Rappler's latest stories on World Press Freedom Day
Advocates and journalists take to the stage to voice out relevant issues in the Philippines through a concert to commemorate World Press Freedom Day
These events are being organized against the backdrop of attacks on press freedom, which have escalated in the Philippines in recent months
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
This year's celebration of World News Day is focused on why independent and fact-based journalism matters
'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
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been behind bars since December 2017, detained on claims of violating state secrets
'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
'We will investigate that and punish the murderers,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, referring to the cases of priest Mark Ventura and radio broadcaster Edmund Sestoso
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
Afghanistan was earlier ranked the 3rd most dangerous country in the world for journalists by Reporters Without Borders
In this video for World Press Freedom Day 2018, campus journalists from different universities in Metro Manila share with Rappler their thoughts on the importance of campus journalism and press freedom
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Philippine media groups ABS-CBN News, the CMFR, the NUJP, the PCIJ, Rappler, and the SunStar group launch an animated video that encourages people to read more, listen more, and consume news from diverse sources.
This worldwide campaign aims to bring together media groups from different countries and regions to support free and independent media
As we prepare to celebrate World Press Freedom Day, we try to take stock not only of our freedom to tell stories and speak truth to power, but also of our new world that we assume appreciates such freedom
Rappler joins in the celebration of the 2018 World Press Freedom Day happening on May 2-3, 2018 with the theme, ‘Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law’
Threats to a free press have returned in different forms. There is no other way ahead but to stay the course.
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Kung paanong magkaiba ang katotohanan at kasinungalingan, ganoon ding magkasalungat ang demokrasya at diktadura
In a UNESCO campaign for World Press Freedom Day, renowned journalists talk about the importance of press freedom in a democracy
Under Duterte’s draconian regime press freedom in particular is under siege He keeps shoving it and it keeps retreating not even digging in or defending much less fighting back
Often attacks on women online are sexually laden They are meant to demean Men when they get attacked online also get death or physical threats as women do but are spared comments about their bodies or their sexuality
Watch the commemoration of this year s World Press Freedom Day in Jakarta Indonesia
Jokowi menganggap media di Indonesia sangat terbuka dan bersemangat di dunia
In a post truth world what s the future of news like?
When trolls win everyone including those who support President Duterte loses
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres calls on leaders and citizens to counter misinformation and appeals to end threats to journalists worldwide
UNESCO s communications chief Frank La Rue talks about the value of press freedom at a time when populist leaders and their supporters are attacking the media
UNESCO chief Irina Bokova: Where does the responsibility lie for ensuring that fact based debate is not stifled?
Political leaders and other partisan forces in many democracies – including the United States Poland the Philippines and South Africa – attacked the credibility of independent media and fact based journalism
Trolls – and the massive machineries of hatred that operate them – all become banal in the face of compassion
When policymakers rely less on facts and more on their personal emotions and beliefs they are no more different than quack doctors who blindly give out medical treatments that could turn out to be costly ineffective and even harmful
I can imagine it s not difficult for [Martin Andanar] to have felt legitimized when he was enlisted as newspaper columnist Now he s thinking of legitimizing bloggers as members of the press themselves
Everyone needs to understand that words do have power If you re told someone hopes you get killed it will scar you
Pamuk is quoted by Dogan news agency as saying he had been reading the columns of veteran writer Murat Belge for almost 50 years and had learnt a lot from him
What does press freedom mean at a time of increasingly complex threats in an ever changing media landscape where everyone is a journalist?
The call comes amid international concerns that Myanmar is backtracking on media freedoms won since the country began emerging from outright military rule in 2011
In a statement marking Saturday s May 3 World Press Freedom Day the United Nation s UN culture and media body voiced deep concern over the situation in Iraq
A journalism student shares her thoughts on media killings impunity and press freedom in the Philippines
As we celebrate World Press Freedom Day on Saturday May 3 let s take a look at how some organizations assess the Philippine media
NUJP celebrates journalists who stand against media kilings and soar high for a freer press