The attempt to block the renewal of the ABS-CBN franchise is part of the Duterte regime’s continuing assault on the constitutionally-protected right to free expression and press freedom.Continue reading
Below is a December 30, 2019 press statement from the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines:
President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest tirade against ABS-CBN bears all the signs of a shakedown and raises questions over his real intentions for seeking to block the renewal of the broadcast network’s franchise.Continue reading
Below is the statement of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines on World Press Freedom Day 2009:
NOTHING TO CELEBRATE
Again, the working journalists of the Philippines mark World Press Freedom Day not in celebration of its vibrant existence but by renewing our vows to continue struggling to bring it to full fruition and remembering our many colleagues who have lost their lives in its pursuit.