Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

KILLED execution-style. Blown up by a bomb. Tortured. Held incommunicado for 13 years. Disappeared. And all that for chasing stories of crime, corruption, and conflict. Or for sketching cartoons. They are all journalists. Their tragic stories now...

A FREELANCE journalist in Burma who had been reported missing since Sept. 30 had died while in the custody of the Burmese Army. The Army's story: A suspected rebel and was shot while trying to grab a soldier's weapon. Reporters Without Borders...

Trick or treat? Army officials treated by CA as Halloween nears By Julius D. Mariveles and Cong B. Corrales “SCARY." "Dismaying.” “Disappointing.” “A threat to our freedoms.” Reactions flew hard and fast yesterday after the Commission...

TRUE, FALSE, or somewhere in between? [caption id="attachment_16876" align="aligncenter" width="500"] PRESIDENT AQUINO, right, with Vice President Binay | PCOO Photo[/caption] Tuwid na Daan, the “straight path” or bedrock promise of President...

VICE PRESIDENT Jejomar C. Binay has launched his march to the presidency, with 17 months yet to go before the May 2016 elections. The wannabe-president has, in fact, taken the first step that six former presidents had all done to push their ride to power...

CEBU CITY -- Going back to the basic tenets of good reporting, abiding by ethical standards, maintaining independence, and working hard are essential in upholding press freedom and serving the community. These were the insights shared by a panel of...

Civil society, development experts weigh in on prospects for the people of Mindanao, after winning the peace By Julius D. Mariveles It is the region that exports gold and caviar. It is also here where the lives of some people are like those in the...