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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...

TOO LATE but worth the three-month wait? The search is over, at least for the chairman and two commissioners of the Commission on Elections, and the Office of the President seems to have risen from slumber. Vacant seats in two other constitutional...

By Julius D. Mariveles TO REIN in the culture of impunity, and the relentless rise in the cases of extra-juidicial killing of journalists in the Philippines, the country's top human rights lawyer, Atty. Jose Manuel Diokno, has proposed five reform...