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US envoy vows continued support to PH efforts to stop media killings

US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg: Pressing for legal, peaceful and diplomatic solutions. AFP FILE PHOTO

US Ambassador Philip Goldberg is concerned for the safety of Philippine journalists as well as the lack of convictions in journalists’ murder cases.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Slain Filipino journalist honored by Newseum

A wall of photographs of journalists killed while reporting the news lines a wall during the rededication of the Journalists Memorial at the Newseum in Washington, Monday, June 9, 2014. The memorial, which recognizes journalists killed while covering the news, added 10 names of journalists, including Filipino Fernando Solijon, who were killed in 2013.  AP PHOTO/CHARLES DHARAPAK

The Newseum on Monday honored the 77 journalists killed around the world in 2013 by adding 10 names—including that of a Filipino—to its towering memorial.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Air Force One becomes backdrop of ‘selfie’ shots


Despite the heat, media people found time to take selfies and souvenir pictures of Air Force One, a Boeing 757 jet, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia).

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Unesco urges gov’t to bring killers of journalists to bar of justice

Radio journalist Rogelio Butalid lies dead outside the Radyo Natin station in Tagum City after being shot by a lone gunman on Wednesday. Butalid (inset) was also a village councilor. FRINSTON LIM/INQUIRER MINDANAO

The United Nations agency tasked to defend press freedom has condemned the spate of murders of journalists in Mindanao, urging the government to ensure justice is served in these cases.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Asean journalists group backs quest for justice

Maguindanao provincial Governor Esmael Mangudadatu points at mug shots of suspects during a press conference at Camp Crame police headquarters in suburban Quezon City on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. AP

The Confederation of Asean Journalists (CAJ) on Friday threw its support behind the quest for justice for the victims of the Nov. 23, 2009, Maguindanao massacre, 32 of whom were media workers.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »