Subalit sa halip na maging bukas sa pagpapahayag sa aktwal na kalagayan ng bayan sa usaping pangkalusugan, binansagan pa ng mga nasa pamahalaan ang mga naglalathala ng katotohanan bilang mga filibustero at kalaban ng bayan. Hindi naging bukas sa paggamit ng mga siyentipikong pag-aaral, ginamit lamang ng mga nasa pamahalaan ang mga hakbanging despotiko at absolustimo nang hindi tumatanggap at sarado sa ibang ideya.
Tags: La Solidaridad
This Week on People’s History: Establishment of La Solidaridad
In This Week on People’s History, Bulatlat remembers the publishing of the first issue of La Solidaridad, the official publication of the Propaganda Movement. Today, alternative media outfits continue the tradition of reporting the plight of the marginalized.
Ending the information crisis
The reformists and revolutionaries of the late 19th century; those who fought the Japanese invaders during World War II; and the professionals, workers, and farmers who comprised the core of the resistance against the Marcos dictatorship understood only too well the role of information in exposing the injustice and racist assumptions of Spanish colonial rule,…
Filipino media: Out of context — and loving it
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld The absence of context in news reports and even commentaries is a common failing of most of the major news media, in contrast to its frequent and common emphasis by alternative media organizations. The latter are the contemporary successors of La Solidaridad and Kalayaan during the reform…