis City
13. Arnell Ozaeta, Phil Star, DZMM
14. John Heredia, Filvision Alto Cable-Capiz
15. Desiree Caluza, PDI
16. Dabet Panelo, NUJP
17. Miriam Grace Go, Newsbreak
18. Sarah Katrina Maramag, College Editors Guild of the Philippines
19. Maurice Malanes, PDI
20. Jofelle Tesorio, ANN
21. Allen V. Estabillo, MindaNews
22. Jun Lopez, Malaya
23. Gerry Albert Corpuz, correspondent, Bulatlat.com and columnist, United Press International (UPI) Asia Online
24. Delfin T. Mallari Jr. PDI
25. Arlyn dela Cruz, NET-25/ Philippine Daily Inquirer
26. Rorie Fajardo, Philippine Human Rights Reporting Project
27. Ronalyn V. Olea, Bulatlat
28. Jun Ariolo N. Aguirre, Hala Birada News Weekly
29. Rey Tamayo, Jr., NUJP, Good News Services, Magandang Balita
30. Alexander Martin Remollino, Bulatlat
31. Vijae Alquisola, College Editors Guild of the Philippines
32. Elmer James Bandol, cbcpnews.com
33. Ansbert Joaquin, PDI
34. Kathleen T. Okubo, Northern Media Information Network
35. Dino Balabo, Philippine Star, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Mabuhay, CLBW
36. Inday Espina-Varona, Philippine Graphic
37. Susan N Palmes- Mindanao Gold Star, Cagayan de Oro
38. MALU CADELINA MANAR
Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation, Kidapawan City
NUJP-Kidapawan City chapter
39. Rizaldy Jose GMA-Network
40. Danilo Arao, Bulatlat.com, Pinoy Weekly
41. Rey Tamayo, Jr., NUJP, Magandang Balita
42. Joey Aguilar, Punto Central Luzon/gmanews.tv
43. Marlon Alexander Luistro, GMA 7
44. Danny Esatacio, Balita
45. Jason Vallecer, Eyewatch
46. Olan Mape, Manila Star/ LD Chronicles
47. Bert Abrigo, GMA News
48. Francia Malabanan, GMANews.Tv
49. Ryan D. Rosauro, NUJP-Ozamis City
50. Ire Jo V.C. Laurente, Journal Group-Mindoro
51. Frencie L. Carreon, The PhilSouth Angle
52. Ederic Eder, Tinig.com
53. Reil Briones- Bandilyo/ Kiss FM
54. Candace T. Giron, Freelance Journalist
55. Maricar Cinco, PDI
56. Nanette L. Guadalquiver, The Visayan Daily Star, BusinessWorld
57. Renz Belda DZRH/ DWAW Batangas
58. Angel Ayala, Bicol Media/Radio Natin Sorsogon/NUJP Sorsogon
59. Dodong Solis, RMN/DXDC Davao
60. Lalaine Marcos Jimenea, publisher of Eastern Visayas Mail (EV Mail) and Eastern Samar Reporter and http://www.evmailnews.com
