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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Radio workers union in RMN Davao wins case for latest strike

The decision of the National Labor Relations Commission is a vindication of the workers’ right to strike and an initial step at undermining the talent system being implemented by RMN management.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Groups slam solon’s threats vs. journalist

Journalists and press freedom advocates condemned what they call as “bullying” of a journalist.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

GMA 7 employees ask Gozon to resolve salary woes

“We believe in the quality of GMA’s content that makes it a leading brand; we are part of the efforts that make it so.”

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

GMA 7 talents launch work stoppage, protest vs. contractual labor

Members of the Talents Association of GMA (TAG) staged the work stoppage and the June 5 protest action in response to the management’s withholding of their salaries.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

GMA-7 talents urge public to light candles vs. contractual labor

“We believe that even though we are a small group, we can be a formidable force that can mobilize every contractual worker in the country to stand up for labor justice.”

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Blatant Censorship: House of Representatives blacklists media officers, campus journalists and activists

Altermidya expresses grave concern over the House of Representatives’ (HOR) blacklisting of at least 50 individuals including sectoral leaders and activists, a journalism professor, campus journalists, and media liaison officers of national student organizations, among others.

Friday, May 8th, 2015

GMA-7 talents sustain fight for labor rights

Bowe Cabaluna, TAG president, sums up their one-year old struggle as “masayang mahirap” (happy but difficult).

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

World Press Freedom Day | ‘Walang tunay na kalayaan kung sikmura’y kumakalam’

MANILA – Filipino journalists marked the World Press Freedom Day, May 6, with the theme “Walang tunay na kalayaan kung sikmura’y kumakalam” (No real freedom if the stomach is growling). Journalists and media workers gathered for a...

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Pooled editorial | Organize, organize!

Not only the lives and livelihood of journalists and media workers are at stake here but also press freedom. What kind of journalism can we expect from media organizations that treat news as a commodity, their workers...

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Online journo nabbed for libel

“This is an attack on the rights of Elmer James Bandol and on the freedom of the press.”

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Groups slam Aquino administration for failure to protect journalists

"The continued failure of the government to arrest, prosecute and convict the perpetrators is indicative of how little, if any at all, importance that the Aquino administration is making to stop this murderous rampage and...

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