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[OPINION] Even after the Ampatuan verdict, Filipino journalists are still in peril

Dec 22, 2019 - 5:00 PM

As long as there are still Filipinos who choose to be misinformed and disinformed, the Philippines will still be a dangerous place for journalists

Inside the 2019 Giving Journal by The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Oct 26, 2018 - 10:05 AM

This year's theme is "Live Generously," with artworks produced by local artists

Duterte says he banned Rappler due to 'twisted' reporting

Mar 02, 2018 - 9:58 AM

This contradicts earlier statements from Malacañang officials, including President Rodrigo Duterte himself, that the ban on Rappler stems from the Securities and Exchange Commission's decision to revoke the media company's registration

RATIONALE FOR BAN. President Rodrigo Duterte says he imposed the Palace coverage ban on Rappler because it 'twisted' what he says in speeches. With him are Special Assistant to the President Bong Go (middle) and top cop Ronald dela Rosa at the opening ceremony of a SWAT event in Davao City on March 1, 2018.   Photo by Kiwi Bulaclac/Presidential Photo

Roque claims mainstream media doesn't report the truth

Feb 07, 2018 - 10:00 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says pro-Duterte bloggers have become viable sources of information for netizens who don't trust media outlets critical of the administration

Presidential Spokesperon Atty. Harry Roque responds to follow up question after the press briefing in Malacañang on January 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Why campus journalists should go beyond classrooms

Feb 01, 2018 - 3:58 PM

In the course of Philippine history, several campus publications stayed true to this role of shaping public opinion. They’ve gone beyond the 4 walls of the classroom and tackled the same issues hounding the country.

Lawmaker calls on House panel to pass journalist protection bill

Sep 27, 2017 - 2:05 PM

The bill will create a program that provides protection to journalists being threatened, intimidated, or harassed

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, August 20-27, 2017

Aug 27, 2017 - 2:17 PM

Must watch videos from this week

RAINY WEATHER. The bad weather does not deter people from accompanying Kian delos Santos to his final destination. Photo by Eliza Lopez/Rappler

Lopez Museum's 'Drawing the Lines' exhibition: The art of news

Mar 20, 2016 - 1:23 PM

See editorial cartoons magazine covers and propaganda paintings throughout the years at the Lopez Museum and Library s Drawing the Lines exhibition

All photos by Rome Jorge/Rappler

Fact or fiction? UP deans on Inquirer's Mary Jane Veloso coverage

May 06, 2015 - 6:40 PM

The PDI s inaccurate and biased reports constitute a breach both of the standards of journalism and the trust of the Filipino people

#AnimatED: Explaining the media

Apr 06, 2015 - 9:00 AM

We realize that for all the media’s vital role in a democracy and their influence on the country’s national affairs little is known about how the Fourth Estate works what principles guide us and how we make decisions

The accidental journalist

Jul 05, 2014 - 8:41 AM

A college professor once advised me against joining the media industry To this day it still surprises friends and even family members to learn that I almost didn t

Moving from print to cyberspace

Jun 19, 2013 - 6:47 AM

This is a story of culture shock and the realization that the next generation is taking over

Why I left America for the Philippines

May 04, 2013 - 5:01 PM

Filipinos left their homeland in droves during the mid 20th century for various reasons They said I was baliktad

FOI in ICU: A call for rescue by Aquino

Jan 28, 2013 - 11:54 AM

President Aquino has both power and duty to fulfill his promise and to do his part to save a bill that will enable the constitutionally guaranteed rights of the people to information and to transparency and accountability in government

Shades of gray in media ethics

Dec 03, 2012 - 9:52 AM

Rules seem unclear here because everything is genial But saying no is still the best option And disclosure is a must

Fake byline flap rattles US news industry

Jul 05, 2012 - 7:44 AM

Journatic which gathers news for client publications and whose staff includes those from the Philippines used a handful of pseudonyms in its articles

Journalist on Internet libel: 'There is no crime where there is no law'

Apr 03, 2012 - 7:20 AM

Journalist Edwin Espejo files a counter affidavit to refute libel claims of car dealer Mohammad Bong Aquia who is Manny Pacquiao s friend