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Journos to Duterte: Address media killings * Latest Posts Media Top Stories 

Journos to Duterte: Address media killings

The NUJP called on the new chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to immediately look into the likely involvement of police officers in the recent attacks against journalists in Surigao and Digos, especially in the spirit of Director General Ronald dela Rosa’s vow that his leadership will be “relentless in internal cleansing efforts.”

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Duterte told: ‘Nothing justifies media killings’ * Latest Posts Breaking News Human Rights Human Rights - Front Media 

Duterte told: ‘Nothing justifies media killings’

Duterte’s pronouncement “not only sullies the names and memories of all 176 of our colleagues who have been murdered since 1986, he has also, in effect, declared open season to silence the media, both individual journalists and the institution, on the mere perception of corruption.”

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Manila-based journalist gunned down * Latest Posts Breaking News Media 

Manila-based journalist gunned down

MANILA – A reporter of a tabloid newspaper was shot in the head, yesterday, May 27 at the Quezon Boulevard in Quiapo, Manila. Alex Balcoba, reporter of the People’s Brigada and member of the Manila Police District Press Corp was shot with a .45 caliber pistol by still unidentified men, according to the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP). Balcoba was rushed to the Jose Reyes Medical Center where he died soon after. He was 56. As of press time, authorities have yet to determine the motive of…

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World Press Freedom Day | Ampatuan massacre kin to Aquino: Where is justice? * Latest Posts Breaking News Human Rights Human Rights - Front Media Other Stories 

World Press Freedom Day | Ampatuan massacre kin to Aquino: Where is justice?

Contrary to Aquino’s promise, no one has been convicted yet for the brutal murder of 58 individuals, of whom 32 were journalists, on Nov. 23, 2009. By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Marking the World Press Freedom day, families of the victims of the 2009 Ampatuan massacre issued an open letter reminding President Benigno Aquino III of his promise to deliver justice. “Ilang linggo na lamang po kayo sa panunungkulan, tanong po namin: MAY AASAHAN PA BA KAMING HUSTISYA SA KASALUKUYANG ADMINISTRASYON? Kayo ay nangako sa amin at sa…

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