61. Joyce Panares, Manila Standard Today
62. Abigail T. Bengwayan, Northern Dispatch
63. Cesar S. Ramirez,The Philippine STAR
64. Genivi Factao, Business Insight (Malaya)
65. Trina Federis, College Editors Guild of the Philippines
66. Thony Arcenal – PolicefilesTonite,DZME1530Khz,CLMA
67. Voltaire Domingo, NPPA Images – Manila
68. P.James M. Tremedal, http://www.mpilgrim.tk / http://www.pag-enews.tk
69. Sonia M. Capio, DWNE 900 kHz
70. Joey E. Tamunda, GV-AM 792Khz, Balitalakayan – Central Luzon
71. Mark Anthony N. Manuel, Manila Bulletin
72. Edwin G. Espejo, Freelance Journalist
73. Jess Malabanan, CL Daily/Bandera/Reuters/abs-cbn.com
74. Jinky Jorgio, Freelance Journalist/local coordinator BBC
75. Tonette T. Orejas, PDI correspondent
76. Lito Ocampo, Philippine Center for Photojournalism / CMFR
77. Ariel D. Borlongan, Bigwas, Jaryo Alisto
78. Elina M. Velasco-Ramo, Northern Dispatch
79. El Interino, bulatlat.com/asianpress.net
80. Ryan D. Rosauro, PDI
81. Darwin Wally T. Wee, NUJP ZamBaSulTa chapter, BusinessWorld
82. Hazel S. Alvarez, ABS CBN-Bacolod
83. Butch Gunio, Central Luzon Business Week
84. Arturo Boquiren, Northern Dispatch Weekly and The Weekly Junction
85. Aquiles Z. Zonio/PDI Correspondent (Socsargen)
86. Anna Noonan for the International Federation of Journalists-Asia Pacific
87. Alliance, A Journalists Association in Australia
88. Ma. Cecilia Rodriguez, Correspondent, Philippine Daily Inquirer
89. Federico D. Pascual Jr., Philippine Star, ManilaMail.com
90. Vergel Santos, Business World
91. Joe Pavia, Philippine Press Institute
92. Luis Teodoro, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
93. Jessica Soho, GMA News and Public Affairs
94. Howie Severino, GMA News and Public Affairs
95. Ed Lingao, ABC TV-5
96. Charie Villa, ABS CBN News
97. Isagani Yambot, Philippine Daily Inquirer
98. Sandra Aguinaldo, GMA Network
99. Mark Merueñas, gmanews.tv
100. Billy Begas, Bandera
101. Antonio Gabriel, ABC TV-5
102. Ramir Padua,
103. Manuel Tupas,
104. Danny Santos, Sunshine Radio DZAR
105. Erika Tapalla, inquirer.net
106. Sherrie Ann Torres, ABC TV-5
107. Amor Barbo Docado, ABS CBN Global
108. Ferlina Mungcal, ABS CBN Global
109. Roy Gersalia, PDI, Sorsogon Newsweek
110. Artemio Dumlao, Philippine Star
111. Ruben Alabastro, Philippine Daily Inquirer
112. Tony Bergonia, Philippine Daily Inquirer
113. Leti Boniol, Philippine Daily Inquirer
114. Sandra P. Sesdoyro, Philippine Daily Inquirer
115. Richard R. Gappi, NUJP-Rizal
116. M.A. Kit Bagaipo, PDI, Bohol Chronicle, dyRD-AM
117. Francis Allan L. Angelo, executive editor, The Daily Guardian (Iloilo) http://www.thedailyguardian.com
118. Raffy Beltran, ABS CBN Global
119. Jeffrey M. Tupas, Philippine Daily Inquirer
120. Germelina Lacorte, Correspondent, Philippine Daily Inquirer
121. Rene Acosta, Business Mirror
122. Carla P. Gomez, Visayan Daily Star/Philippine Daily Inquirer
123. Carolyn O. Arguillas/MindaNews
124. Raffy S. Jimenez, GMANews.TV
125. Rommel Rebollido, NUJP General Santos
126. Jo M. Clemente
127. Romy Amarado, PDI and Visayan Daily Star correspondent-Negros Oriental
128. Anthony Ian Cruz, Freelance Journalist and Blogger
129. Ellen Tordesillas, Malaya
130. David Santos, ABS CBN Zamboanga
131. Chris Panganiban, The Peninsula Qatar
132. Boy Ryan Zabal, Aklan Police and Defense Press Corps
133. Loloy Zuasola, Freelance Journalist
134. Jojo Pasion Malig, MVIM Newslink Services
135. Robert Gonzaga, Philippine Daily Inquirer
136. Rustico Otico, Business World
137. Wilfredo Villareal, GV-AM 792, Luzon Banner, GMANews.tv
138. Arlene Burgos, Bandera
139. William Esposo, The Philippine Star
140. Harold Feliciano, Filvision ALTO Cable TV-Capiz
141. Bhenesa Belarde, Filvision ALTO Cable TV-Capiz
142. Jason Gutierrez, Senior Correspondent, Agence France Presse (Manila)
143. Charlie Saceda, Zamboanga Photojournalist, Philippine Star
144. Peter Jefferson G. Tabingo, Malaya
145. Rowen Soldevilla, ABS-CBN Global
146. Noel Alamar, DZMM
147. Jaimelee De Castro – DZXL
148. Mhuck Gayeta, Remate
149. Dennis Datu, DZMM
150. Marrah Erika Lesaba, PDI
151. Rocel Aquino, Manila Times
152. Bell Desolo, Abante
153. Erwin Aguilon, DWIZ
154. Dess Aclan, ST People’s Courier
155. Lyka Manalo, Manila Bulletin/Balita
156. Mean De Chavez, GMA7
157. Nestor Burgos, Radyo Ng Bayan
158. Tony Romero, On the Spot Magazine
