Tags: media killings

On the front lines of a bigger war

The attack was political and primarily directed against the wife, other relatives, lawyers, and supporters of candidate Esmael Magundadatu, who incidentally did win the post in the 2010 elections. But the journalists were killed as well because the perpetrators knew that for even one them to survive would mean exposure in the media. The trial…

MANILA – Another journalist was shot dead in Zamboanga del Sur, the 31st media person to be killed under the Aquino administration. According to the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, Elvis Banggoy Ordaniza, 49, reporter of radio station dxWO Power99 FM was felled by two bullets to the chest while preparing dinner Tuesday…