Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY

1 week ago

JOINT STATEMENT: On requiring journalists to get PCOO accreditation

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JOINT STATEMENT: On requiring journalists to get PCOO accreditation

WE, MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS, journalists, press freedom advocates and academics, raise our collective voice and declare our opposition to government requiring journalists to secure accreditation from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) to be exempted from the enhanced community quarantine. While we recognize the gravity of the situation, we assert that this imposition is unnecessary, unreasonable and unconstitutional.

1 week ago

Gov’t officials, DOH criticized for COVID-19 test on ‘VIPs’

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Gov’t officials, DOH criticized for COVID-19 test on ‘VIPs’

Various groups and netizens expressed their disappointment and outrage online, highlighted the calls #NotoVIPTesting and #MassTestingNowPH over the social media, after reports that at least two dozen government officials and their families availed of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test despite being asymptomatic.