159. Brenda S. Dacpano, Northern Dispatch
160. Arthur L. Allad-iw, Northern Dispatch
161. Aldwin G. Quitasol, Northern Dispatch
162. Leonardo Godinez Jr., Northern Dispatch
163. Kimberlie Quitasol, Northern Dispatch
164. Carolina Montilla, KMC Magazine, AACTV24 Leyte Net Cable
165. Bong Garcia, Jr., Correspondent, Business Mirror
166. Bobby Q. Labalan- RN-Sorsogon/ Media Solutions
167. Carlos Isagani T. Zarate, Kris-Crossing Mindanao / Philippine Daily Inquirer
168. Jeffrey Jubelag, The Mindanao Bulletin-Gen Santos City
169. Joel B. Escovilla, Mindanao Times
170. Lyn Resurreccion, Business Mirror
171. Melvin Gascon, Philippine Daily Inquirer Correspondent-Nueva Vizcaya
172. Rene Q. Bas, The Manila Times
173. Jojo Taduran, http://www.ugnayan.ca
174. Romeo Ayson Zetazate – Pinoy T.O.
175. Dindo Orbeso – Pinoy T.O.
176. Manuel Papa – Pinoy T.O.
177. Marcelo Dioquino – St. Jamestown News Service
178. Bernie Ramos, Radio Buhay Manggagawa
179. Me-Ann Yazon, Radio Buhay Manggagawa
180. Lira D. Fernandez, inquirer.net
181. Rachel E. Khan, UP-CMC
182. Agapito M. Joaquin Jr., The Mindanao Daily Mirror (Davao City)
183. Erwin Oliva, INQUIRER.net
184. Melanie Pinlac, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
185. Mark Anthony B. Gubagaras, Journalism student, UP College of Mass Communication
186. Frank Cimatu, NUJP Inquirer
187. Jimmy sta. Cruz, Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation, NUJP-Kidapawan
188. Christopher Maitem, Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation, NUJP-Kidapawan
189. Benjie Caballero, NUJP-Kidapawan
190. Carlo Agamon, Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation, NUJP-Kidapawan
191. Rey Arcilla
192. Arnel Vicente, Bombo Radyo Kalibo
193. Georgie Cawaling, Itravel Magazine – Aklan
194. Hector Bryant Macale, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
195. Kathryn Roja Raymundo, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
196. Edsel Van Dura, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
197. Alaysa E. Escandor, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
198. Rimaliza Opiña-SunStar-Baguio, NUJP Baguio-Benguet
199. Lucille Quiambao, GMA 7 Public Affairs
200. Jason Gutierrez, AFP
201. Fr. Jonathan R. Domingo, OMI-CEO, The Mindanao Cross Publisher Inc.
202. Herbie Gomez, The Gold Star Daily
203. Tina Ganzon – ABS-CBN Southern Tagalog
204. Sarita Kare – ABS=CBN Southern Tagalog
205. Joan Panopio- ABS-CBN Southern Tagalog
206. Rolly Herrera, IBC DyRG Budyong ng Kalibo
207. Ambrosio Villorente, Jr. Madyaas Pen
208. Joe Haresh Tanodra, Press Photographers of the Philippines (PPP) Aklan-Boracay chapter
209. Eliseo H. Valendez, Bandilllo ng Palawan, Union of Catholic Asian News, http://www.elyvalendez.blogspot.com
210. Leilanie G. Adriano, Union of Catholic Asian News, Business Mirror, Ilocos Times
211. Russell Arador
212. Ely Suyom
213. Grace Cantal-Albasin, Correspondent-Philippine Daily Inquirer
214. Dave Leprozo, Baguio-based photojournalist
215. Fenna Joyce Moscare, NUJP Leyte
216. Jun Dumaguing, Remate
216. Joanna Los Baños, Philippine Daily Inquirer
217. Leah Bugtay
218. H. Marcos C. Mordeno, MindaNews
219. Dahli Aspillera
220. Jerome Aning, Philippine Daily Inquirer
221. Ferdinandh Cabrera, GMA-7 Stringer / MIndanao Cross Contributor
222. Marie S. Neri, PNA
223. Caloy Conde, Freelance
224. Joey Caburnida, ABS-CBN
225. Christopher Lavina, ABS-CBN Global
226. Marilyn Lavina, ABS-CBN Global
227. Jess De Leon, ABS-CBN Global
228. Francis Salud, ABS-CBN Global
229. Valeriano “Bobit” Avila Philippine Star/The Freeman Cebu City
230. Booma Cruz, The PROBE TEAM
231. Hera Sanchez, The PROBE TEAM
232. Celery Aganon, The PROBE TEAM
233. Daniel Abunales, The PROBE TEAM
234. Paterno Esmaquel, The PROBE TEAM
235. Sheng Constantino, The PROBE TEAM
236. Darlene Menese, The PROBE TEAM
237. Danilo Maderazo, The PROBE TEAM
238. Janice Ponce De Leon, The PROBE TEAM
239. Lucille Sodipe, The PROBE TEAM
240. Greggy Eugenio, ABC/TV 5
241. Roda Magnaye, ABC/TV 5
242. Naomi Dayrit, ABC/TV 5
243. Daisy Cagahastian, ABC/TV 5
244. Icy Luzamo, ABC/TV 5
245. Faye Tobias, ABC/TV 5
246. Victor Montero, ABC/TV 5
247. Michael Carreon, ABC/TV 5
248. Felipe Lomaad, ABC/TV 5
249. Rose Chua, ABC/TV 5
250. Jacqueline Villacorta, ABC/TV 5
251. Nonoy Solero, ABC/TV 5
