“It will be up to us, media and the citizenry, to work together to thwart the dark goals of the tyrant Duterte. It will be up to us to resist any return to dictatorship in the Philippines.” By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA — Journalists and press freedom advocates are calling on all citizens to…
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“Several campus publications and student journalists across the country have been subjected to various forms of harassment, red-tagging and military surveillance.”
“This proposal is as dangerous as it is, to put it as plainly as possible, stupid.”
“Who is next, Mr. President? ABS-CBN? The community journalists tagged as communists? The artists who expose your bloody drug war?”
“It is not enough to call for a halt to government-led disinformation campaigns. We will combat it on all fronts.” By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – A few days before the year ends, President Rodrigo Duterte claimed in an interview with a radio station that some journalists are members of the Left. His remarks…
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MANILA — The administration of the Lyceum of the Philippines Manila (LPU-Manila) has locked the office of the student publication The Lyceum Independent Sentinel, Oct. 6. Security guards also barred students who wore black shirts and black ribbons from entering the university premises, following the Black Friday protest staged in front of the school. The…
“The truth will soon come out. Nothing is ever hidden.”
“They are vermin, narrow-minded, misbegotten souls who mistakenly believe that they can silence critical speech and thought in their desire to force people into accepting only one worldview – theirs.” — NUJP
“We find it ironic that as we journalists voice our concern about the return of a Marcosian rule, one of our colleagues, in her practice of responsible journalism, is facing censorship,” Altermidya said.
In her speech during the #BlackFriday protest at the Rizal Park, Nov. 25, Mrs. Edita Burgos, then business manager of We Forum, an anti-Marcos dictatorship publication and wife of the late press freedom icon Jose Burgos Jr., speaks about the struggle for press freedom and civil liberties. She calls on the youth and the public to act now and never allow anyone to take away the rights fought for by the nation’s heroes