Three foreign governments on Friday joined the commemoration of the third anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre and reminded the Philippine government, which seemed to have forgotten the event, about its promise to bring the perpetrators to justice.
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) on Thursday denounced an aide of Zambales Gov. Hermogenes Ebdane Jr. for berating an Inquirer correspondent whom he accused of false reporting, especially on issues involving the provincial executive and mining in the province.
By Maila Ager
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) has called on the media not to remain silent on President Benigno Aquino III’s criticisms and not to take it sitting down “when he deigns to tell us how to go about our work and what to put into it.”
By Aquiles Z. Zonio
A driver of a radio station, who sometimes aired situation reports, was gunned down at dawn yesterday by four unidentified men riding on motorcycles in Koronadal City in South Cotabato.
By Norman Bordadora
President Benigno Aquino III indicated he was not ready to include the freedom of information (FOI) bill on his list of priority measures, saying too much transparency may prove to be a bane rather than a benefit.
Zaldy Ampatuan’s offer to turn state’s evidence to government prosecutors on Tuesday drew warnings against a ploy by a wolf in sheep’s clothing out to save not only his own skin but that of his family accused of carrying out the grisly massacre of 57 people in Maguindanao in 2009. In a statement, the National [...]
By Tetch Torres
MANILA, Philippines—The Supreme Court stuck to its guns on Wednesday, maintaining that live, but regulated media coverage of the controversial Maguindanao massacre trial is necessary, and that footage of the trial must be in full, or violating entities will have to take the risk for their actions. This was clarified by Supreme Court Spokesman Jose [...]