Tag Archives: Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS)

MEDIA GROUPS TO HELP IN FIGHT VS. THREATS TO JOURNALISTS

NPC, PAPI call on BBM to strengthen media task force

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MANILA – The National Press Club of the Philippines has passed a special resolution calling on the incoming Marcos administration to continue supporting the operation of the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS).“As one of the national media organizations actively engaged as… Read More

GOVT TASK FORCE SUPPORTS ARMING MEDIAMEN VS. THREATS

 JOURNALISTS could be targets of election violence with the heat of the May polls in the air and the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) is supporting suggestions to arm members of the press against threats.

“If pressed against the wall, we need to fight back because that’s the natural instinct of a person,” PTFoMS executive director Joel Egco said during the virtual launching of the Media Security Vanguards yesterday.

‘Media security vanguards’ to protect journos vs. poll violence

Read: ‘MEDIA SECURITY VANGUARDS’ TO PROTECT JOURNOS VS. POLL VIOLENCE

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reported that the Philippines remains one of the deadliest countries for journalists in the world.

Egco said the PTFoMS had requested the Commission on Elections to exempt media workers from the gun ban imposed by the poll body during the election period.

‘Media security vanguards’ to protect journos vs. poll violence

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) on Friday officially launched its “media security vanguards” who will be assigned to protect journalists from threats of violence, discrimination, misinformation, and corruption ahead of the elections in May.In his speech at the… Read More

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Murder rap filed vs. suspect in Davao journalist Dinoy’s slay

Journalist Orlando Dinoy shot dead in Davao del Sur | ABS-CBN News

A murder complaint has been filed against a suspect in connection with the killing of Newsline Philippines reporter Orlando “Dondon” Dinoy last Oct. 30, 2021, the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) said on Tuesday.Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, PTFoMS… Read More

Media callS for speedy resolution to Dinoy slay

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

Journalist Orlando Dinoy shot dead in Davao del Sur | ABS-CBN News

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

DUTERTE hails PTFoMs for protecting press freedom

 October 13, 2021, 5:56 pm

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has lauded the Presidential Task Force on Media Security’s (PTFoMS) efforts in protecting the media workers’ welfare by upholding press freedom in the country. In his message for the 5th founding anniversary of the PTFoMs, Duterte expressed hope… Read More

PTFoMS in 5th Gear: A Duterte Legacy

MANILA – The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) is in high gear as it celebrated Monday its 5th year anniversary as the forefront agency of the government in defending press freedom by protecting the life, liberty and security of media workers in the Philippines.As one of… Read More