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IT'S been several weeks after journalists from Asia and other parts of the world gathered in Manila for Uncovering Asia: The First Asian Investigative Journalism Conference. In this video by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Media Programme, we look back at...

THE WORLD in 2014 has been most bloody and most cruel to both journalists and citizen-journalisis. In all, according to Reporters Without Borders (RWB or Reporters Sans Frontieres), the numbers are most grave: * Killed: 66 journalists, 19...

For witnesses in the Ampatuan Massacre By Cong B. Corrales THE CULTURE of impunity continues to reign in the Philippines. Media organizations and human rights advocates condemned the recent attack on another witness to the Ampatuan...

HUMAN RIGHTS, freedom of expression, and media freedom: these values remain the great unfulfilled demands of the people of Southeast Asia. Corruption, bad governance, and  impunity: these problems remain largely pervasive across the region,...

JUST AS the global media community  marked the International Day to End Impunity on Nov. 23, twin terrible assaults on freedom of expression hounded Asia this week In Vietnam, a freelance journalist had been beaten unconscious on Nov. 25 by eight...

SALAMAT PO. Domo arigato. Terimah Kasih. Thank you. More than 300 delegates from 33 countries, 30 learning sessions, countless ideas, and stronger solidarity among journalists - all these in only two days. Even good things must come to end. Or...

By Julius D. Mariveles IT IS as certain as the sun rising in the East: investigative journalism is still needed in Asia. Not only that Asia is home to more than 4.3 billion people or 60 percent of the global population, it is also here where...