Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

By  Charmaine P. Lirio THEY MAY not have been given much attention by media so far, but there were many civilian victims of the clash between the Special Action Forces (SAF) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and armed groups at Mamasapano,...

By Charmaine P. Lirio AS A SUSPENDED Director General of the Philippine National Police, did Alan L. Purisima have any authority or power to advise President Benigno S. Aquino III about the PNP-Special Action Force operation in Mamasapano,...

By Julius D. Mariveles WITH seemingly unassailable certitude, Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano proclaimed on Thursday what he deems to be the reason why peace has eluded Mindanao for ages. “Kung hindi kayo gumamit ng dahas, peaceful ngayon ang...

PRESERVE all physical and electronic evidence.  Document the stories of witnesses on ground and provide them protection. Appoint an independent panel of experts to conduct a thorough, objective, and "depoliticized" inquiry. To ferret out the...

No mastermind convicted yet for media killings since 1986 By Cong B. Corrales LAST WEEK'S conviction of one of the persons accused of the 2010 murder of broadcaster Miguel Belen is but the 14th conviction among 172 cases filed in court against suspected...

On media landscape in Thailand We are reposting this article originally published on the website of the Southeast Asian Press Alliance A MEDIA forum in Bangkok scheduled last ?Friday to launch a report measuring the Thai media landscape was...

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...