media violence - updates

Rappler's latest stories on media violence


7 years later: What happened to the Maguindanao massacre case?

Nov 23, 2016 - 11:43 AM

UPDATED Will the worst case of election related violence in the Philippines reach its resolution under the Duterte administration?

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

PH improves in World Press Freedom Index

Dec 31, 2015 - 1:17 PM

The Philippines ranks 141st out of 180 countries in the 2015 World Press Freedom Index by the Paris based Reporters Without Borders

Image from the 2015 World Press Freedom Index by Reporters Without Borders

ABS-CBN news team ambushed in Marawi City

Dec 26, 2015 - 9:05 PM

No one is hurt but ABS CBN condemns the attack on its 3 person news team that had just covered the bombing of an NGCP tower

'Mauled' DZRH reporter to file charges vs Marikina cop

Nov 11, 2015 - 2:03 PM

Broadcaster Edmar Estabillo meanwhile faces charges of simple disobedience direct assault and unjust vexation filed by SPO2 Manuel Laison

A DZRH reporter allegedly got into a fight with a member of the Marikina police on November 10.

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

Broadcaster shot dead in Digos City

May 23, 2014 - 11:07 AM

Sammy Oliverio was the 3rd media member to be killed in Digos City since 2006

Kidnapped foreign journalists still held in Syria

Apr 19, 2014 - 11:08 PM

Several foreign reporters remain captive in Syria dubbed by a media watchdog as the most dangerous country for journalists

Radio commentator shot dead in Iligan City

Aug 30, 2013 - 12:58 PM

He was an anchor of a morning show on DxLS

Ortega slay suspect granted bail

Jul 09, 2013 - 9:13 AM

A local court allows Romeo Seratubias owner of the licensed pistol allegedly used in the shooting of broadcaster Gerry Ortega to post bail

JUSTICE WANTED. The late Gerry Ortega's family wants punishment for the late environmentalist's killers. Environmentalist and broadcaster Gerry Ortega. Photo from ABS-CBN Foundation/Philip Sison

Radio broadcaster vs mayoral bet

May 07, 2013 - 4:02 PM

Two harassment complaints have been filed against Florencio Noel who is running for mayor of Tacloban

Radio announcer shot dead

Apr 22, 2013 - 3:32 PM

A Radyo Natin announcer is shot by motorcycle riding men in Kabasalan Zamboanga Sibugay

Radio manager vs Negros mayor?

Apr 18, 2013 - 3:24 PM

A Radyo Natin manager receives death threats after his station was shut down

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

Journalists slam slow pace of massacre trial

Aug 20, 2012 - 6:44 AM

Filipino journalists gather for an overnight vigil to protest the slow pace of the Maguindanao massacre trial that killed 32 media workers

A man walks behind a tarpaulin displaying the names and pictures of 'Maguindanao Massacre' victims during a ceremony, marking the 1,000th day since the 2009 massacre, in Manila on August 19, 2012. Philippine journalists and activists gathered for an overnight vigil late on August 19, criticizing the slow pace of the trial over a massacre, allegedly carried out by the powerful Ampatuan political clan, that left 57 people including journalists dead. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

NUJP reports threat vs GMA Network crew

Feb 02, 2012 - 3:34 PM

Leave now or I will chop off your heads barangay offiicial reportedly said