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Journalism under siege: years of writing dangerously


Those were the years of writing dangerously. In the eyes of the oppressive Marcos regime, the defiant journalists were better dead than read, better writhing than writing.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State


In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Outcry after Egypt sentences 3 reporters to prison

The fiance of journalist Mohamed Fahmy is consoled by a friend following the verdicts in the sentencing hearing for Al-Jazeera journalists, in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, June 23, 2014. AP

An Egyptian court on Monday convicted three Al-Jazeera journalists and sentenced them to seven years in prison on terrorism-related charges after a trial dismissed by rights groups as a politically motivated sham. The verdict brought a landslide of international condemnation and calls for the newly elected president to intervene.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cops probing journalist Nilo Baculo’s slay tagged in graft raps filed by him

Nilo Baculo.

Members of a police task force, formed to investigate the killing of journalist Nilo Baculo Sr., were themselves respondents in criminal and civil suits filed by the crusading journalist in the past two decades, Baculo’s lawyer and family said on Thursday.

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

What Went Before: Media killings under Aquino administration

crime scene

More than 20 journalists and media workers have been killed under the Aquino administration, based on the count of media watchdogs as of the end of May.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »