Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

TODAY starts a week-long job-application and registration process for those who aspire to lead the nation. The applicants have only until Friday, Oct. 16, to file their certificates of candidacy with the Commission on Elections (Comelec). In all,...

HEIDI MENDOZA of the Philippines's Commission on Audit has been nominated to a senior position in the United Nations. In a press advisory released from New York Oct. 5, the UN said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, "following consultations with Chairs...

We are reprinting this article of Sarah Hartley originally titled "Drones in Media Bring New Perspectives, Ethical Issues," originally published in Contributoria and reprinted with permission on the website of the Global Investigative Journalism...

ALMA Ravina is a second generation coconut farmer in Bondoc Peninsula, Quezon province. Since last year, she already owns the land their family have been toiling for years—well, at least that's what it says on paper. On May 15, 2015, the collective...

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...

By Cong B. Corrales FREEDOM OF INFORMATION advocates expressed concern over the delay of the submission of the committee report of the House Committee on Public Information to the House Secretary General, Wednesday (May 20) as this will "impact the...

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...