Rappler's latest stories on journalists in the Philippines
Various groups say the guilty verdict depicts a clear message to silence institutions that report on the truth about the government
With the youth and students at the forefront of speaking truth to power, how are they dealing with the threat of the pending anti-terror bill?
A barangay kagawad makes threats to correspondent Joanna Rose Aglibot and her family, prompting the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines to issue an alert
'Officials who earn public ire for their pronouncements should not blame journalists who are merely doing their jobs,' says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
The post tries to link former NUJP chair Rowena 'Weng' Carranza-Paraan to the New People’s Army using a photo at a media safety training in 2013
‘An attack on our students is an attack on our college,’ the UP College of Mass Communication reminds the NTF-ELCAC
To persuade government agencies to act on the matter, the petition appeals to the NTC, Supreme Court, and the House of Representatives
Campus publications stand with ABS-CBN and band together with fellow journalists to make their voices heard
'Campus journalism goes beyond medals and certificates.... With or without press conference season, student writers should always speak up.'
'Even as our people battle a deadly pandemic, it carries out an underhanded assault on freedom of the press and of expression,' NUJP says in a statement
We need more storytellers to shine a light on issues that matter, especially now when scared and confused people are more susceptible to misleading posts and false information
Student journalists share how they continue to take courage amid the threats campus publications face
‘If media giants are threatened, what is stopping the government from doing the same to campus publications?’ Philippine Collegian editor-in-chief Beatrice Puente points out
NUJP and various groups gather to fight for press freedom, democracy, and workers' rights as the Senate hears issues pertaining to the ABS-CBN franchise
Students point out how hurdles faced by campus journalists threaten the quest for truth
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines hopes the petition will rally support behind the authors of the franchise bills seeking to continue ABS-CBN’s operations, and pressure Congress to act on the matter
Journalists cry for press freedom hours after Solicitor General Jose Calida files a quo warranto petition to void ABS-CBN's franchise
(UPDATED) NUJP and other groups say the attack on ABS-CBN threatens citizens' right to know
ABS-CBN's franchise expires on March 30, 2020. Congress has sat on the franchise renewal bills amid President Duterte's threat to block a new franchise
The fight of professional journalism will always be the fight of campus journalism. We celebrate the Ampatuan Massacre verdict, hope for the extent of justice, and continue to address the struggles of press freedom.
The state needs to be accountable for crimes committed by its own agents, says NUJP chair Nonoy Espina, whether it's the Ampatuan massacre or the drug war
'We must soldier on until the last of those responsible are behind bars,' the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says
'Allowing live coverage would allow families unable to travel to Manila to immediately hear the decision of the 58 counts of murder of Judge Jocelyn Solis Reyes,' says the petition signed by media organizations
'Attempting to dictate how the media should report the news has no place in a democracy,' the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says
NUJP, AlterMidya, and other media groups commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre with a mural painting and march
Officials and members of the Negros Press Club and the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines-Bacolod chapter light candles to mark the death anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre
An acquittal, says National Union of Journalists of the Philippines' Nonoy Espina, would have grave implications not just on press freedom but on the electoral process
What has happened in the 10 years since the Maguindanao massacre?
The Union of Journalists of the Philippines-UP slams the 'blatant intimidation' against student publications
The Mindanao Independent Press Council calls for a dialogue between journalists and security forces 'to tackle the problem of red-tagging...as a matter that hinges on human rights'
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines laments 'the apparent lack of interest of local government and security units to protect those so threatened'
The College Editors Guild of the Philippines calls on all publications to remain vigilant and continue to 'persistently uncover the true state of our society'
The man, who was aboard a motorcycle, followed journalist Marchel Espina for almost 18 kilometers
At a time when online hate spreads like wildfire and affects public discourse on social media, Rappler news editor Miriam Grace Go urges students to amplify real voices online
'The vanguards of light and truth in various campuses are being the next targets of control by the government and school administrations,' says College Editors Guild of the Philippines national president Daryl Angelo Baybado
Media groups in Cagayan de Oro destroy a streamer red-tagging organizations, which was hung by unidentified persons on the first day of the city's Press Freedom Week
A media watchdog decries this as a fishing expedition meant to 'demonize independent and non-profit media organizations'
The 'war for truth…is a war we cannot lose in democracies' like the Philippines, says Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa
The College Editors Guild of the Philippines condemns the 'culture of killing and impunity' that emboldened the killers. One of the fatalities is a campus journalist.
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines also documents how Bobby Lagsa was 'evicted' from the event hours before President Duterte arrived
‘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’
The now one-year order of President Rodrigo Duterte to ban Rappler from covering his events 'has gone on too long,' says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says the article takedown proves that government's 'twisting the law' has a chilling effect on media
Attacks continue after earlier hits on Bulatlat, Kodao Productions, and Pinoy Weekly
(UPDATED) Journalist groups and institutions denounce the weaponization of anti-cybercrime laws
This year's National Schools Press Conference theme is anchored on 'Fostering 21st century skills and character-based education through campus journalism'
Baguio City Vice Mayor Edison Bilog says the council wants 'to protect the integrity and welfare of media practitioners'
'As they say, stupid is as stupid does,' the NUJP says of the allegation that it is a legal front of the Communist Party of the Philippines
(UPDATED) Police suspect radio announcer Gabriel 'Kumander Aguila' Alburo was killed over a cockfighting bet but are looking at other motives for the attack as well
'The selection of Maria is a recognition of the resistance and tenacity of the Philippine press in upholding truth and fighting for the freedom of the Press and expression,' says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines