Broadcast journalist Cathy Yang has been appointed head of corporate communications of the PLDT group, the telco giant announced in a statement on Thursday.
A former People’s Television (PTV) host said he was fired by the state-run broadcasting network over his critical tweets on the ABS-CBN franchise issue.
The Presidential Broadcast Staff under Radio Television Malacañang (PBS-RTVM) Manila Office was placed on a two-week lockdown after two of its staff were confirmed Covid-19 positive on Tuesday. RTVM executive director Demic Pabalan said in a statement that aside from...
The National Union of Journalists in the Philippines on Monday, July 27, urged media workers to not succumb to fear or surrender to lies especially at this time when the media and the truth are “increasingly under siege.”
The Philippine Judges Association (PJA) on Monday said it was “saddened” by the vilification of the judiciary and expressed fear that the public might lose faith and respect in the country’s justice system, following the cyber libel conviction of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa.
Malacañang on Tuesday said it respects the decision of the Supreme Court to dismiss the quo warranto case filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida in February against broadcasting giant ABS-CBN.
The Lopez family worked to reclaim ownership of ABS-CBN after the 1986 People Power revolt when the Aquino government initially decided not to return the TV network, ABS-CBN’s vice chairman told lawmakers on Wednesday.
Palace spokesman Harry Roque released a personal statement on the conviction of Rappler chief Maria Ressa and her former staff for cyber libel, saying that until laws criminalizing libel are changed, they must be applied.
US State Department spokesman Morgan Ortagus said on Tuesday the United States was concerned over the Manila trial court’s verdict, “and calls for resolution of the case in a way that reinforces the U.S. and Philippines’ long shared commitment to freedom of expression, including for members of the press.”
Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and ex-researcher Reynaldo Santos Jr. can apply for probation over their cyber libel conviction to avoid prison time, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Tuesday.
The citizenship of ABS-CBN chairman emeritus Eugenio “Gabby” Lopez III is no reason to deny the franchise renewal of ABS-CBN, former senator Juan Ponce Enrile said Sunday.
ABS-CBN is standing by its report that the franchise of Bohol Chronicle Radio Corp. (BCRC) has been in existence for over 50 years, despite being a 29-year-old corporation.
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) will meet with Facebook on June 16, to seek more information on the sudden surge of empty “impostor” accounts in the social media platform.
On their fifth hearing on ABS-CBN’s franchise application, the House committees on franchises and good government zeroed in on the network’s Philippine Depositary Receipts (PDRs)
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) slammed SAGIP-Partylist Representative Rodante Marcoleta for turning the House hearing on ABS-CBN’s franchise on Monday, June 8, into a platform “for personal revenge to bully” ABS-CBN reporter Mike Navallo, whom the NUJP said “did not deserve to be bullied for the truth”.
Sen. Bong Revilla filed the bill prohibiting the media from using denotations of religious, regional, cultural and ethnic affiliation to describe persons who are suspected or convicted of crimes.