Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Media & Press Freedom

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Letters: It is about murder for whatever reason

That was quite a mouthful you unleashed on media Thursday (June 2) night. We do appreciate your reminder that, yes, we journalists are not a uniformly lily-white breed, in fact none of us are, although we would not go so far as to consider ourselves in the same line of work as publicists for theirs is a totally different field as you yourself pointed out.

Gawad Agong recognizes excellent reportage on IPs

QUEZON CITY — “Reporting our stories and issues is amplifying our voices from the ground to the national and even to the international level. This, albeit the various kinds of reports in print, radio, tv and social media, is giving importance to the voices of indigenous peoples in the communities who are marginalized and continuously attacked by state forces and paramilitary groups,” said Piya Macliing Malayao, Secretary General of Katribu Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas (Katribu).

Statements: Let ethics always be our guide

This week, media took a huge, self-inflicted hit at a time when the industry and individual journalists continue to be vilified and threatened by those who would seek to undermine the profession of truth to advance their nefarious agenda.

GMA fails to protect media — NUJP

53rd journalist killed during GMA’s term BAGUIO CITY (June 28) — While Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo asked media support for her three remaining years in Malacañang,...

Advocate's Overview: Condemning the harassment of journalists in Alfonso Lista, Ifugao

By ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW The local chapter of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines condemns the actions of Ifugao, Alfonso Lista Vice-Mayor...

Official Nordis Statement on the Attempted Murder of Brandon Lee

Kimberlie Ngabit Quitasol, editor-in-chief of Northern Dispatch, delivers our statement on the attempt on Brandon Lee's life during the protest in Baguio City on August 7 at the People's Park to condemn the attack and demand justice.

Nordis best in editorial writing

BAGUIO CITY — Northern Dispatch Weekly bagged the “Best in Editorial Writing” award in the local press awards night at the Hotel Supreme Sunday....

UNDER THIS HAT | Justice now for Ampatuan massacre victims

But nine years after, justice has not yet been served. Worse, journalists continue to be harassed, charged with trumped-up cases and murdered with impunity. To date, 185 journalists has been killed since 1986, 12 since President Rodrigo Duterte took office.

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).

Claravall inducts new BCBC officers

BAGUIO CITY (Apr. 4) — Regional Trial Court(RTC) Judge Edilberto Claravall inducted the newly elected officers of the Baguio Correspondence and Broadcasters’ Club (BCBC)...

WHAT THE PUBLIC MISSED | Reportage on the recent clashes in Mountain Province

Most reports provided the basic information about the clashes, enough to inform the readers of what transpired. However, straight news that dwells only on the firefight and the casualties tends to create further division among the people. It leaves a data gap on the circumstances that caused the events and the reasons why the war in the countryside continue to rage.



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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