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World Press Freedom Day | ‘Walang tunay na kalayaan kung sikmura’y kumakalam’

MANILA – Filipino journalists marked the World Press Freedom Day, May 6, with the theme “Walang tunay na kalayaan kung sikmura’y kumakalam” (No real freedom if the stomach is growling). Journalists and media workers gathered for a Press Jam at Ngongis Bar in Quezon City. Members of the Talents Association of GMA-7 (TAG) attended the…

BY BULATLAT OZAMIZ CITY – Misamis Occidental broadcaster Ernie Rollin was shot dead early morning Monday in Oroquieta city while on his way to work in a radio station here, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines reported. His live-in partner identified only as Ligaya, who was with him when the incident happened, told…

Members of the media paid tribute to their slain colleagues, December 10, at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani. BY BULATLAT Members of the media paid tribute to their slain colleagues, December 10, at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) said 98 journalists have been killed since 1986,…

Journalists agree that media workers need real unions that go beyond being lateral guilds – without discounting, however, the help that the latter can extend to media people. BY KARL G. OMBION AND RYAN LACHICA Bulatlat BACOLOD CITY – Danilo Alcoriza, a columnist and a founding member of the Union of Journalists of the Philippines…