May 23, 2015 | In: 2016 Elections, Access to Information, Bangsamoro, Campaign Finance, Civil Society, Congress Watch, Free Expression - Asia, Freedom of Information, Governance, Human Rights, Media, Noynoy Watch
THE House of Representatives should not waste a day longer and act with dispatch on the Freedom of Information bill.
In fact, what the House needs to do at this time, with Congress set to go on recess on June 12, is to put the FOI bill on top priority,...
May 22, 2015 | In: Access to Information, Civil Society, Freedom of Information, General, Governance, Human Rights, In the News, Investigative Reports, Journalist Killings, Media, Peace and Conflict
We are reposting this article originally titled "Brazilian investigative journalist beheaded" and first published on the website of the International Press Institute on May 21, 2015.
By Elena Pramesberger, IPI Contributor
VIENNA, May 21, 2015 – A...
May 8, 2015 | In: 2016 Elections, Bangsamoro, Civil Society, Culture, Governance, Human Rights, Local Government, Maguindanao Massacre, Mamasapano, Noynoy Watch
By Cong B. Corrales
A WEAK AND EFFETE Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will be like giving the Bangsamoro people "a house without a roof" or "plates without food."
This was how peace advocates from Mindanao and Manila responded to recent statements by...
By Ferdinandh Cabrera
TAMONTAKA, Awang Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao -- While gunfire and bombs rained on residents of Datu Unsay and Datu Saudi Ampatuan in this province, about 60 young Mindanaons gathered here recently for a peace...
Text and photos by Cong B. Corrales
A SEA OF RED banners, pennants, shirts, and streamers engulfed Liwasang Bonifacio yet again on May Day 2015.
The site of countless protest rallies against dictatorship, corruption, and violations of people’s...
May 4, 2015 | In: Access to Information, Civil Society, Free Expression - Asia, Freedom of Information, General, Human Rights, In the News, Journalist Killings, Media, Peace and Conflict
[caption id="attachment_16979" align="aligncenter" width="500"] REPORTERS in the Philippines light candles during a commemoration for the Ampatuan Massacre, the single deadliest attack on journalists in the world. Thirty-two media workers and reporters...
April 30, 2015 | In: 2016 Elections, Access to Information, Civil Society, Free Expression - Asia, Freedom of Information, General, Governance, Human Rights, In the News, Internet, Journalist Killings, Maguindanao Massacre, Media, Noynoy Watch, Peace and Conflict
By Earl G. Parreno
“Professional integrity is the cornerstone of a journalist’s credibility. Ethical journalism means dedication to accuracy: fact-checking and credible sources." - US Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg
“Quality journalism enables...
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