National Union of Journalists of the Philippines

NUJP: Expanded ban on Rappler by Malacañang 'a low point in pettiness'

Mar 06, 2018 - 6:12 PM

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'

NUJP to Duterte: 'Shame on you for displaying extreme pettiness'

Feb 20, 2018 - 5:54 PM

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 slams Roque as 'fake news peddler'

Feb 09, 2018 - 9:40 PM

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'

Quezon radio journalists arrested over libel charges filed by politicians – NUJP

Feb 07, 2018 - 4:34 PM

'Itinanong lang naman namin kung saan na napunta ang P70 million na PDAF ni Congressman Danilo Suarez,' says one of the arrested radio commentators

Screenshot from NUJP's Facebook page

‘That’s a crime’: Duterte hit for blackmailing media

Feb 02, 2018 - 10:58 PM

‘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

DEFENDING PRESS FREEDOM. National Union of Journalists of the Philippines national director Nonoy Espina and Negros Press Club president Renato Duran during the 'Roundtable Talk: Defending Press Freedom' at the NPC building in Bacolod City, Friday, February 2. Photo by Marchel P. Espina

NUJP slams cyberattack on Kodao Productions' website

Feb 02, 2018 - 8:25 PM 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

Journalist groups hit SEC decision vs Rappler

Jan 15, 2018 - 6:25 PM

(2nd UPDATE) The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism says the 'harsh' ruling has 'horrifying implications on the full and untrammeled exercise of press freedom'

ATTACK ON PRESS FREEDOM. Journalist groups condemn the Securities and Exchange Commission decision revoking the registration of Rappler.

NUJP backs Rappler journalist, slams 'hollow block' threat

Nov 06, 2017 - 1:35 AM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines denounces the 'patent ignorance and arrogance' of dwIZ host and pro-Duterte blogger RJ Nieto

NUJP calls out Duterte’s legal counsel for ‘lechery and misogyny’

Oct 28, 2017 - 8:30 AM

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’

CHIEF PRESIDENTIAL COUNSEL. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines calls out Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo for a lewd joke during a media interview. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Broadcaster killed in ambush in Surigao del Sur

Oct 25, 2017 - 2:14 PM

(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

AMBUSHED. Broadcaster Christopher Iban Lozada is killed in an ambush in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur. Photo from the Facebook page of Christopher Iban Lozada

NUJP hits Thinking Pinoy blogger RJ Nieto as 'barefaced liar'

Oct 04, 2017 - 10:03 PM

'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

FAKE NEWS. Thinking Pinoy blogger RJ Nieto, also a consultant at the Department of Foreign Affairs, appeared at the Senate hearing on fake news online. Photo by Rappler

Surigao del Norte vice mayor punches, chokes newspaper editor

Sep 26, 2017 - 5:55 PM

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

NUJP to Aguirre: Media won't be scapegoats for your 'lies'

Jun 09, 2017 - 11:36 AM

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

UNDER FIRE. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II is under fire from media for claiming he was misquoted on reports that he linked opposition lawmakers to the Marawi siege.  File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PH media groups release Facebook fake news blocker

Jun 08, 2017 - 10:46 AM

Now available at the Chrome Web Store Fakeblok is the result of a collaboration between the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines and the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility

FAKEBLOK. The browser plug-in is a collaboration between the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, and the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility. Screenshot from FakeBlok/Chrome Web Store

Only a tyrant would shut down the media – NUJP

Apr 28, 2017 - 5:42 PM

If there is a time for the Philippine media community to set aside our differences and unite to oppose any and all attempts to silence us it is now the NUJP says reacting to Duterte s threat to ABS CBN

Photo of President Rodrigo Duterte by Noel Celis/AFP

NUJP on Duterte, Park, Game of Thrones | Midday wRap

Mar 31, 2017 - 4:39 PM

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NUJP calls out Duterte's 'absolutely twisted' rant against media

Mar 31, 2017 - 12:26 AM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines calls Duterte s rant a brazen abuse of his power as chief executive

DUTERTE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during a speech at the People's Day celebration at Barangay Batong Dalig, Socorro town in Oriental Mindoro on March 29, 2017. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

NUJP website downed by 'massive' denial of service attack

Jan 10, 2017 - 12:42 AM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines calls the cyberattacker an enemy of press freedom and of free expression

Gov't calls for probe into death of journalist Larry Que

Dec 21, 2016 - 3:06 PM

According to the International Federation of Journalists Larry Que is the first journalist killed under the Duterte administration

