Six media groups from five Southeast Asian countries formed a regional collaboration to strengthen their fight against the deteriorating state of press freedom in the region.
Reporting the circus
As part of the commitment to issue-focused reporting, they also pledged to look into and report on the track records of candidates, check and challenge false information and hate speech, provide the context of whatever events and issues may arise, monitor the independence of the State and other agencies involved in the elections, and encourage and support best practice in journalism.
UP academics remind journalists to recognize context of red-tagging in PH
“As a journalist, you have to try to balance between your freedom to publish a story or minimizing harm to an already vulnerable subject.”
#Bulatlat20 | Covering Hacienda Luisita
Bulatlat‘s coverage of Hacienda Luisita has since been the benchmark of other agrarian reform stories it has covered through the years, its lessons and victories often told to the next generation of journalists to serve as a reminder that peasant stories also deserve the spotlight.
#Bulatlat20| From fashion to passion
It was then that I knew that alternative news agencies like Bulatlat are instrumental in speaking truth to power. Without the shackles of corporate interest that filters and distorts news agenda, independent media is what is grounds us and directs us to reality.
COVID-19 pandemic and the continuing relevance of print media
In the context of community print publications, they should be strengthened not just by the people’s support but by ensuring that press freedom will be promoted and upheld by the government.
Journalism and activism then and now
A journalist should be fair but he or she cannot be neutral. In the context of its role as the Fourth Estate, journalism is inherently critical and adversarial. A neutral observer cannot ask critical or hard questions, so in a sense the framing becomes “soft” if a journalist believes in neutrality. By DANILO ARAÑA ARAO…
Kung ang mensahe ni Heydarian ay hindi makita ang “independent” foreign policy dahil sa nangyari sa Reed Bank, iyon ang dapat na titulo ng artikulo.
Journalism in troubled times
Should the media report everything government officials do and say for the sake of that elusive concept called “objectivity”? Philippine practice suggests that that’s what most journalists assume — and that, no matter how erroneous, outrageous or potentially harmful the statements and actions of those sources may be, their responsibility ends with accurately quoting them.…
Isang mapagpalayang gabi
Ni MARK ANGELES Isang mapagpalayang gabi, mga petmalung kababayan, Mga kapwa ko mamamahayag at artista ng bayan. Maraming bagay tayong dapat pag-usapan Tungkol sa nasagap kong bulung-bulungan (Bukod sa ang Benham Rise ay bahagi na ng 9-dash line): Ang katotohanan at katarungan Nasa mahaba nang listahan ng balak ipatukhang Ng kulugong hari sa Malakanyang. Karaniwang…
Which is worse: fake news or irresponsible journalism?
Tiglao is what he has been accusing people of: a liar and a propagandist.