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  • Palawan journalist killed

    Posted by: CMFR Staff | Posted on: May 22, 2006 | Filed under: Journalist killings, Press Freedom

    Barely a month after a receiving death threat, a hard-hitting radio commentator was shot dead last May 22 in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, 586 kilometers south of Manila. Fernando “Dong”...

  • Speaking of Media

    Posted by: CMFR Staff | Posted on: April 30, 2006 | Filed under: Journalism Review

    Who’s afraid of media? “Even though 1017 has been lifted, the war with the media continues. The administration is now focusing on specified action involving charges of inciting to...

  • An Uneasy Peace: Media and government continue to eye each other with suspicion

    Posted by: CMFR Staff | Posted on: | Filed under: Journalism Review, Press Freedom

    Media and government continue to eye each other with suspicion An Uneasy Peace By Nathan J. Lee More than a month after Presidential Proclamation 1017 was lifted, journalists remain...

  • Crisis: International

    Posted by: CMFR Staff | Posted on: | Filed under: Journalism Review

    Tarlac journalist slain A community journalist was gunned down by unidentified men on his way home on April 2 in Tarlac City. Orlando Mendoza, a columnist for several local...

  • CPJ calls for probe of killing of journalist

    Posted by: CMFR Staff | Posted on: April 7, 2006 | Filed under: Journalist killings, Press Freedom

    New York, April 4, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for an immediate and full investigation into the shooting death today of part-timenewspaper editor and columnist Orlando Tapios Mendoza....

  • Tarlac journalist slain

    Posted by: CMFR Staff | Posted on: April 3, 2006 | Filed under: Journalist killings, Press Freedom

    A community journalist was gunned down by unidentified men on his way home last Sunday (02 April 2006) in Tarlac City, around 110 kilometers north of Manila. Orlando Mendoza,...

  • ‘No’ To The Dark Days

    Posted by: CMFR Staff | Posted on: March 30, 2006 | Filed under: Journalism Review, Press Freedom

    After PP 1017, journalists take battle to court ‘No’ To The Dark Days By Hector Bryant L. Macale and Nathan J. Lee PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION 1017 may have already been...

  • Crisis: National

    Posted by: CMFR Staff | Posted on: | Filed under: Journalism Review

    Court dismisses case against Binoya murder suspects In an unfortunate turn of events, a local court dismissed recently the murder charge filed against the alleged brain behind the June...

  • PCIJ under new attack

    Posted by: CMFR Staff | Posted on: March 29, 2006 | Filed under: Uncategorized

    The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) received yet another suit from a controversial audio technician, who this time, filed five counts of libel against them last 27 March...

  • Radio station ordered closed for maligning local official

    Posted by: CMFR Staff | Posted on: August 4, 2005 | Filed under: Attacks and threats against the media, Press Freedom

    A mayor in a southern Philippine city ordered the closure of a local radio station, which had been criticizing him on-air. Mayor Jose Galario Jr. of Valencia City, Bukidnon,...