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Rappler condemns in the strongest terms the attempt of PDEA spokesman Derrick Carreon to cut Rappler reporter Rambo Talabong out of the agency's official media advisory and coordination channel
We mean no disrespect to our colleagues but it is time to go beyond vested corporate interests
Despite the perceptions of many journalists transparency laws are more about managing information than distributing it
Freedom of information laws have proven their worth in countries that adopted them
What the Philippines can learn from Indonesia s East Kalimantan province
In the past the technical working group tackled only one or two provisions in its meetings preventing authors from producing a consolidated version of the bill
With the President still lukewarm toward the FOI bill will Congress eventually approve it?
Do we want to prevent or at the very least reduce corruption by making processes more transparent now?
Rappler presented findings from a research on freedom of information laws in 15 countries in a forum co organized with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom
Aquino assures the public that although he will not certify the FOI as urgent the bill will pass before the end of his term
I am hopeful that in the Philippines our leaders are aware that there is a new paradigm for government and governance that is gaining momentum globally
The PDAF controversy and Yolanda tragedy have lent a human face to the need for disclosure of public info but finding policy champions remains a challenge