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NUJP and various groups gather to fight for press freedom, democracy, and workers' rights as the Senate hears issues pertaining to the ABS-CBN franchise
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines hopes the petition will rally support behind the authors of the franchise bills seeking to continue ABS-CBN’s operations, and pressure Congress to act on the matter
Journalists cry for press freedom hours after Solicitor General Jose Calida files a quo warranto petition to void ABS-CBN's franchise
(UPDATED) NUJP and other groups say the attack on ABS-CBN threatens citizens' right to know
ABS-CBN's franchise expires on March 30, 2020. Congress has sat on the franchise renewal bills amid President Duterte's threat to block a new franchise
The state needs to be accountable for crimes committed by its own agents, says NUJP chair Nonoy Espina, whether it's the Ampatuan massacre or the drug war
'We must soldier on until the last of those responsible are behind bars,' the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says
'Allowing live coverage would allow families unable to travel to Manila to immediately hear the decision of the 58 counts of murder of Judge Jocelyn Solis Reyes,' says the petition signed by media organizations
'Attempting to dictate how the media should report the news has no place in a democracy,' the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says
NUJP, AlterMidya, and other media groups commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre with a mural painting and march
Officials and members of the Negros Press Club and the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines-Bacolod chapter light candles to mark the death anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre
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
What has happened in the 10 years since the Maguindanao massacre?
The Mindanao Independent Press Council calls for a dialogue between journalists and security forces 'to tackle the problem of red-tagging...as a matter that hinges on human rights'
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines laments 'the apparent lack of interest of local government and security units to protect those so threatened'
The man, who was aboard a motorcycle, followed journalist Marchel Espina for almost 18 kilometers
Media groups in Cagayan de Oro destroy a streamer red-tagging organizations, which was hung by unidentified persons on the first day of the city's Press Freedom Week
A media watchdog decries this as a fishing expedition meant to 'demonize independent and non-profit media organizations'
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines also documents how Bobby Lagsa was 'evicted' from the event hours before President Duterte arrived
‘Government, media can’t play fast, loose with due process and rule of law,’ says the statement of journalists and media organizations on list of alleged ‘narco politicians’
The now one-year order of President Rodrigo Duterte to ban Rappler from covering his events 'has gone on too long,' says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says the article takedown proves that government's 'twisting the law' has a chilling effect on media
Attacks continue after earlier hits on Bulatlat, Kodao Productions, and Pinoy Weekly
(UPDATED) Journalist groups and institutions denounce the weaponization of anti-cybercrime laws
Baguio City Vice Mayor Edison Bilog says the council wants 'to protect the integrity and welfare of media practitioners'
'As they say, stupid is as stupid does,' the NUJP says of the allegation that it is a legal front of the Communist Party of the Philippines
(UPDATED) Police suspect radio announcer Gabriel 'Kumander Aguila' Alburo was killed over a cockfighting bet but are looking at other motives for the attack as well
'The selection of Maria is a recognition of the resistance and tenacity of the Philippine press in upholding truth and fighting for the freedom of the Press and expression,' says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
The police practice of pressuring media practitioners to sign anti-drug operation reports as witnesses puts them in physical danger and in conflict-of-interest situations. #PHnews
'Government forces must never harass, intimidate, or attack journalists who are just doing their jobs,' says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
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(UPDATED) 'They will [take it down]... because it's fake news. It's [the] original fake news,' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III
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(UPDATED) The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines denounces Sotto's request, saying it is a 'brazen attempt to suppress freedom of the press and of expression'
The presence of media in anti-illegal drugs raids and apprehensions should be limited to 'coverage for journalism purposes,' the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says in a resolution
'Separately and together, these 85 cases have made the practice of journalism an even more dangerous endeavor under Duterte,' says Malou Mangahas, executive director of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
Whoever is president, the paramount duty of a free press in a democracy is to defend and uphold the people's right to know, with unqualified courage and unity
The NUJP adds. 'this show of vindictiveness is not just pathetically childish, more worrisome is it shows Duterte’s penchant for taking shortcuts in a case that is still pending before the courts'
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says President Rodrigo Duterte 'has acted much like a petulant child throwing a fit' when he banned Rappler's Pia Ranada from Palace coverage
NUJP says Roque 'has acquired a penchant for accusing media of making him look bad by doing what they ought to – reporting his pronouncements accurately with the proper context and background'
'Itinanong lang naman namin kung saan na napunta ang P70 million na PDAF ni Congressman Danilo Suarez,' says one of the arrested radio commentators
‘We should not allow that we will be silenced...because once they succeed, all of us will be silenced,’ NUJP president Noynoy Espina reminds journalists during a #BlackFridayForPressFreedom forum in Bacolod
Kodao.org is known for covering the peace process between the Philippine government and the NDFP, as well as issues about indigenous peoples, human rights, environmental issues
(2nd UPDATE) The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism says the 'harsh' ruling has 'horrifying implications on the full and untrammeled exercise of press freedom'
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines denounces the 'patent ignorance and arrogance' of dwIZ host and pro-Duterte blogger RJ Nieto
In an interview with journalists Karin Wenger and Ana Santos, Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo says he is ‘better in bed’ and that ‘I fuck like an 18-year old’
(UPDATED) The fatal ambush on Christopher Iban Lozada happened after he received death threats, some of which he posted on his Facebook page, says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
'That Nieto did all this under oath should have earned him a perjury charge or a contempt citation at the very least,' says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
Dapa Mayor Francisco Matugas Gonzales attacks Edito Mapayo, editor-in-chief of 'Diaryo Balita,' for an unfavorable article published 2 years ago in another paper
Trying to blame others for your blunders unmasks you as a mean spirited coward the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II