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Radyo ni Juan's Glenn Jester Hitgano is arrested after following up on a tip that the protesters were harassed by uniformed men
The Digital News Project 2020 says that journalists need to call out lies and half-truths, but are concerned that this may not have an impact
The Freedom for Media, Freedom for All Network says at least 15 journalists have been killed under the Duterte administration
The social media monitoring platform makes it easier to search for public posts across Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, and Twitter
Radyo ni Juan manager Benjie Caballero dies after sustaining 5 gunshot wounds in an October 30 attack
We set the record straight on posts saying the press is intentionally misleading the public on SEA Games issues
NUJP, AlterMidya, and other media groups commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre with a mural painting and march
In the first 3 years of the Duterte administration, at least 128 threats and attacks against members of the press are recorded
CMFR Executive Director Melinda Quintos de Jesus says it is necessary to 'clear the air' in order for plans on the safety of journalists to be properly implemented
An acquittal, says National Union of Journalists of the Philippines' Nonoy Espina, would have grave implications not just on press freedom but on the electoral process
The Philippine Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists is launched on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre
What has happened in the 10 years since the Maguindanao massacre?
The research proposal cost can range from P50,000 to P100,000, for projects on understanding disinformation and the solutions offered in relation to democracy
23 fact-checking organizations from 17 countries work together to spot false and misleading claims during the international event
Tech entrepreneur Andrew Keen, Google's Irene Jay Liu, and Democracy & Disinformation consortium convenor John Nery discuss solutions to the 'crisis of democracy'
The data shows 42% of the claims checked during the 2019 midterm elections come from the candidates themselves
Fact-checkers grapple with two separate issues causing unrest and disinformation in Indonesia right now: separatism protests and shifting of capital
Instagram users can now report suspicious posts shared across the photo and video-sharing platform
A right-wing politician claims that the founder of Teyit.org is the son of the leader of a far-left political organization
Rappler's #FactsMatterPH project, which focuses on fact-checking efforts and data-driven investigations on social media and disinformation with community engagement, is a finalist in the 2019 Gather Award in Engaged Journalism
A study published by the Center for International Media Assistance says that 15% of website cookies in the global south have no identifiable ownership
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg do not attend the International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy, and Democracy despite being summoned by the Canadian Parliament
These events are being organized against the backdrop of attacks on press freedom, which have escalated in the Philippines in recent months
According to Singapore’s draft law, ministers get to decide without any judicial review what online content is true or false simply if it offends them. Other countries may do the same
The NUJP says 'more than any administration since the unlamented Marcos dictatorship, never have freedom of the press and of expression been under siege as during the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte'
The Freedom for Media, Freedom for All Network says it has monitored at least 128 attacks and threats against members of the press since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office
On World Press Freedom Day, journalists point out that the government's own media apparatus gets huge funding from China
'This is not a time to bend and shrink,' says the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines on World Press Freedom Day
The job of a journalist takes place in a world that is drugged with online disinformation and where journalism is treated like a crime
Given his type of narcissism, one that blooms lustier and lustier with each live performance, we'd never know how far he would go with his indecencies
'A free and responsible media is fundamental to an open and democratic society,' says British Ambassador Daniel Pruce at a forum on press freedom and responsibility at the Ateneo de Manila University
Bookmark this page to watch Pahayag: A Forum on Media Freedom and Responsibility on Monday, April 29
A study by Reuters and Oxford focuses on Rappler, the Daily Maverick in South Africa, and The Quint in India
Scores of prominent Pakistani journalists and activists have received email warnings from Twitter informing them their tweets are in violation of Pakistan’s laws. The consequences for press freedoms could be dire.
Here are some facts about lese majeste law, or section 112 of the criminal code, as it is known in Thailand
'People want more local news, and local newsrooms are looking for more support. That's why today we're announcing an expanded effort around local news in the years ahead,' says Campbell Brown, Facebook's vice president in charge of global news partnerships in a blog post.
The International Federation of Journalists report celebrates the resilience of Filipino journalists, saying they 'remain just as jealously protective of their rights and freedoms'
The Committee to Protect Journalists says 34 of the 53 journalists killed on duty this year around the world were 'singled out for murder'
Disinformation is one of the key trends in media in 2018 – here's what could make a society more vulnerable to it than others
When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head
Cases of intimidation and violence against journalists continue to spread with the 'climate of hatred' that has persisted against journalism globally
(UPDATED) Media groups and press freedom advocates express support for Maria Ressa and Rappler as the company faces yet another legal battle
'Consider making the same tough business decisions our little company made to protect the public sphere and to ensure democracy survives,' Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa says after accepting the Knight International Journalism Award in Washington, DC
Aside from their investigation into Myanmar's military crackdown in Rakhine, Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have extensively covered other human rights issues in the country before
Journalism is more diverse, accessible, and more informative than ever, says Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, the Director of Research for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University
GMA 7's veteran broadcast journalists talk about journalism, the changing media landscape, and the challenges
Panelists at the #FactsMatterPH forum held in Laguna share their thoughts on how ordinary citizens can take part in preventing the spread of disinformation online
The story of expanding global media networks is often told as if they spread freedom everywhere, liberally and evenly. But when we ask freedom for whom, the tale gets more complex.
Press freedom advocates argue that the Campus Journalism Act has, in itself, flaws that compromise press freedom
A massive study produced by UNESCO encourages journalists to train themselves in digital security, educate the public, and advocate for institutional changes