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Changes to 23-year-old Campus Journalism Act sought

Oct. 24, 2014, 11:09 a.m. - School paper editors and writers on Wednesday called for changes to the Campus Journalism Act of 1991 to ensure that freedom of the press is upheld on campus.

The 23-year-old Campus Journalism Act has been used to suppress, instead of protect, the rights of campus journalists, College Editors Guild of the Philippines President Marc Lino Abila said before the House Committee on Higher and Technical Education (CHTE) headed by Pasig Rep. Roman Romulo last Oct. 22.