252. Josephine Quitil, ABC/TV 5
253. Angel Bert Quitil, ABC/TV 5
254. Divine Belleza, ABC/TV 5
255. Cecille Fernandez, ABC/TV 5
256. Pinky Dichoso, ABC/TV 5
257. Mary Grace Navarro, ABC/TV 5
258. Geraldine Gabriel, ABC/TV 5
259. Rolando Benzon, ABC/TV 5
260. Charlie Palma, ABC/TV 5
261. Imelda Cabigting, ABC/TV 5
262. Yancy Consul, ABC/TV 5
263. Eriberto Montas, ABC/TV 5
264. Rey Visquera, ABC/TV 5
265. Albert Celda, ABC/TV 5
266. Frank Solano, ABC/TV 5
267. Jesus Ramos, ABC/TV 5
268. Vincent Cristobal, ABC/TV 5
269. Arnold Marquez, ABC/TV 5
270. Fiona Rose Rozario, ABC/TV 5
271. Jose Nino Nicolas III, ABC/TV 5
272. Dodge Dillague, ABC/TV 5
273. Ina Zara, ABC/TV 5
274. Angelito Hornedo, ABC/TV 5
275. Noli Gaya, ABC/TV 5
276. Heinrich Agcaoili, ABC/TV 5
277. Dennis Suing, ABC/TV 5
278. John Alchel Santos, ABC/TV 5
279. Jovenal “Jove” Francisco, ABC/TV 5
280. Arnel Dizon, ABC/TV 5
281. Ellen P. Red, Inside Mindanao (www.insidemindanao.com)
282. Ashzel Hachero, Malaya
283. Jeffrey C. Tiangco – Journal group of publications
284. Jun Elias, Philippine STAR Correspondent/ Publisher, The STAR Northern Luzon
285. Mario Basco, editor Pilipino Star NGAYON
286. Gerald Gene Querubin, Marinduque correspondent-Philippine Daily Inquirer
287. Henry Empeno, Business Mirror
288. John Bayarong, GMANews.tv
289. Ruben Veloria
290. Chino S. Leyco, The Manila Times
291. Harley Palangchao, Baguio Midland Courier/ The Manila Times
292. Edwin D. Pineda, GMA 7
293. Alex P. Vidal, Iloilo Today (alexpvidal.blogspot.com/alexpvidal.wordpress.com)
294. Charlie Manalo, Daily Tribune
295. Fernan Marasigan, Business Mirror
296. Peter Tabingo, Malaya
297. Ben Rosario, Manila Bulletin / Tempo
298. Gerry Baldo, Daily Tribune
299. Joey Valdez, Business World
300. Edmer Panesa, Manila Bulletin
301. Christine Herrera, Manila Standard Today
302. Wendell Vigilia, Malaya
303. Macon Araneta, Manila Standard Today
304. JOhanna Camille Sisante, GMANews.tv
305. Bernard Taguinod, Abante
306. Marlene Alcaide, RPN 9
307. Dindo Matining, Abante / Abante Tonite
308. Willard Cheng, ABS CBN
309. Bing Godoy, DZAR
310. Jester Manalastas, People’s Journal
311. Joy Zaragoza, Media Relations Service, House of Representatives
312. June Agapito, Media Relations Service, House of Representatives
313. Roger de Mesa, Media Relations Service, House of Representatives
314. Dong Manato, Media Relations Service, House of Representatives
315. Amadeo Laboy, Media Relations Service, House of Representatives
316. Garry Agoncillo, Media Relations Service, House of Representatives
317. Gene Peñas, Media Relations Service, House of Representatives
318. Jonathan Asedillo, Media Relations Service, House of Representatives
319. Danilo Topacio, Media Relations Service, House of Representatives
320. Lelila Salaverria, Philippine Daily Inquirer
321. Edson Tandoc, Philippine Daily Inquirer
322. Mark Atienza, Pinoy Parazzi
323. Bernard Dadis, UNTV
324. Ivan Mayrina, GMA 7
325. Luther Suarez, ABC TV-5
326. Benjie Juday, ABC TV-5
327. Tenny F.Soriano- the Philippine Press Club of Ontario (PPCO)Canada
328. Roy Lagarde, CBCP Media Office
329. John Paul Jubelag, PAGES president / Mindanao Bulletin / Sapol News BUlletin / Roving Bulletin / Philippine Star
330. Tarra Quismundo, Philippine Daily Inquirer
331. Mia Gonzales, Business Mirror
332. Joel Guinto, Inquirer.net
333. Paolo Romero, Philippine Star
334. Maricel Halili, IBC 13
335. Ma. Roma Agsalud, RPN 9
336. Raquel Lobras, NBN 4
337. Ailee Intia, DZBB
338. TJ Burgonio, Philippine Daily Inquirer
339. Marvin Sy, Philippine Star
340. Christian Esguerra, Philippine Daily Inquirer
341. Ruby Tayag, DZMM
342. Marie Ruiz, PBS
343. Leo Palo III, DZME
344. Grace Mariano, DZXL-RMN
345. Ma. Aileen Taliping, DWIZ
346. Milku Rigonan, DZRH
347. Lilia Tolentino, DZAR-Sunshine Radio
348. Tess Bedilo, People’s Journal
349. Juliet Pacot, Saksi / Bomba
350. Rudy Andal, Pilipino Star Ngayon
351. Angelo Samonte, Manila Times
352. Reymund Tinaza, Bombo Radyo
353. Roy Pelovello, Manila Standard Today
354. Bennet Sto. Domingo, Business World
355. Leilani Alviz, GMA 7
356. Rose Miranda, Abante
357. Jocelyn Montemayor, Malaya
358. Bella Caviaso, Bandera
359. Evelyn Quiros, Balita
360. Regina Bengco, Malaya
361. Patricia Evangelista, Phillippine Daily Inquirer / ABS CBN News Channel
362. Alexis Douglas B. Romero, BusinessWorld
