Philippines media killings - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippines media killings


Convictions for 2 Maguindanao massacre suspects expected in 2018

Nov 22, 2017 - 10:47 AM

The prosecution will ask the court this month to render judgment on Akmad Ampatuan Sr and Anwar Ampatuan Sr, says Presidential Task Force on Media Security chief Joel Egco

Duterte creates presidential task force to probe media killings

Oct 13, 2016 - 7:05 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte signs an administrative order committing that the government will investigate unsolved cases of media killings

IMPUNITY. Authorities inspect the scene of the 2009 Ampatuan or Maguindanao massacre. Photo by AFP/Mark Navales

Task force on media killings to also tackle Maguindanao massacre

Jul 17, 2016 - 3:21 PM

Palace Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the draft of the EO for the task force on media killings is already up for review

After joking about killing loudmouths, Duterte vows media protection

Mar 31, 2016 - 4:35 PM

While his camp says his anti crime stance protects media Duterte jokes about killing talkative people without due process

AMBUSH INTERVIEW. Rodrigo Duterte faces the media in Camiguin on March 23, 2016. File photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Radio reporter shot dead in Manila

Nov 02, 2015 - 12:24 PM

Jose Bernardo 44 was shot repeatedly by one of two suspects aboard a motorcycle outside a Manila restaurant late Saturday October 31

Change PH image as 'killing fields of journalists' – senators

Sep 01, 2015 - 3:55 PM

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III chair of the Senate committee on justice and human rights says the Philippines would continue to be regarded as the killing fields of journalists unless authorities put perpetrators behind bars

Maguindanao massacre trial threatened with more delays

Jul 03, 2015 - 9:56 AM

The judge handling one of the world s worst case of election violence and media killing is applying for a new judicial post

ONGOING CASE. Justice remains elusive for victims of the Maguindanao massacre. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

'Media irresponsibility killing us softly'

May 23, 2014 - 8:40 AM

A media personality believes that the death of media credibility due to irresponsible reporting is a bigger problem than media killings

CREDIBILITY. ABS-CBN's Anthony Taberna (L), Inquirer's Raul Pangalangan (C), and Manila Standard Today's Jojo Robles (R) talk about media responsibility during Rotary Club of Manila's annual Journalism Awards. Photos by Rappler

Broadcaster shot dead in Tawi-Tawi

May 06, 2014 - 4:35 PM

Richard Najib is killed by gunmen a day after World Press Freedom Day

PH media free but still at risk for ‘deadly reprisals’

Apr 30, 2014 - 12:01 PM

Human Rights Watch says journalism has become an increasingly deadly profession in the Philippines despite the country s reputation as a regional bastion of free media

Radio anchor shot dead despite gun ban

Nov 08, 2012 - 12:36 PM

UPDATED A radio anchor is shot dead in Cabanatuan City where a gun ban is in place

Media worker shot dead

Apr 30, 2012 - 3:53 PM

A driver and occasional weather reporter of Bombo Radyo was shot dead early morning in Koronadal