Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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Students protest against arrest of activists in Visayas

Students from UP Baguio protested the crackdown on progressive groups after the recent arrest against five activists, including a journalist, in Eastern Visayas.

Stories of struggle: The 2018 Nordis reportage

In closing the year, Northern Dispatch provided stories on organized forces, events and policies that shaped the economic and political landscape of Northern Luzon, from the standpoint of the marginalized and oppressed.

December 19 and the quest for justice

A decade has indeed passed but the conditions that led to the Ampatuan massacre remain: political dynasties and patronage are still alive, paramilitary groups have not been dismantled, and the Ampatuans’ collusion with the administration — Arroyo then and Duterte now — still persists.

Journalist, activists arrested in Tacloban City

An Eastern Visayas journalist and broadcaster and four other human rights activists were arrested in Tacloban City, days after news outfit Eastern Vista received reports of surveillance by suspected military assets.

Ampatuan Massacre promulgation of verdict will be broadcast live – SC

The High Court allowed two People’s Television cameras which other media outfits could hook into and limited number of reporters ho would not be allowed to bring their own cameras, smart phones and other video and audio recording equipment inside the courtroom.

Nordis editorial staff recognized

Northern Dispatch Weekly story written by Kimberlie Ngabit-Quitasol about a Bontoc woman warrior, Petra Macliing wins two awards at the 5th Gawad Agong .

Media decry red-tagging of colleague by Baguio police

The National Union of Journalists in the Philippines-Baguio Benguet Chapterand the People's Alternative Media Network decried the red-tagging of their colleague by the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO).

On the PROCOR Command Journal red-tagging groups, and individuals as CFO personalities

By NUJP The National Union of Journalists of the Philippine-Baguio Benguet condemns the inclusion of our colleague Sherwin...

Support ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal, defend press freedom

The People’s Alternative Media Network expressed full support to ABS-CBN’s renewal of franchise, which is set to expire in March.

Groups demand justice for victims of Ampatuan Massacre

Members of the Baguio City media community together with local writers and artists demanded the conviction of the suspects for the Ampatuan Massacre during the 10th anniversary commemoration of the single deadliest attack against journalists in the world.

Baguio media elect new officers

The Baguio Correspondents and Broadcasters Club, the largest media organization in the city, elected its new officers for the year 2020 last January 25.



Kabataang Makabayan: The youth of yesterday and today

Author and First Quarter Storm activist Rudy Liporada shares his introduction to, and experiences as a member of, Kabataang Makabayan in the Martial Law era, as he parallels their motivations with the current political climate in the Philippines.



Groups call for justice on NDFP consultant’s 1st death anniversary

Progressive groups in Cagayan Valley and Baguio City commemorated the first death anniversary of slain National Democratic Front of the Philippines consultant Randy Malayao.

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