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The Toolkit is intended for journalists, media development workers, students and faculty who want to explore other exciting ways of doing journalism that is more process, rather than event, oriented.  The CCJD will continually expand the content of the Toolkit based on the results and outcomes of its seminars and training programs on public journalism.

click below to read a pdf of the Public Journalism Toolkit

As the social, political, and economic environment in many local areas throughout thePhilippinesis dramatically changed by the decentralization of governance as articulated by the Local Government Code of 1991, communities will be facing new burdens and challenges: that of making informed decisions in the face of scarce resources.

About two years ago, the Center for Community Journalism and Development (CCJD), a non-profit, non-government organization working for better communities through better journalism, was invited by the Philippine Press Institute (PPI) and the Coca Cola Export Corporation to a meeting.


The Visays Examiner (TVE) was born in March 1999 as an alternative newspaper.  Through the years it strove to be a credible source of information that deeply respects the divergent voices in the community and supports advocacies like the environment, women, children, and good governance.