prior restraint - updates

Rappler's latest stories on prior restraint


Is the DOT’s media restriction in Boracay constitutional?

Apr 16, 2018 - 5:58 PM

Legal experts say there will be a solid case if media groups choose to challenge the restriction in court

IN CALAMITY? Boracay is one of the most popular beach destinations in the Philippines. File photo by Boy Ryan Zabal

SEC ruling vs Rappler unconstitutional, says Roque's former law firm

Jan 16, 2018 - 6:34 PM

'What the SEC should have done was to give Rappler an opportunity to correct its ownership structure. Instead, the SEC got down to business right away with guns blazing,' says Centerlaw

Comelec chair discriminated vs Internet-based media – Justice Leonen

Apr 06, 2016 - 6:02 PM

The effort to inform the public on substantial issues pertaining to the coming elections should not be purchased at the cost of the fundamental freedoms of those with less capital Justice Marvic Leonen says

Revoke 'absurd' media interview rule, NUJP asks Comelec

Jan 25, 2013 - 2:19 PM

NUJP says Resolution No 9615 is downright unconstitutional and constitutes prior restraint

Comelec backtracks on rule for interviews

Jan 22, 2013 - 7:16 PM

The poll body will clarify its rule that broadcasters need its permission for news interviews

On sub judice and gag orders

Jan 26, 2012 - 6:40 PM

Gag orders are regarded as prior restraints on the freedom of speech and freedom of the press