NUJP introduces emergency fund for media workers

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.

Rappler CEO bags press freedom award

Rappler CEO bags press freedom award

Maria Ressa (Rappler Official Website) Maria Ressa, the head of the digital news organization Rappler, was chosen as the 2021 recipient of the prestigious Unesco/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Award on Tuesday, April 27.Ressa will be honored on May 2, 2021, the...

House forms technical working group to strengthen FOI bill

House forms technical working group to strengthen FOI bill

The House Committee on Public Information has formed a technical working group (TWG) to discuss and consolidate 19 legislative measures on Freedom of Information (FOI).“These measures will seek to put in place an enabling law that will help implement the provisions of...

The difference between DND Secretary Lorenzana and Lt. Gen. Parlade

The difference between DND Secretary Lorenzana and Lt. Gen. Parlade

As our government focuses its efforts on anti-terrorism campaigns two high ranking members of our Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have come under the microscope due to their actions, for very different reasons.Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary...