Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

IFJ: Philippines ‘epicenter of impunity’ By Cong B. Corrales Five is a ludicrous number. Especially  when it refers to the years since the single deadliest attack on the Fourth Estate happened, yet justice remains elusive. Five years ago, on...

TODAY'S papers reported that one of the suspects in the mauling of actor Vhong Navarrao last year was arrested by the justice department's National Bureau of Investigation. Ferdinand Guerrero was nabbed in a Makati City condominium along Ayala...

Case versus suspects in Martinez slay try to continue ALBERTO "PASTOR" Martinez, 57, one of the few broadcasters who survived an assassination try, would have wanted to finish the fight. He wanted to see the case versus his suspected assassins,...

By Cong B. Corrales BARELY a week into the year and another journalist is slain in the Philippines. As the world mourns the brutal attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, here in the Philippines the reign of the culture of impunity continues...

Incident single deadliest attack on journalists since the 2009 Ampatuan Massacre By Cong B. Corrales INTERNATIONAL journalists groups and freedom of expression advocates condemned the brutal shooting that killed 12 people at the editorial...

THE WORLD in 2014 has been most bloody and most cruel to both journalists and citizen-journalisis. In all, according to Reporters Without Borders (RWB or Reporters Sans Frontieres), the numbers are most grave: * Killed: 66 journalists, 19...

By Global Financial Integrity A RECORD US$991.2 billion in illicit capital flowed out of developing and emerging economies in 2012, facilitated by crime, corruption, and tax evasion, according to the latest study released Tuesday by Global Financial...