Archive for the ‘Access to Information’ Category

REPOSTED FROM THE INTERNATIONAL CONSORTIUM OF INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTS'  WEBSITE Sheila Coronel is the director of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. Last month, she was named as the next...

IN THIS issue of Asia Journalism Focus published by Temasek Foundation's Asia Journalism Forum in Singapore, the work of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism in advancing data journalism was discussed. "Quality journalism is more needed...

By Ed Lingao Ed Lingao was right smack in Baghdad, Iraq when the United States unleashed its "shock and awe" campaign during Operation Iraqi Freedom to bring down then President Saddam Hussein. He was also deployed in Afghanistan where he and his team...

By Sheila S. Coronel [Reprinted article from Sheila S. Coronel's blogpage WatchDog Watcher] THIS WEEK, I moderated a discussion that followed the screening of Silenced, a new documentary that tells the stories of three whistleblowers who exposed...

CONTRARY to the spirit and letter of the Constitution, in practice it is the Office of the President, not Congress, which holds the power of the purse, according to former national treasurer Leonor Magtolis Briones, lead convenor of Social Watch...

By Rowena F. Caronan REP. ELPIDIO F. BARZAGA JR.of Cavite’s fourth district on Monday, Aug. 11, sent a letter with multiple annexed documents in response to PCIJ's story about the congressional districts that secured the biggest sgares of funds from...

By Ed Lingao SEVERAL FAMILIES of victims of the Maguindanao Massacre are demanding the replacement of Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan III as head of the Maguindanao prosecution team, saying they have lost confidence in the way Baraan has been...