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66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks—report

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Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, in a year when violence against the media took center stage.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Aquino admin slammed for ‘apathetic’ stance on Maguindanao massacre

Filipinos light candles on a slogan bearing images of victims of a massacre that killed 58 people, including 32 journalists, as they mark its 5th anniversary with a candle lighting event at the historic EDSA Shrine in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. AP

Journalists in Quezon and Albay commemorated the Maguindanao massacre on Monday with protests and candle-lighting ceremonies, assailing the Aquino administration’s seeming apathy to the quest for justice of families of the 58 victims.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘We hope President Aquino is sincere in his promise’

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She wanted to be a journalist like her father. But her mother persuaded her not to pursue a career in journalism.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Freddie Aguilar to lead concert for Maguindanao massacre victims


Filipino music icon Freddie Aguilar will be jamming with journalists on the eve of the fifth-year-commemoration of the Maguindanao massacre where 58 people, 32 of them media workers, were killed.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

UN resolution aims to improve journalists’ safety

Min Ko Naing, center, a leading democracy activist, holds a black T-shirt reading "Stop killing press" as he meets with journalists who are walking to collect signatures from members of the media, in Yangon, Myanmar, on Aug. 4, 2012. Myanmar said it had abolished media censorship on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, in the latest in a series of rapid democratic reforms.  AP PHOTO/KHIN MAUNG WIN

Nearly 50 countries are co-sponsoring a U.N. resolution that condemns attacks against journalists and the failure to punish those responsible for killing, torturing, kidnapping and arbitrarily arresting media workers.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »