“The reason why government regard the free press as the enemy is because the government fear the free press of its power.”
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“The Duterte administration uses the entire coercive power of the State to attack and quell the independent press and these attacks are instigated and led by the madman in Malacañang Palace himself.”
The ban extends to any journalist who would write or broadcast anything that the President deems to be ‘fake news.’
“There is no singular, proven fact in that hogwash.“
“PCIJ had wished only for the Dutertes to offer clear, direct, straightforward replies to our queries.”
“If we recall, during the Marcos dictatorship, the first thing he did was to suppress the media.
By DEE AYROSO
“With at least 12 colleagues slain under the watch of a president who has actually justified the murder of journalists–remember “Just because you’re a journalist you are not exempted from assassination, if you’re a son of a bitch?”–and openly and constantly curses and threatens media, we are taking this matter very, very seriously.”
Journalists cannot sit idly by while the highest official of the land leads the attacks on press freedom and wields the machinery of government to peddle lies and deception.
“NutriAsia is not only a violator of labor laws but a threat to press freedom.”
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions MANILA — The 19 arrested NutriAsia strikers and supporters, including five journalists, were released from detention at about nine o’clock Wednesday morning after finally getting a clearance from the Bulacan Provincial Prosecutors’ Office. The detainees jubilantly walked out of their jail cell accompanied by their lawyers after the local…