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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...

[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...

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...