“While the current law makes it optional to make journalists witnesses, many times, threats to exclude them from coverage or from receiving tips have forced them to do so.”
CA reinstates 51 dismissed GMA 7 talents
The CA ruled that the 15 “are not guilty of gross and habitual neglect of duty under the Labor Code.”
For supporting ABS-CBN franchise, Panay journos harassed by authorities
Members of Altermidya Panay have been joining protests denouncing attacks on fellow media colleagues. They have called for the release of Eastern Vista Executive Director Frenchie Mae Cumpio and supported the campaign for franchise renewal of ABS-CBN.
Support swells for ABS-CBN
“…the attempt to close down ABS-CBN is a direct attack against the shared freedom of all citizens, for silencing the network is similar to depriving the Filipino citizens of their source of news and information.”
Congress still not tackling ABS-CBN franchise bills
“Pass the franchise renewal bill and let him [Duterte] veto it if he dares. And then prove yourselves worthy of being representatives of the people and defenders of their rights and liberties by overriding his veto,” the NUJP said.
Police bars Davao media from lumad presscon
Davao City police blocked the media trying to enter the gates of United Church of Christ in the Philippines in Haran, Davao City. This was after some 50 men wielding bolos, members of the paramilitary group Alamara, began tearing down the fence of the UCCP’s Haran Center on Saturday morning.
Celebrities back ABS-CBN franchise renewal
“We will not lose our family.” — Vice Ganda
NUJP aims to gather 1M signatures for ABS-CBN franchise renewal
“We call on Congress to do what is right and immediately pass the bill to renew ABS-CBN’s franchise.”
ABS-CBN’s ongoing struggle for franchise renewal
The new decade poses possible threat to ABS-CBN as the broadcast corporation’s franchise expiration approaches in less than two months, and with President Duterte’s ongoing tirades against the network’s franchise renewal.
Lam-ang: a story of leadership and self-realizations
The dedication of the creative team and the cast to remain true to the roots of the tribes in the Philippines sends a clear message of how they wanted the younger generation of Filipinos to re-educate themselves on our culture.
Verdict on Ampatuan Massacre out December 19
“We expect nothing less than a conviction especially those directly responsible and involved in the killings. Otherwise, the mockery of justice and the culture of impunity will continue to reign and worsen.”