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NUJP submits 200K signatures in support of ABS-CBN franchise

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines submitted to Congress a list of 200,000 petitioners, gathered through actual signature gathering and a petition, to push for the renewal of ABS-CBN's franchise.

NUJP’s 10TH GA marked by protest vs media killings

QUEZON CITY — Despite the rains, participants to the 10th congress of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) staged a black Friday protest to condemn the latest media killing under the Duterte administration.

La Trinidad dads post bail

By ALMA B. SINUMLAG LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, (April 19) — Members of the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of this town who are facing charges of graft...

Statement: NUJP on Secretary Aguirre’s ‘misquoted’ destabilization plot accusation

No, Mr. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, we the media will not be the scapegoats as you try to weasel your way out of your latest bout of foot-in-mouth disease.

Luis Teodoro leads 2019 Titus Brandsma Awards winners

Veteran journalist and activist Luis V. Teodoro leads this year’s recipients of the prestigious Titus Brandsma Awards, from the media ministry of the Carmelite Order in the Philippines.

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.

Pooled Editorial: Sawen ti kinapudno iti bileg, bantayan ti turay

Dagiti atake iti wayawaya iti press ket panangtagibassit saan laeng nga iti news media. Daytoy ket panangpakapsut iti kapasidad ti news media tapno pagtalinaeden ti nawaya a sinnukat iti kapanunotan maipanggep kadagiti isyu publiko. Ti sarado a kapanunotan ti presidente iti kritisismo ket naigameren nga aspeto ti panangidaulo ni Duterte. Bayat a saan laeng nga isuna ti chief executive a nagbalin a sensitibo iti kritisismo ti press, insigurado ni Duterte a maawatan ti tunggal maysa nga agmalas ken adda maaramid a dakes kadagiti kritikona.

Kalinga gov explains media harassment

By ALMA B. SINUMLAG BAGUIO CITY – “He had been accidentally hit when I got from behind the microphone for the purpose of stopping him...

On AFP’s barring of journalists from covering mass evacuation of Lumad in Surigao

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines strongly condemns the 4th Civic Military Operation Battalion of the Eastern Mindanao Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines for preventing journalists from covering the mass evacuation of Manobo Lumad in Lianga, Surigao del Sur yesterday, Monday, July 16.

Expanded media awards set this month

BAGUIO CITY — The search is on for the top journalists of the city of Baguio of the past year. The Baguio Correspondents and Broadcasters...

World Press Freedom Day underscores Right of Reply Bills, other threats

By NATIONAL UNION OF JOURNALISTS OF THE PHILIPPINES - BAGUIO-BENGUET BAGUIO CITY — The media organization National Union of Journalists of the Philippines-Baguio-Benguet Chapter (NUJP-Baguio-Benguet)...

International groups express condemnation, concern on journalist shooting

International groups condemned and expressed concern on the intensified attacks against activists after the recent shooting of local journalist and paralegal volunteer Brandon Lee by unidentified gunmen in Lagawe, Ifugao.



Rising above fear and repression for genuine agrarian reform

For many peasant leaders like Manong Tony, the struggle for land rights, higher farmgate price, and appropriate services have also become a struggle to rise above state violence and fear.