INVESTIGATE. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella call on authorities to investigate the death of Larry Que – the first journalist killed under the Duterte administration. File photo by Rene Lumawag/Presidential Photo

Journalist survives ambush in Pangasinan

Nov 08, 2016 - 11:27 AM

UPDATED The attack is the second on a journalist this year says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines

NUJP condemns threats against Reuters reporters

Oct 03, 2016 - 9:15 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte s appeal to his supporters not to harm journalists seems to have fallen on deaf ears says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines

Duterte to supporters: Don't threaten journalists

Sep 22, 2016 - 6:54 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says while he is thankful for the support he would rather his supporters not threaten people

DUTERTE AND THE MEDIA. President Duterte takes questions from reporters in Malacañang Palace. Photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

NUJP to Palace: Investigate social media attacks vs journalists

Sep 19, 2016 - 5:21 PM

UPDATED The journalists union condemns personal threats online against Gretchen Malalad and Jamela Alindogan over their reports on President Duterte s anti drug war

Duterte & ICC, NUJP & Cayetano, Pacquiao | 12PM wRap

Aug 24, 2016 - 12:17 PM

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NUJP: 'Careless' Cayetano endangers PH journalists

Aug 23, 2016 - 6:56 PM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says the unsubstantiated allegations of Senator Alan Peter Cayetano against the Philippine media put lives in danger

'IRRESPONSIBLE.' The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines has called out Senator Alan Peter Cayetano for issuing an 'irresponsible' statement against media reporting on the death toll in the war on drugs. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Miriam Santiago, Duterte on Xi, ‘Cursed Child’ | 6PM wRap

Jun 01, 2016 - 8:20 PM

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Ortega family 'incensed' over Duterte justification of media killings

Jun 01, 2016 - 2:14 PM

Criticizing Rodrigo Duterte s justification of media killings the family of Gerry Ortega says the slain radio broadcaster was killed for exposing corruption

SLAIN REPORTERS. The family of slain broadcaster Gerry Ortega hits president-elect Rodrigo Duterte for justifying the murder of journalists.

Journalists' groups hit Duterte's justification of media killings

Jun 01, 2016 - 8:45 AM

UPDATED Journalists groups slam President elect Rodrigo Duterte for justifying media killings while Reporters Without Borders urge Philippine media to boycott his press conferences

ON MEDIA KILLINGS. The NUJP criticizes president-elect Rodrigo Duterte for justifying the killing of journalists during a press conference in Davao City on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/ Rappler

Panelo vows justice in Maguindanao massacre

May 27, 2016 - 11:46 AM

Duterte spokesman Salvador Panelo a former Ampatuan lawyer quells fears that he can influence the incoming president on the Maguindanao massacre case

DUTERTE'S SPOKESMAN. Incoming presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo speaks during a press conference on the second day of canvassing of votes for president and vice president at the House of Representatives, Quezon City, on May 26, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PNP to crack down on poll-related cyberbullying

May 08, 2016 - 1:45 AM

The Philippine National Police is also ready to secure media practitioners receiving threats from candidates supporters

NUJP: 'Spare journalists' from threats, attacks

May 07, 2016 - 10:24 AM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines calls for a stop to harassment and threats hurled against reporters during the coverage of the national elections

Gunmen kill radio reporter in Zamboanga del Sur

Feb 17, 2016 - 4:13 PM

Elvis Ordaniza 49 of radio dxWO is the first journalist killed this year in the Philippines according to the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines

KILLED. Radio reporter Elvis Ordaniza is the latest journalists to be killed in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of the International Federation of Journalists

No media equipment allowed at Mindanao presidential debate

Feb 17, 2016 - 3:35 PM

The Comelec s national media partner GMA 7 is giving more slots to local journalists in the Cagayan de Oro event but will not let them bring cameras and other equipment

'Mauled' DZRH reporter to file charges vs Marikina cop

Nov 11, 2015 - 2:03 PM

Broadcaster Edmar Estabillo meanwhile faces charges of simple disobedience direct assault and unjust vexation filed by SPO2 Manuel Laison

A DZRH reporter allegedly got into a fight with a member of the Marikina police on November 10.