363. Jonas Cabiles Soltes, Philippine Daily Inquirer
364. Jan Rev Davila, Philippine Daily Inquirer
365. Nora O. Gamolo, Columnist, The Manila Times
366. Rod Tajon, Northern Dispatch
367. Jorge Cariño, ABS CBN News
368. Atom Araullo, ABS CBN News
369. Cecille Lardizabal, ABS CBN News
370. Zen Hernandez, ABS CBN News
371. Ricky Carandang, ABS CBN News
372. Che Che Lazaro, ABS CBN News, Probe Team
373. Maria Ressa, ABS CBN News
374. Claude Vitug, ABS CBN News
375. Carmina Reyes, ABS CBN News
376. Liza Reyes, ABS CBN News
377. Mikranda de Quiros, ABS CBN News
378. Sheryll Mundo, ABS CBN News
379. Jocelyn Gruta, ABS CBN News
380. Boyet Agustin, ABS CBN News
381. Venancio Borromeo, ABS CBN News
382. Encarnacion Manuel, ABS CBN News
383. Tony Velasquez, ABS CBN News
384. Jailen Jimeno, ABS CBN News
385. Rhobee Pilares, ABS CBN News Channel
386. Art Fuentes, ABS CBN News Channel
387. Daj Loyola, ABS CBN News Channel
388. Ayen Caringal, ABS CBN News Channel
389. Warren de Guzman, ABS CBN News Channel
390. Abraham Baladad Jr., ABSCBNNews.com
391. Iagani de Castro, ABSCBNNews.com
392. Lala Rimando, ABSCBNNews.com
393. Maricar Bautista, ABS CBN News
394. Tere Salvacion, ABS CBN News
395. Mailah Natividad, ABS CBN News
396. TJ Manotoc, ABS CBN News
397. Jeff Canoy, ABS CBN News
398. Ginger Conejero, ABS CBN News
399. Adrian Ayalin, ABS CBN News
400. Romy Villa, ABS CBN News
401. Manuel T. Cayon, BusinessMirror
402. John Nery, Philippine Daily Inquirer
403. Maki Pulido, GMA 7
404. Raffy Tima, GMA 7
405. Jun Veneracion, GMA 7
406. Cesar Apolinario Jr. GMA 7
407. Ritche T. Salgado, The FREEMAN
408. Malu Echevarria, ABS-CBN TV 32 Dagupan
409. Luz Rimban, VERA Files
410. Yvonne Chua, VERA Files
411. Chit Estella, VERA Files
412. Al Alegre, Foundation for Media Alternatives
413. Lucky P, Malicay, news editor, The Freeman
414. Cherry Ann T. Lim, Sun.Star Cebu
415. Mayette Q. Tabada, Sun.Star Cebu
416. Jenny Santillan-Santiago, VERA Files
417. Laarni S. Ilagan, Manila Times
418. Francis Abelgas, Manila Bulletin-USA
419. Rolex E. Elmido, Region Editor, The Freeman News
420. Neil D. Moraleta, Tacloban City
421. Nate C. Barretto, Manila Bulletin / Tempo / Balitanghali QTV Ch. 11 / Philippine Business and News Forum
422. Dodie C. Banzuela, Deretso Balita, San Pablo City
423. Paul L. Manalo, Deretso Balita, San Pablo City
424. Gil Villancio, Deretso Balita, San Pablo City
425. Aisa Salayo, Deretso Balita, San Pablo City
426. Iring D. Maranan. Deretso Balita/Sapol, San Pablo City
427. Benjie Oliveros, http://www.bulatlat.com
428. Anjie de Lara, http://www.bulatlat.com
429. Tita C. Valderama, PCIJ
430. Karol Anne Ilagan, PCIJ
431. Remedios Lucio, The Manila Times
432. Maxxy Santiago. ABS-CBN Global
433. Roland Blanco, ABS-CBN Global
434. Ashley Manabat, PPC / Luzon Banner
435. Minerva Arceo, PPC / GV-AM / Punto – CL
436. Joey Tamunda, GV-AM
437. Bong Lacson, Punto-CL, SPC
438. Ody Anicete, CLMA, The Voice
439. Arnel Panganiban, ACPRC / GV-AM
440. Elmer BUasan, Station Manager – GV-AM
441. Tonette Orejas, Correspondent -Philippine Daily Inquirer
442. Mark Pare, CLTv 36
443. Aizeline David, CLTv-36
444. Glenn Tabelisma, UNTv Pampanga
445. Mark Saide, UNTv Pampanga
446. Jim Tanala, UNTv Pampanga
447. Nathaniel Arciaga, UNTv Pampanga
448. Billy San Juan, Production Manager, CLTv-36
449. Marna Dagumboy, CL Daily
450. Ria de Fiesta, Manager/News Editor – CL Daily
451. Jodi Mercado, CLTv-36
452. Joe Asuncion, CLTv-36
453. Boy Santiago, dwRW, PPC
454. John Susi, CLTv-36
456. Myline Valencia, ABS-CBN Pampanga
457. Ryann Barredo, ABS-CBN Pampanga
458. Dennis Garcia, ABS-CBN Pampanga
459. Ric Gonzales, CL Business Week
460. Rey Navales, Sun Star Pampanga
461. Boyet Kabiling, GV-AM
462. Rizal Policarpio, PPC
463. Ben Baltazar, ACPRC, GV-AM
464. Med David, ACPRC, GV-AM
465. Belen Figueras, Tanod correspondent
466. Carmela Reyes, PDI / News Core
467. Kristine Alave – Philippine Daily Inquirer
468. Ernan Baldomero, Panay News
469. Clarissa V. Militante, Freelance
470. Sherwin Bautista, ABC/TV 5
471. Jeannie Sioson, ABC/TV 5
472. Federick Geronimo, ABC/TV 5
473. Maynard Lao, ABC/TV 5
474. Ramon Ogania, ABC/ TV 5
475. Wederlou Banadera, ABC/TV 5
476. Heinrich Agcaoili, ABC/TV 5
478. Vincent Cristobal, ABC/TV 5
479. Eugenio Rodriguez, Jr., ABC/TV 5
480. Aracely Remoto, ABC/TV 5
