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News Organization: KOKUS
Both a newspaper publisher and cable television commentator, he was shot dead near his home Aug. 22 by a gunman in San Pablo, south of Manila. Local journalists said that their colleague, 51, had broken a story on his cable program implicating a local politician in a corrupt land deal. Police agree that he may have been killed because of his work as a journalist.