Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. on Tuesday requested Facebook Philippines for an explanation regarding the series of flagging and removal of posts and shared stories by government officials, various government media agencies, and ordinary netizens.In his letter addressed to John… Read More
Choice of Rappler as a “valuable partner” in the dissemination of “truthful information” is unacceptable to most Filipinos.
Rappler has “spotty record” in its reportage which resulted in legal woes
A group of journalists on Thursday expressed opposition to the partnership between the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and online news website Rappler on voter engagement and fighting disinformation in relation to the May 9 polls.In a letter to Comelec acting chairperson Socorro… Read More
MANILA – The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) on Tuesday said it is one with the nation in commemorating the Maguindanao massacre, which it tagged as one of the darkest moments in Philippine history and vowed to capture all suspects who are still at large.“We shall… Read More
MANILA – The Duterte administration will continue upholding press freedom, Malacañang said on Tuesday as the country commemorates the 12th year of the infamous Maguindanao massacre.In a Palace press briefing, Cabinet Secretary and Acting Presidential Spokesperson Karlo Nograles pointed… Read More
MANILA – Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Sunday lashed out at the daily broadsheet Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) for publishing two reports about groups opposing his nomination for a seat at the UN International Law Commission (ILC), a body of experts tasked with developing and… Read More
DIGOS CITY – Media outlets on Sunday expressed grief over the brutal death of reporter and radio anchor Orlando “Dondon” Dinoy in Davao del Sur.Dinoy succumbed to gunshot wounds to the head and body inside his rented apartment along Mother Ignacia St., Poblacion Uno, Bansalan town… Read More
PTFoMS vows justice for slain Davao journalist
MANILA – The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) is in close coordination with the police to attain justice for journalist Orlando “Dondon” Dinoy, who was gunned down inside his rented apartment in Davao del Sur on Saturday night.Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, PTFoMS… Read More
DIGOS CITY – A print and broadcast journalist in Davao del Sur was gunned down at about 6 p.m. on Saturday inside his rented apartment in Bansalan town.Reports coming from a fellow broadcast journalist in the same town and who rushed to the crime scene said Orlando “Dondon” Dinoy… Read More
With 13 unresolved killings in the last 10 years, the Philippines maintained its No. 7 ranking among dangerous places for journlists.
According to the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists’ Global Impunity Index, the Philippines remains to be one of the worst countries when it comes to unsolved killings of journalists.
Somalia remained the world’s worst country for unsolved killings, along with Syria, Iraq, Sudan and Afghanistan, based on the latest data, which covers the period September 1, 2011, to August 31, 2021.
MANILA – The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) has expressed optimism that the Philippines will soon be out of the Global Impunity Index (GII) released by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a US-based media watchdog.This as the country remained on its “biggest mover”… Read More