481. Bobet San Andres, ABC/TV 5
482. Arnel Godornes, ABC/TV 5
483. Jharysse Domopy, ABC/TV 5
484. Nina Giselle Glerioso, ABC/TV 5
485. Analyn Gumban, ABC/TV 5
486. Rhea Neypes, ABC/TV 5
487. Pops Lucido, ABC/TV 5
488. Jowell Bravo, ABC/TV 5
489. Bart de la Rosa, ABC/TV 5
490. Mylene Serrano, ABC/TV 5
491. E. Ulibarri, Jr., ABC/TV 5
492. Jonathan Lintag, ABC/TV 5
493. Philip Camarillo, ABC/TV 5
494. Jocelyn Bautista, ABC/TV 5
495. Racqel Quicsa, ABC/TV 5
496. Edelbert Lumactac, ABC/TV 5
497. Conde Amor, ABC/TV 5
498. Gerimia Alcomendras, ABC/TV 5
499. Aurora Godornes, ABC/TV 5
500. Jonathan Briagas, ABC/TV 5
501. Arlene Maticood, ABC/TV 5
502. Bonnie Bravante, ABC/TV 5
503. Donelle Dulalia, ABC/TV 5
504. Krisanda Dadulla, ABC/TV 5
505. Gilbert Edradan, ABC/TV 5
506. Nino Masula, ABC/TV 5
507. Bernard Santos, ABC/TV 5
508. Eric de la Cruz, ABC/TV 5
509. Venus Ganan, ABC/TV 5
510. Raul Franco, ABC/TV 5
511. Fabian Bonus, ABC/TV 5
512. Terra Dafon, ABC/TV 5
513. Reynaldo Hernandez, ABC/TV 5
514. Arwin Fabelico, ABC/TV 5
515. Cristina Estacio, ABC/TV 5
516. Jackie Sierda, ABC/TV 5
517. Pons Paez, Police Reporter for Pilipino Star and Daily Star pre Martial Law era
518. Vincent Brossel, Reporters Without Borders
519. Doods Marianito, Radyo Natin Sorsogon
520. Carla Ocfemia, Radyo Natin Sorsogon
521. Lyn Jimenez, Radyo Natin Sorsogon
522. Lyn Villapando, Radyo Natin Sorsogon
523. Obet Apin, Radyo Natin Sorsogon
524. Imelda Nartea, Eastern Times (Leyte-Samar)
525. Joey Natividad, OIC, Naga City NUJP core group
526. Leo A. Deocadiz: The SUN – Hong Kong
527. Daisy C.L. Mandap – The SUN -HK
528. Ryan Amolo, Genre, Wesleyan University of the Philippines
529. Nico Rivera, Genre, Wesleyan University of the Philippines
530. Ruth Alfonso, Genre, Wesleyan University of the Philippines
531. Edwin Santos, Genre, Wesleyan University of the Philippines
532. Rence Paz, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
533. Ace Correa, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
534. Marco Dela Merced, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
535. Charrigine Nicolas, Pacesetter, BulSU-Main campus
536. Roberto Mariano Jr., Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
537. Justine Maniquiz, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
538. Jack Froyalde, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
539. Marvin Cardona, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
540. Mark Angelo Vidal, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
541. Marcelo Ruada, Pacesetter, BulSU-Main campus
542. Kristynelle Bonifacio, Pacesetter, BulSU-Main campus
543. Michelle Raymundo, Pacesetter, BulSU-Main campus
544. Christine Arzaga, Kalipi Filipino Literature Division
545. Janet Infortuno, B.U. Chronicle, Baliuag University
546. Rachel Elisha Eugenio, B.U. Chronicle, Baliuag University
547. Roy James Enrile, B.U. Chronicle, Baliuag University
548. Ma. Rubeth Hipolito, B.U. Chronicle, Baliuag University
549. Esperanza Balatbat, B.U. Chronicle, Baliuag University
550. Julie Ann Ramos, Mentors’ Journal, BulSU main campus
551. Ruby Rose Cruz, Mentors’ Journal, BulSU main campus
552. Krisna Clemente, Carmelian Chronicle, Univ. of Regina Carmeli
553. Victorine Rose Anne Regencia, Carmelian Chronicle
554. Jean Yanga, Carmelian Chronicle, Univ. of Regina Carmeli
555. Noel Franco, Carmelian Chronicle, Univ. of Regina Carmeli
556. Twila Bergonia, Pacesetter, BulSU main campus
557. Irish May Ignacio, Pacesetter, BulSU main campus
558. Alyssa Marie Avena, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
559. Sherly Dojello, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
560. Anna Rosalie Dawal, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
561. Mon Mangaran, CEGP
562. Romina Nolasco, Forerunner, BulSU-Bustos campus
563. Rusti Jet Penaranda, Forerunner, BulSU-Bustos campus
564. Merle Angeli Santos, Forerunner, BulSU-Bustos campus
565. John Rhany Gubatao, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
566. Marle Lawrence Santos, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
567. Aliery Ray Geronimo, Laurel, BulSU-Sarmiento Campus
568. Paula De Jesus , CS Wizards, BulSU-main campus
569. Andrew Mar Salburo, Vision Quest, Mondrian Aura College, Gapo
570. John Briones, Mentors’ Journal, BulSU main campus
