[Featured Video] Speak up against impunity -NUJP

SPEAK UP AGAINST IMPUNITY National Union of Journalists of the Philippines January 23 marks the 39th month since the Ampatuan Massacre. Since 1986, 154 journalists, including 32 of the 58 victims in the brutal murder, have been killed in the line of duty. The insatiable lust for power by some, a wanton disregard for rights,…

[In the news] Media groups express concern over threats on Kidapawan journalist -MindaNews.com

Media groups express concern over threats on Kidapawan journalist By Malu Cadelina-Manar , MindaNews.com January 17, 2013 KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 16 Jan) – The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), in expressing concern about reports of a threat against a journalist here.…

[In the news] Cyber law talks set next week -PhilStar.com

Cyber law talks set next week By Aurea Calica, The Philippine Star October 05, 2012 MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang has set a dialogue with stakeholders on the controversial Cybercrime Law even as more groups stepped up calls to repeal the law on fears that it would be used to suppress online freedoms. A dialogue was…

[In the news] Journalists cry harassment in mining area; mining firm says story fabricated -MindaNews

MindaNews » Journalists cry harassment in mining area; mining firm says story fabricated. By Mindanews February 22, 2012 DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 February)  — A group of media from Pagadian City cried harassment by the Special Cafgu Active Auxiliary of  TVI Resource Development (Phils.) Inc.  in Sitio Balabag, Baragay Depore  in Bayog town, Zamboanga del Sur…

[In the news] Mindanao journalists held overnight by mining firm’s militia -InterAksyon.com

Mindanao journalists held overnight by mining firm’s militia InterAksyon.com February 20, 2012 MANILA, Philippines — (UPDATE – 8:43 p.m.) A dozen journalists from Pagadian City were stopped Sunday and held overnight by militiamen detailed to a foreign mining firm the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines said Monday. The journalists managed to leave area…

[In the news] Manhunt on for publisher’s killer – MindaNews

MindaNews » Manhunt on for publisher’s killer. By Edwin G. Espejo | Thursday| February 2, 2012| Filed under: Top Stories  GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/1 Feb) – The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in Region 12 launched a manhunt against the suspected gunman who shot and killed General Santos publisher Christopher Guarin on the evening…

[In the news] Fil-Am journalists raise money for ‘Sendong’-stricken colleagues- INQUIRER.net

Fil-Am journalists raise money for ‘Sendong’-stricken colleagues By Nimfa U. Rueda, Philippine Daily Inquirer January 29, 2012  LOS ANGELES—Filipino-American media practitioners here have raised at least $9,000 for media colleagues who were among those who died and lost their homes when Typhoon “Sendong” struck Northern Mindanao last month. The media practitioners spearheaded a benefit concert…

[In the news] BJMP bars photographers, cameramen from massacre trial coverage – InterAksyon.com

BJMP bars photographers, cameramen from massacre trial coverage by InterAksyon.com January 25, 2012   MANILA, Philippines — For the second time this month, the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology on Wednesday barred photojournalists and television cameramen from shooting images and video footage of the makeshift courtroom in Camp Bagong Diwa where the Ampatuan massacre…

[In the news] GenSan journalists raise bounty: P200K for colleague’s killer – InterAksyon.com

GenSan journalists raise bounty: P200K for colleague’s killer by Niccolo Blanco, InterAksyon.com January 12, 2012  GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines — Journalists here passed the hat Thursday morning to help raise a bounty for the arrest of the gunmen and mastermind in the January 6 murder of their colleague, Tatak News publisher and editor-in-chief Christopher Guarin.…

[In the news] Surprise visits to Ampatuan jail cells proposed – Interaksyon.com

Surprise visits to Ampatuan jail cells proposed – Interaksyon.com. Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com MANILA, Philippines — Families of the victims of the Maguindanao massacre will press the government to allow them to conduct surprise visits on the detention facility of the members of the Ampatuan clan, principal suspects in the murder. The families, who organized themselves…