Archive for the ‘Access to Information’ Category

"IT IS a worldwide trend. From Turkey and Russia to China and India, new media empires are emerging, usually with governmental blessing. Their owners comply with capitalist laws of supply and demand and the need for technological development. But, at...

BY OFFICIAL POLICE DATA, from July 1 to 13 this year, the Duterte administration's war on crime has already chalked up big, if macabre, numbers: 135 persons killed or about 10 persons a day on average, and 1,844 arrested or about 141 persons a day on...

By Atty. Jose Manuel 'Chel' I. Diokno National Chairman, Free Legal Assistance Group Trustee, Philippine Center for Investigative...

By Carolyn O. Arguillas/MindaNews DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 June) -- Days before President-elect Rodrigo Roa Duterte declared a boycott of the media on June 2, 2016, MindaNews had asked the first Mindanawon to govern this country of 100.98...

NEWS organizations, student publications, and citizen advocates are publishing a pooled editorial today that tackles critical issues at bar in the conversation between President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and the news media. These include the unsolved...

By Sheila Coronel* From Global Investigative Journalism Network Editor's Note: We are pleased to present this transcript of the keynote speech by Columbia University's Sheila Coronel at the 2016 conference of Investigative Reporters and Editors on...

By Rowena F. Caronan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism LOCAL POLITICAL families, not political parties, are important to national politicians as they mobilize electoral support, says political scientist Julio C. Teehankee. National...