CHR condemns threats vs Ed Lingao, Lourd de Veyra

CHR condemns threats vs Ed Lingao, Lourd de Veyra

By The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Wednesday urged the government to take proactive measures to stop media attacks after threats against TV5's Ed Lingao and Lourd de Veyra circulated online.In a statement, the CHR said it had received reports involving online...

Lawyer-vlogger is Marcos Jr.’s comms chief

Lawyer-vlogger is Marcos Jr.’s comms chief

By Trixie Cruz-Angeles, a lawyer who helped President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign for the presidency in 2016, will head the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) under presumptive president Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.'s administration.The camp of the...

‘Marcos campaign boosted by disinformation’—Tsek.Ph coordinator

‘Marcos campaign boosted by disinformation’—Tsek.Ph coordinator

By The campaign of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for the presidency was helped by an “effective use of disinformation,” the coordinator of the fact-checking collective Tsek.Ph said. “It was a very effective public relations campaign which was boosted...

Duterte declares Aug. 30 as National Press Freedom Day in PH

Duterte declares Aug. 30 as National Press Freedom Day in PH

By President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure declaring Aug. 30 of every year as National Press Freedom Day.Acting Palace spokesman Martin Andanar said in a virtual presser that the date coincided with the birthday of Marcelo del Pilar, who is dubbed the...

CHR denounces killing of veteran journalist in Samar

CHR denounces killing of veteran journalist in Samar

By Jess Malabanan (Photo from Manny Mogato's Facebook) The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Thursday said it would launch a probe into the killing of Jesus "Jess" Malabanan, a Pampanga-based journalist, who was shot dead in Samar. "CHR condemns this another...

UP Communication Research Dep’t opens Day 1 of 7th nat’l conference

UP Communication Research Dep’t opens Day 1 of 7th nat’l conference

The Department of Communication Research of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication, together with the Philippines Communication Society (PCS), the Philippine Association of Communication Educators (PACE), and the Philippine Association for Communication and Media Research, Inc. (PACMRI),opened Day 1 of the two-day 7th National Communication Research Conference (NCRC) online today, 12 November 2021.