571. Ailene Manahan, The Soil Tiller, Bulacan Agricultural State College
572. Romnick Victoria, The Soil Tiller, Bulacan Agricultural State College
573. Jamilla Millar, Pacesetter, BulSU-Main campus
574. Evelyn Avera, Pacesetter, BulSU-Main campus
575. Romy Mercado Jr., OSP, BulSU-main campus
576. Nene Bundoc Ocampo, Punla
577. Kristine Lindayag, Ang Tanglaw, BulSu-CSSP
578. Raymond Frias, Ang Tanglaw, BulSu-CSSP
579. Aiza C. Garcia , Cursor, BulSU-CICT
580. Mira Buenaflor, Cursor, BulSU-CICT
581. Jane Christine Suarez, Cursor, BulSU-CICT
582. Imee Esguerra, The Soil Tiller, Bulacan Agricultural State College
583. Rommel Ramos, GMA7
584. Bernie Rada, CLTV 36
585. Shane Velasco , Punla
586. Cecilio Gunio, Central Luzon Business Week
587. Magtanggol Villar, Manila Bulletin
588. Nonoy Jaito, GMA 7
589. E. Lumbang,
590. Agatha Guidaben, GMA 7
591. Mary Ann Señir, GMA 7
592. Manny Mogato, FOCAP
593. Raffy Lerma, Philippine Daily Inquirer
594. Nikko Dizon, Philippine Daily Inquirer
595. Marina “Gie” I. Herrera, Radyo Natin- Guimba
596. Juan Manuel Herrera, Radyo Natin- Guimba
597. Clariza M. de Guzman, Radyo Natin- Guimba
598. Jimuel Palma, Radyo Natin- Guimba
599. Lynette Urbano, Radyo Natin- Guimba
600.Luz Guiuo, Radyo Natin- Guimba
601. Loida Ignacio, Radyo Natin- Guimba
602. Gian Carlo H. Lajom, DWNE
603. David Roland Ramos, The PhilSouth Angle
604. Vilmar Marquez, The PhilSouth Angle
605. Albert Arcilla, PAZ-Peaceworks
606. Letty Militante, Zambopen Journal
607. Hader Glang, Zamboanga Today
608. Al Jacinto, Mindanao Examiner
609. Roland David Ramos, The PhilSouth Angle
610. Franchesca Frencie Carreon, The PhilSouth Angle
611. Philip Abuy, RPN-DXXX-TV 5
612. Roel Pareno, Philippine Star
613. Teofilo Garcia, Business Mirror
614. Eric Basilio, KBP Chair
615. RG Antonet Go, Zambopen Journal
606. Felicisimo Ramos, RMN
607. Jaivee Francisco, GMA7
608. Rey Luis Banagudos, Peaceworks Mag, PAZ
609. Jun Bernardo, 91.5 Wild FM
610. Francis Tesorero, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Emloyees Association
611. Joel Lagudahon, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Emplyees Association
612. Regina Serrano, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
613. Ferdinand Edralin, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
614. Albert Anthony Geluz, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
615. Gregorio Domantay, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
616. Dexter Baquir, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
617. Jovanni Solis, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
618. Ervinson Castillo, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
619. Mark Aaron Lamera, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
620. Dominic Catanay, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
621. Roberto De Guzman, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
622. Orlando Punzalan Jr, ABS-CBN
623. Mario Raynera, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
624. Arnel Bantolino, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
625. Ronald Nadura, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
626. Ricardo Azurra, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employess Association
627. Joebel Centeno, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
628. Rex Sulpico, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
629. Richard Quinto, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
630. Sheena Bacugan, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
631. Franklin Omalin, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
632. Elmer Trinidad, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
633. Adrian Lacatan, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
634. Gemmabelle Ramos, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
635. Efrell Hernandez, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
636. Lovelyn Marie Sayson, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
637. Dheo Mark Defensor, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
638. Archie Caldo, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
639. Ruby Edralin, ABS-CBN Global
640. Kat Singson, ABS-CBN Global
641. Pamela Castillo, ABS-CBN Global
642. Cayla Ursabia, ABS-CBN Global
643. Andrea Jo Poncio, ABS-CBN Global
