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NUJP slams ‘Red’ tag on radio station

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) has criticized the military in southern Mindanao for allegedly harassing the staff of a radio station in Tagum City and branding the station as procommunist.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Myanmar papers protest sentencing of reporters

A woman reads a local weekly news journals with its front page printed black with letters saying "By opposing recent arrest and sentencing of journalists including a video journalist of DVB (Democratic Voice of Burma)" Friday, April 11, 2014, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP)

Several private newspapers in Myanmar printed black front pages on Friday to protest the recent arrests and sentencing of journalists, in the latest sign the country’s media climate is worsening.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Woman reporter shot dead in Cavite

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A female tabloid reporter was gunned down in full view of her 10-year-old granddaughter and a relative at her home in Bacoor City, Cavite province, early Sunday.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Malaysia says may sue over ‘false’ MH370 media reports

Malaysian acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein.  AP

Malaysia’s authoritarian government, which has been under harsh global scrutiny over the handling of its missing-plane drama, said Tuesday it would compile “false” media reports over the crisis and consider filing lawsuits.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hong Kong in ‘siege atmosphere’ after fresh attack on media workers

Members of the press gather to get news outside the hospital where the former editor of a liberal Hong Kong newspaper was admitted after being stabbed with a meat cleaver in Hong Kong on February 26, 2014. Kevin Lau, former editor of the Ming Pao newspaper, was attacked in broad daylight by two men who escaped on a motorbike in the Chai Wan district where the newspaper's headquarters is located, police said. AFP PHOTO

Fears over press freedom in Hong Kong intensified after two media executives were beaten by masked men, with one newspaper Thursday describing a “siege atmosphere” in the city.

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

Poe calls for review of gov’t actions to end media killings

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A resolution calling for a review of government efforts to end media violence in the country has been filed by Senator Grace Poe.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Egypt court resumes trial of Jazeera journalists amid outcry

Employees and supporters of the television network Al-Jazeera hold up signs as they protest the imprisonment of Al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt, at the Newseum, near the US Capitol, in Washington, DC, February 27, 2014. AFP FILE PHOTO

The trial of Al-Jazeera journalists for supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood of ousted president Mohamed Morsi resumes Wednesday in a case that has sparked a global outcry over muzzling of the press.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Bill amending ‘Press freedom law’ hurdles House panel

House of Representatives. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

A bill expanding the coverage of the “Press freedom law” hurdled the committee level in the House of Representatives.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Probe starts of illegal detention vs Digos cop

DAVAO CITY—The Internal Affairs Service (IAS) of the Southern Mindanao police has started investigating an administrative complaint filed by an Inquirer staffer against a police officer in Digos City for arbitrary detention.   The case stemmed from Supt. Joe Neil Rojo’s order to have Allan Nawal, the Inquirer’s assistant bureau chief for Mindanao, locked up [...]

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Manila councilor says MTRCB’s reprimand of TV host a blow to press freedom

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Can admonishing a TV host for his “indecorous language and demeanor” be considered a threat to press freedom?

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Manila councilor: MTRCB’s reprimand of TV host undermines press freedom

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Can admonishing a TV host for his “indecorous language and demeanor” be considered a threat to press freedom?

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Media urged to join drive for gun control

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A political party on Thursday called on media companies, organizations and practitioners to join the campaign for stricter gun control laws, saying the growing number of killings of journalists and politicians, as well as stray-bullet incidents, are all symptoms of uncontrolled gun proliferation in Philippine society.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Killing of journalists a nat’l catastrophe’

Radio journalist Rogelio Butalid lies dead outside the Radyo Natin station in Tagum City after being shot by a lone gunman on Wednesday. Butalid (inset) was also a village councilor.  FRINSTON LIM/INQUIRER MINDANAO

An international human rights watchdog has urged President Aquino to declare the deadly attacks on Filipino journalists a “national catastrophe,” saying that the situation “threatens civil liberties” in the country.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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