Category: Media

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…

Pooled Editorial | Journalists denounce police intimidation and harassment in Kidapawan coverage

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…