644. Ana Maureen Paril, ABS-CBN Global
645. Aris Antonio, ABS-CBN Global
646. Syrhyl Sablayan, ABS-CBN Global
647. Jennifer Tuzon, ABS-CBN Global
648. Ana Margaret Antonio, ABS-CBN Global
649. Jacqueline Reyes, ABS-CBN Global
650. Jhojho Serafica, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
651. Cindy Bernardino, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
652. Rowena Mijares, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
653. Mimilante Dayo, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
654. Blanthz Bungabong, ABS-CBN Global Ltd Employees Association
656. Marlon Ramos, ABS-CBN Global
657. Eden Suarez, Net 25
658. Jojie Jocson, Net 25
659. Mike Marasigan, NBN 4
660. Beda Boquiron, IBC 13
661. Merwin Llanza, IBC 13
662. Nonoy Lacsa, Business Mirror
663. Dante Eulang, IBC 13
664. Arnel Dizon, ABC TV 5
665. Florante Sormeron, Manila Standard
666. JB Salarzou, Abante
667. Zaff Solmerin, Business Mirror
668. Ina Zara, ABC TV 5
669. Vigor, Reyes, Malaya
670. Verlin Ruiz, Remate
671. Jefferson Antiporda, The Manila Times
672. Rio Rose Ribaya, The Manila Bulletin
673. James Managhaya, Philippine Star
674. Jaime Laude, Philippine Star
675. Jorge Z. Bandola, NBN 4
676. John Reson, Bandera
677. JR Canto, ABS CBN
678. Nestore Prillo, ABS CBN
679. Jay Ruiz, ABS CBN
680. Katherine Evangelista, Inquirer.net
681. Ma. Waywaya Macalma, NBN 4
682. Bing Formento, DZRH
683. Mario Mallari, The Daily Tribune
685. Delfin Perez, Manila Bulletin
686. Merlyn RC Aznar, president, Mindanao Press Corps / The Mindanao Express
687. Fema Joy Dalumpines, Mindanao Press Corps / DXGM-FM
688. Jun Jacolbe, Mindanao Press Corps / DXYY Radyo Natin
689. Einah Campanero, Mindanao Press Corps / DXCA Charm Radio
690. Oscar Aznar, Sr., Mindanao Press Corps / The Mindanao Express / PAPI Vice-President for Mindanao
691. Decie Padrilan, Mindanao Press Corps / Sultan Kudarat TIMES
692. Benny Queman, Mindanao Press Corps / Cotabato Press / Cotabato Press Club
693. Knnie M. Vasquez, Mindanao Press Corps
694. Domingo Abuyo, Mindanao Press Corps
695. Corazon Witara, Mindanao Press Corps
696. Rizal Curutan, Mindanao Press Corps
697. Bert Balde, dzRS-am Sorsogon
698. Jerico Supelana, dzRS-am Sorsogon
699. Jun Sagitsit, dzRS-am Sorsogon
700. Elmer Jarbejo, Jr., PBN-dzMS-am Sorsogon
701. Ma. Diosa Labiste, Freelance
702. Councilor Leonardo R. Avila, City Council, Davao City
703. Councilor Rachel Zozobrado, City Council, Davao City
704. Councilor Tomas Monteverde IV, City Council, Davao City
705. Councilor Nilo Abellera, City Council, Davao City
706. Councilor Myrna Dalodo-Ortiz, City Council, Davao City
707. Councilor Angela Librado, City Council, Davao City
708. Councilor Wilberto Al-ag, City Council, Davao City
709. Councilor Samuel B. Bangoy, City Council, Davao City
710. Councilor Pilar C. Braga, City Council, Davao City
711. Councilor Bonifacio Militar, City Council, Davao City
712. Councilor Edgar R. Ibuyan, City Council, Davao City
713. Councilor Tessie M. Marañon, City Council, Davao City
714. Councilor Halila Y. Sudagar, City Council, Davao City
715. Councilor Paolo Z. Duterte, City Council, Davao City
716. Councilor Louie Bonguyan, City Council, Davao City
717. Councilor Diosdado A. Mahipus, City Council, Davao City
718. Councilor Peter Laviña, City Council, Davao City
719. Councilor Karlo Bello, City Council, Davao City
720. Councilor Dante L. Apostol, City Council, Davao City
721. Councilor Susabel C. Reta , City Council, Davao City
722. Councilor Jose Louie P. Villafuerte, City Council, Davao City
723. Allan Abais, DXAB ABS-CBN
724. Derf Maiz, GMA TV
725. Diana Lhyd Suelto, Mindanao Daily Mirror
726. Paul T. Palacio, ABS-CBN
727. Roan R. Abasolo, City Information Office
728. Michael Manguhig, Radyo Rapido
729. Maymay Benedicto, DXAB (ABS-CBN)
730. Yas Ocampo, Mindanao Times
731. Alex C. Roldan, City Information Office
732. Barry Ohaylan, davaotoday.com
733. Riel Bendanillo, Tabak
734. Editha Caduaya, Mindanao Daily Mirror
735. Tomas Avanceña, S. Chronicle
736. Melanie A. Severino, ABS-CBN
737. Erwin R. Mariño, ABS-CBN
738. Al Genoguin, Radyo Rapido
739. Rizalene P. Acac, Mindanao Times/ Inquirer
740. Jessie Casalda, DXDC-RMN Davao
741. Keith Bacongco, AKP Images
742. Grace Uddin, davaotoday.com

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