Journalists, artists file 14th petition against terror law

Updated July 23, 9:16 p.m. By ALYSSA MAE CLARIN Bulatlat.com MANILA— Journalists, artists, and free expression advocates filed the 14th petition today, July 23, before the Supreme Court against RA 114979, or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. Joined by almost 40 individuals from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, the groups filed a petition for Certiorari and…

Philippine media as a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic

The shutdown of ABS-CBN is the biggest attack, so far, on the Philippine media since the pandemic. By ALYSSA MAE CLARIN Bulatlat.com MANILA– Two days after the Word Press Freedom Day, the Duterte administration shut down ABS-CBN, the largest broadcasting company in the Philippines. The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) issued a cease and desist order…