Under President Benigno Aquino III’s watch, 31 journalists have been murdered, bringing the total since 1986 to 171.
“Just when the company is doing better, the management wants to short change the employees.”
AlterMidya, a nationwide network of independent media organizations, denounces police intimidation and attempts to suppress information by preventing journalists from covering the aftermath of the April 1 Kidapawan massacre. The Cotabato police set up a checkpoint outside the Spottswood United Methodist Center where the protesting farmers retreated after Friday’s violent dispersal. Setting up a checkpoint…
“The point of a new CBA is to improve the wages and benefits of employees but it seems the management does not want anything better for us. If the employees are treated well, they would be more productive and the company will also benefit.”
“It is the responsibility of the Philippine National Police to ensure their safety as they do their job as journalists.”
“They were not negotiating at all are instead dictating the terms of the CBA.”
Arturo “Nonoy” Regalado, a known close aide of former Palawan governor and alleged mastermind Jose Reyes, was sentenced to reclusion perpetua.
Media censorship, media repression existed during martial law, and in 2012, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. authored the Cybercrime Law.
The management wants to implement a two-tier wage increase, with only 50 percent being guaranteed and the other half dependent on the company’s and employee’s performance.
The NUJP pointed out that campus journalists are no less legitimate than those who work for the mainstream media and therefore have all the right to cover events of public interest such as an NAPC forum.
MANILA – Another journalist was shot dead in Zamboanga del Sur, the 31st media person to be killed under the Aquino administration. According to the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, Elvis Banggoy Ordaniza, 49, reporter of radio station dxWO Power99 FM was felled by two bullets to the chest while preparing dinner Tuesday…