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Posts Tagged ‘press freedom’

Amal Clooney attends press freedom conference

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 02:24 PM | No Comments
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney said on Wednesday (July 10) that nations including Australia, Britain and the U.S. set an example for other world leaders in their handling of media...

Int’l journalists hit Duterte admin for Maria Ressa’s arrest

Posted on Thursday, 14 February 2019 04:42 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Duterte administration is hit by international journalists and personalities for the recent arrest of online news website Rappler’s CEO, Maria Ressa due to cyber libel. Several...

Newspaper editorials across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on press

Posted on Friday, 17 August 2018 10:32 AM | No Comments
Hundreds of U.S. newspapers on Thursday (August 16) launched a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of U.S. President Donald Trump for denouncing some media organizations as enemies...

Philippines slips 6 places at World Press Freedom ranking

Posted on Thursday, 26 April 2018 10:38 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines slipped by six notches at this year’s World Press Freedom Index. This was revealed by Reporters Without Borders or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF,) an international...

Rappler CEO faces NBI probe on cyber libel complaint

Posted on Monday, 22 January 2018 09:21 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Rappler CEO, Maria Ressa appeared at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Cybercrime Division, Monday, on a cyber libel complaint. Ressa said that while they were given...