Posts by tag: Press Freedom Watch

6 years ago

MAYOR WANTS PROBE ON POLICE

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MAYOR WANTS PROBE ON POLICE

MAYOR WANTS PROBE ON POLICE. Mayor Rodrigo Duterte promises photojournalist Barry Ohaylan (left) that he will investigate police officers who hit Ohaylan when he was covering a rally Thursday that was dispersed by the police. Ohaylan suffered a gash in the head. (John Rizle Saligumba/ davaotoday.com)

7 years ago

ASPIRING JOURNALIST SPEAKS OUT

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A mass communication student gives her opinion on the role of media in reporting human rights issues during Friday’s forum workshop launched by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines as part of commemorating the fourth year of the Ampatuan massacre and the third year of the International Day to End Impunity. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

7 years ago

“TIME IS RIPE FOR PROTEST”

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Stella Estremera (right), SunStar Davao editor-in-chief discussed the effect of the libel conviction on her during Friday’s Davao vs. Libel roundtable talk at Ateneo de Davao University. She said the decision comes near the time of media freedom day on November. “I am now in a position to make it small or big…the time is ripe for protest,” Estremera said. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

7 years ago

“It can happen to any of us” says “convicted” editor

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“It can happen to any of us” says “convicted” editor

“It can happen to any of us. Even because of a mere police story. As long as someone wants to silence you.” So says multi-awarded journalist and editor-in-chief Stella Estremera after a trial court found her and former publisher Antonio Ajero guilty of libel for publishing an alleged one-sided news article 10 years ago.