Archive for the ‘Investigative Reports’ Category

By Sheila S. Coronel [Reprinted article from Sheila S. Coronel's blogpage WatchDog Watcher] THIS WEEK, I moderated a discussion that followed the screening of Silenced, a new documentary that tells the stories of three whistleblowers who exposed...

A MAJORITY or 53 percent of Filipinos consider the Senate investigation into the pork barrel scam to be "not fair" because "only those not allied with the current administration are being investigated and charged." In contrast, only 30 percent of...

WHAT FOLLOWS is the full text of a letter from Atty Prima Quinsayas, legal counsel of the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists (FFFJ) on a number of issued that had been raised recently by Atty. Harry Roque, her fellow private prosecutor in the Ampatuan...

Mark your calendars! Uncovering Asia: The 1st Asian Investigative Journalism Conference, a breakthrough event, will be held in Manila on Nov. 22-24, 2014. The conference will bring together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media...

A LITTLE MORE than two years ago, Palace officials gave birth to what they would later claim to be a new economic stimulus plan to boost economic growth. As is often the case in government, this plan was given a technical- and complex-sounding name...

MORE THAN an act of contrition or an apology, a simple act of transparency and a firm gesture of accountability on how the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds were disbursed is what the Department of Budget and Management owes the Filipino...

HE WAS SWEPT into power by an overwhelming populist vote, yet Joseph Ejercito Estrada, the 13th President of the Republic, proved to be much more than just any ordinary citizen. Beginning July 2000, the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism...