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[EDITORIAL] Kasaysayan ang dapat maging gabay ng ABS-CBN

Jan 06, 2020 - 12:47 PM

As the threat of closure hangs over its head, ABS-CBN should look to its past to guide its future

[OPINION] Duterte Year 2 and blunders galore on social media

Jun 30, 2018 - 11:00 AM

The administration's social media blunders are worth calling out because they are symptoms of a much bigger problem that's persistent in the other aspects of Duterte's presidency

Creeping ban on media coverage of PH-U.S. Balikatan drills

May 07, 2018 - 8:50 PM

How will President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China change the long-standing alliance between the Philippine and US militaries? It's an important geopolitical issue that impacts the security landscape.

WAR GAMES: US soldiers and their Filipino counterparts join force in an Amphibous Landing operation as part of the annual Balikatan Exercises at the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) of the Philippine Navy in San Antonio, Zambales province on Tuesday, April 21. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Philippines down 6 spots in 2018 World Press Freedom Index

Apr 26, 2018 - 4:35 PM

'The dynamism of the media [in the Philippines] has also been checked by the emergence of a leader who wants to show he is all powerful,' says media watchdog Reporters Without Borders

Media watchdogs slam Malacañang ban on Rappler reporter

Feb 23, 2018 - 7:41 AM

Reporters Without Borders and the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility both speak out days after a Rappler reporter was banned from entering the Malacañang complex

From Marcos to Duterte: How media was attacked, threatened

Jan 17, 2018 - 6:24 PM

Press freedom is a continuous battle in the Philippines. The recent move of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is one of the worst against the media since Martial Law.

Freedom of expression 'under siege' in PH, say human rights groups

Dec 10, 2017 - 11:15 PM

'The government has the obligation to foster an enabling environment for freedom of expression by taking measures to promote media and digital literacy'

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Pangulong Duterte, hindi media ang kaaway mo

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:19 AM

Pangulong Duterte, kaaway mo ang mga nagpapalaganap ng kaisipan at paniniwalang ang pagtuligsa sa 'yo ay pagtataksil sa bayan. Kaaway mo ang mga bumubulong na pare-pareho dapat ang ating sinasabi at iniisip.

Duterte has new-found love for barong

Nov 19, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Duterte’s almost 5 months in the presidency has changed at least one thing about him: his opinion on the national attire

MEDIA NIGHT. President Duterte talks casually to journalists during a dinner he hosted for them on November 15, 2016. Photo by ACE MORANDANTE/Presidential Photo

Change has come!

Sep 12, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Mainstream media face challenges in today’s polarized environment

Duterte to media: It is your sworn duty to ask questions

Sep 10, 2016 - 7:00 AM

I am not at liberty to be angry at anybody It is your sworn duty to ask questions Wala akong galit sa inyo the President says

President Rodrigo Duterte arrives at the National Convention Center in Vientiane, Laos for the ASEAN Summit on September 6.. Photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

Duterte ends media boycott, holds press conference

Aug 01, 2016 - 6:25 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte catches reporters by surprise when he decides to take their questions during an oath taking ceremony in Malacañang Palace

FIRST PRESS BRIEFING. President Rodrigo Duterte suddenly holds a press conference in the middle of an oath-taking cermeony in Malacañang Palace. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

President and press have 'common duty' to Filipinos – media groups

Jun 29, 2016 - 10:27 AM

In a pooled editorial over 20 media groups cite the importance of media s role as the people s private eye in the public arena considering the country s history under a dictatorship and its journey back into a democracy

NEW PRESIDENT. Duterte in "Malacañang of the South", DPWH Depot Compound, Panacan, Davao City. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Duterte and the media, from the perspective of a student journalist

Jun 14, 2016 - 3:26 PM

The way Duterte handled the grilling of the journalists only heightened the public’s general distrust of their watchdogs His words make a neutral party look like his biased predators And where does it leave students like me?

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Jun 10, 2016 - 12:53 PM

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UN chief slams Duterte's remarks on media killings

Jun 09, 2016 - 10:21 PM

Ban Ki moon: I unequivocally condemn his apparent endorsement of extrajudicial killings which is illegal and a breach of fundamental rights and freedoms

DUTERTE AND MEDIA. Duterte holds a media briefing at the Presidential Guesthouse at DPWH Depot Compound, Panacan, Davao City. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

UN experts slam Duterte over media killings

Jun 06, 2016 - 7:50 PM

President elect Rodrigo Duterte s recent comments on media killings are irresponsible in the extreme and unbecoming of any leader says Christof Heyns

NEXT PRESIDENT. A handout picture released by the Davao City Mayor's Office on June 5, 2016, shows Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Dutert speaking to supporters during a thanksgiving party in Davao City. Photo by King Rodriguez/Davao City Mayor's Office/EPA

Duterte: Sorry, no interviews 'until end of my term'

Jun 06, 2016 - 4:47 PM

It s better not to have interviews There will be no criticism no wrong statements no nothing says the Philippines incoming president

NEXT PRESIDENT. Rodrigo Duterte, the incoming president, shuns media interviews – at least for now. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

#AnimatED: Impunity at our doorsteps

Jun 06, 2016 - 9:00 AM

President elect Rodrigo Duterte’s reckless statement justifying the killing of journalists applies to many professions

Duterte to media: You won't boycott me? I'll boycott you

Jun 04, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Known for his good rapport with Davao based journalists Duterte has been in hot water over statements made in press conferences with international and national media

Duterte in 'Malacañang of the South', DPWH Depot Compound, Panacan, Davao City. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

No more press briefings for President-elect Duterte

Jun 03, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Rodrigo Duterte will instead course his messages through the state owned PTV 4 says his longtime aide

LAST PRESS CON? President-elect Rodrigo Duterte explains himself to journalists on June 2, 2016, after he came under fire for catcalling a female television reporter during an earlier press conference. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

President-elect Duterte: 'What a hypocrite society'

Jun 03, 2016 - 5:12 PM

Church journalism politicians police – all There s a veil of hypocrisy President elect Rodrigo Duterte says

NEXT LEADER. Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte speaks to journalists in Davao City on June 2, 2016, after a press conference where he slammed a 'hypocrite society.' Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Duterte on media killings: 'What can I do?'

Jun 03, 2016 - 10:29 AM

The president elect is dismissive and vague about how he intends to address the alarming rate of media killings in the Philippines

DUTERTE AND MEDIA. Duterte holds a media briefing at the Presidential Guesthouse at DPWH Depot Compound, Panacan, Davao City. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Media should be more 'discerning' about Duterte's statements – Panelo

Jun 01, 2016 - 7:16 PM

Duterte s statements on media killings were misinterpreted says his spokesman Salvador Panelo

MISINTERPRETED? Duterte's comments on media killings earn the ire of a journalist organization. Photo by Manman Dejeto/ Rappler

Duterte statement on media killings 'misinterpreted' – Pimentel

Jun 01, 2016 - 3:50 PM

Do not misinterpret the statement of the President Ang sinabi lang naman ng President we have freedom of the press but we also have to be responsible in exercising it

MISINTERPRETED. Senator Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III urges the media not to misinterpret the statement of president-elect Rodrigo Duterte on media killings. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Journalists' groups hit Duterte's justification of media killings

Jun 01, 2016 - 8:45 AM

UPDATED Journalists groups slam President elect Rodrigo Duterte for justifying media killings while Reporters Without Borders urge Philippine media to boycott his press conferences

ON MEDIA KILLINGS. The NUJP criticizes president-elect Rodrigo Duterte for justifying the killing of journalists during a press conference in Davao City on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/ Rappler