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[OPINION | Just Saying] Judges should not take offense

Jul 03, 2020 - 10:00 AM

'[Judges] cannot just blame people for making negative outbursts regarding their decisions'

Cayetano stalls ABS-CBN franchise hearing, slams election coverage

Feb 17, 2020 - 9:22 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'Can anyone honestly say, after watching the coverage of the network during the 2010 and 2016 elections, that ABS-CBN did not take sides and favor any candidate?' says Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano

GHOST OF ELECTIONS PAST. Alan Peter Cayetano, then candidate for Taguig-Pateros congressman, shows the indelible ink on his finger after casting his vote on May 13, 2019. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Drop 'politically motivated' criminal charges vs Rappler, Maria Ressa

Dec 01, 2018 - 10:35 AM

'This attempt to silence a highly regarded news website is just the latest example of the administration’s contempt for free and vibrant news media,' says Human Rights Watch Asia Director Brad Adams

UNDER THREAT. The Philippine government under President Rodrigo Duterte has filed mutiple tax cases against Rappler Holdings and its president Maria Ressa, acts deemed by human rights groups as an attack on press freedom. File Photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

Malacañang vows justice for slain priest, radio broadcaster

May 03, 2018 - 5:32 PM

'We will investigate that and punish the murderers,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, referring to the cases of priest Mark Ventura and radio broadcaster Edmund Sestoso

Duterte to media: Criticize 'with moderation'

Jan 16, 2018 - 8:35 PM

'Lahat akin 'yan,' adds President Rodrigo Duterte to describe media companies he has not yet publicly attacked

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers a speech during the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) 2018 Kick Off: Game On! All in For Nation Building at the Manila Hotel in Manila on January 11, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Kidnapped Indonesians, PH press, Conor McGregor | 6PM wRap

Apr 20, 2016 - 6:49 PM

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Pressing on freedom

May 03, 2014 - 5:56 PM

A journalism student shares her thoughts on media killings impunity and press freedom in the Philippines

PH drops in press freedom ranking

Jan 30, 2013 - 12:23 PM

The Philippines ranks 147 out of 179 countries in the 2013 World Press Freedom Index