Attempt to silence journalist on Lumad story 'cheap, desperate' – NUJP

Sep 20, 2015 - 2:23 PM

Inday Espina Varona former national chair of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines is the target of a Facebook post linking her to communist groups

NUJP: Iglesia leaders to blame for attacks on media in EDSA rally

Sep 02, 2015 - 4:32 PM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says it was the responsibility of Iglesia ni Cristo leaders to rein in their followers during its 5 day protest

INC members continue their rally in EDSA-Shaw on August 29, 2015. Today marks their 4th day of protest. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

CNN Philippines cameraman shot dead in Cavite

Jun 25, 2015 - 11:30 AM

UPDATED Jonathan Oldan will be the 27th journalist to be killed under the Aquino administration if his death is proven to be work related says the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines

DEATH IN CAVITE. Jonathan Oldan, CNN Philippines driver and assistant cameraman, is shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Cavite on June 25, 2015. Photo from CNN Philippines

Bohol radioman shot dead on Valentine's Day

Feb 15, 2015 - 12:39 PM

Maurito Lim of dyRD is the 2nd journalist murdered in Bohol

Abante reporter shot dead in Bataan

Jan 08, 2015 - 11:49 AM

2nd UPDATE Abante reporter Nerlita Ledesma is gunned down in Balanga City Bataan while waiting for transportation to get to work

SLAIN JOURNALIST. Abante reporter Nerlita Ledesma is killed as she was awaiting public transportation in Balanga City, Bataan, on January 15, 2015. Photo from Ledesma's Facebook page

INFOGRAPHIC: Maguindanao Massacre case, 5 years on

Nov 21, 2014 - 6:00 PM

This Rappler infographic sums up – in numbers – the status of the Maguindanao Massacre case 5 years on

'A backhoe cannot bury the memory of 58 lives'

Nov 17, 2014 - 6:49 PM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines rolls out a week long commemoration of Maguindanao Massacre to end with the lighting of one million candles for the victims on November 23

NEVER FORGET. Then National Union of Journalists of the Philippines releases 'Project: Backhoe.' Screenshot from NUJP/Youtube

Mindoro broadcaster killed; 33rd slain under Aquino

Jun 09, 2014 - 7:27 PM

Nilo Baculo Sr is gunned down Monday noon says NUJP He earlier asked the court for protection following threats to his life

Time for PH media to address corruption in ranks - NUJP

May 19, 2014 - 8:01 PM

Following the publication of a report on media personalities who allegedly benefitted from the pork barrel scam the group calls on the media to come together and save its credibility

Duterte to investigate mauling of photojournalist

Feb 17, 2014 - 11:34 AM

Barry Ohaylan a correspondent for Pinoy Weekly and Kilab Multimedia Group was assaulted while covering a protest action of farmers last Thursday

ACCIDENTAL OR INTENTIONAL? Davao journalist Barry Ohaylan photographed after he was allegedly mauled by police while covering a protest, February 13, 2014. Photo courtesy Kilab Multimedia

‘Until the end, Tacloban journalists did job’

Nov 13, 2013 - 11:14 PM

Six journalists are missing and feared dead in Tacloban City after Haiyan

NUJP calls for release of kidnapped Fil-Moroccan filmmakers

Jun 23, 2013 - 10:16 PM

UPDATED The media group says the kidnapping reinforces the image of the Philippines as the most dangerous country for media workers to operate on

On Press Freedom Day, media groups call for an end to impunity

May 04, 2013 - 8:58 PM

NUJP celebrates journalists who stand against media kilings and soar high for a freer press

STOP IMPUNITY. Members of media organizations including NUJP, CMFR, Photojournalists' Center of the Philipines, Philippine Press Institute and Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism each fly a kite with letter that spell out the words "Free Press." All photos by Keith Mariano/RAPPLER

Dimaporo rival camp attacks radioman in Iligan

Mar 19, 2013 - 9:08 PM

Casan Maquiling who is challenging re electionist Lanao del Norte Gov Khaled Dimaporo says it s black propaganda Radio anchor Lino dela Cruz hosts a program paid for by the provincial government

SUSPECT? A radio announcer claims he was attacked by men of gubernatorial candidate Casaan Maquiling. Photo from Youtube

NUJP: PH must denounce arrest of Al Jazeera journos

Feb 21, 2013 - 7:20 PM

The NUJP says the Philippine government should show disapproval over the incident

DETAINED IN SABAH. Al Jazeera producer Jamela Aisha Alindogan and her companions were held for questioning - but were eventually released - by Malaysian authorities.

NUJP bares alleged plot to kill reporter

Jan 15, 2013 - 11:28 AM

Two journalists based in Kidapawan City say they received text messages revealing a supposed plan to assassinate a colleague after the May elections

NO TO THREATS. ABS-CBN senior journalist Ces Drilon made public a threat sent to her via text message. Screenshot of Drilon's Twitter account