The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines Cebu Chapter (NUJP Cebu) is calling for the swift and impartial probe of DYRB blocktimer and radio commentator Renante “Rey” Cortes’ death.
The Focap said it was “deeply disturbed” about the way Roque responded to Rivera’s query.
Since President Rodrigo Duterte cannot be re-elected as president and won’t likely win the vice-presidential seat, he will play kingmaker instead.
After the death of veteran journalist and former chairman of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), Nonoy Espina, the nation’s union formally announced on July 8 an emergency fund in honor of the late newsman.
Palace spokesman Harry Roque made the claim after Duterte was named among 37 world leaders labeled as press freedom predators by media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
Media giant ABS-CBN lost 21% of its TV viewership since its closure last year.
Government messaging appears to be “problematic” after it topped a survey as the leading source of online misinformation in the Philippines.Fifty- seven percent out of 2,019 Philippine respondents in a global survey by the Reuters Institute identified government...
A looming investigation into the drug war by the International Criminal Court (ICC) might “solidify” Sara Duterte’s candidacy in the 2022 presidential election, a human rights campaigner said.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) can still investigate the Duterte government’s drug war even if the Philippines had pulled out of the treaty that established the tribunal, a human rights advocate said.
President Rodrigo Duterte has failed miserably in delivering on campaign promises to end corruption, political dynasties, and illegal drugs, a Pulitzer awardee journalist said.
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Facebook announced on Wednesday that Instagram and Facebook users would soon have the option to hide their public like counts.
The shutdown of media giant ABS-CBN has created a chilling effect especially on media owners who don’t want their business interests caught in the crossfire of Duterte’s clash with the press, journalists said in a Press Room podcast on Saturday, May 8.
Mike Navallo, head of the recently revived ABS-CBN chapter of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, said the shutdown did not affect his work but sent a clear message to the news media: going against the administration has consequences.
“[T]he messenger itself, the press, must be protected from all forms of threat and intimidation so that they may fully serve the best interest of our people,” Duterte’s message for the occasion read.
Manny Mogato, a Pulitzer prize winner, pointed out that state agencies have been given marching orders to prop up the image of the government amid the pandemic.