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Journalists urged not to aid trial by publicity over narco list

Mar 07, 2019 - 7:54 PM

‘Government, media can’t play fast, loose with due process and rule of law,’ says the statement of journalists and media organizations on list of alleged ‘narco politicians’

Media groups record 85 attacks on press freedom under Duterte

May 03, 2018 - 6:30 PM

'Separately and together, these 85 cases have made the practice of journalism an even more dangerous endeavor under Duterte,' says Malou Mangahas, executive director of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism

MEDIA FORUM. PCIJ Director Malou Mangahas at the 'Speak Truth to Power, Keep Power in Check' forum on May 3. 2018, with fellow panelists CMFR Executive Director Melinda Quintos de Jesus, NUJP Director Raymond Villanueva, and PPI Director Ariel Sebellino. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

[OPINION] Speak truth to power, keep power in check

May 03, 2018 - 3:19 PM

Whoever is president, the paramount duty of a free press in a democracy is to defend and uphold the people's right to know, with unqualified courage and unity

Journalist groups hit SEC decision vs Rappler

Jan 15, 2018 - 6:25 PM

(2nd UPDATE) The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism says the 'harsh' ruling has 'horrifying implications on the full and untrammeled exercise of press freedom'

ATTACK ON PRESS FREEDOM. Journalist groups condemn the Securities and Exchange Commission decision revoking the registration of Rappler.

Senate panel OKs protection of online, broadcast journalists

Nov 09, 2016 - 7:12 PM

The proposed measure seeks to expand the coverage of the Shield Law to include radio TV and legitimate online news organizations

ONLINE, BROADCAST. The Senate committee on public information and mass media approves the bill seeking to amend the 70-year-old Shield Law, which protects print journalists from divulging sources. File photo

How are newspapers surviving in the digital age?

Jun 15, 2013 - 2:32 PM

If we remain stuck in the traditional model of print only we will surely head for a sunset

SC Justice Velasco inhibits from Cybercrime law case

Oct 17, 2012 - 3:30 PM

He maintains however that allegations of him being biased are baseless and bereft of truth


Justice Velasco should inhibit from cybercrime case - media groups

Oct 16, 2012 - 2:54 PM

Media groups say that even if Velasco had withdrawn the cases against Vitug the fact that he filed them indicated that he sees nothing inherently wrong about libel


PNoy slams media anew, says 'date' report false alarm

Apr 23, 2012 - 3:51 PM

President Aquino criticizes the media for negative and misleading news reports pinpointing a false story on his supposed date