Archive for the ‘Freedom of Information’ Category

A PETITION that seeks to lower the income tax for Filipinos was launched recently on the online platform change.org. Initiated by LowerTaxPH, it is titled "Lower Income Tax Rates In the Philippines, Now Na!"  and is addressed to President...

INDEPENDENT media organizations in Southeast Asia on Tuesday urged the government of Indonesia to immediately release two French journalists who had been arrested and jailed in Papua province on Aug. 6, 2014 or for nearly a month now. In a statement,...

INDEPENDENT media organizations in Southeast Asia on Tuesday urged the government of Indonesia to immediately release two French journalists who had been arrested and jailed in Papua province on Aug. 6, 2014 or for nearly a month now. In a statement,...

COMMUNITY journalism in Bulacan has lost one of its brightest and dedicated journalists. Dino Balabo— of Mabuhay Newspaper, Mabuhay Newspaper-Bulacan, Punto Central Luzon Newspaper, Business Week, Philippine Star and Radyo Bulacan - succumbed to a...

By Cong B. Corrales [caption id="attachment_16312" align="aligncenter" width="500"] JOURNALIST Hu Shuli | Photo by Julius D. Mariveles[/caption] TRUTH-TELLING has always been at the core of journalism and “the power of truth is more powerful than...

REBLOGGED FROM THE INTERNATIONAL CONSORTIUM OF INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTS' WEBSITEBy Margot Williams INVESTIGATIVE journalists like the members of ICIJ are facing growing concerns about security. Our members often work with leaks...

REBLOGGED FROM THE International Consortium of Investigative Journalists' website By Inga Springe Inge Springe is the founder and director of the Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism. Her stories for the center, which is also known as...