On World Press Freedom Day, we remind ourselves that while there have been victories — in court, with the acquittal of Maria Ressa and Rappler of tax cases, for example — many, far too many of us are still facing threats and that our freedom is still fragile.
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The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines pays its highest tribute to columnist, journalist and educator Luis V. Teodoro.
In a single day on November 10, a journalist was shot and two others were arrested for cyber libel, raising concern on the state of journalists’ safety amidst the pandemic and the impunity.
“Defending Journalism”, a book tackling the safety of journalists, was launched in Davao City on Saturday, November 13.
Conde further said that with the spate of killings, “the Aquino administration needs to declare that the attacks on journalists are a national catastrophe that threatens fundamental liberties.”
On September 6, RMN Davao station manager Dodong Solis received a memo terminating him after 12 years of service, without pay. It should be considered that RMN-DXDC Davao consistently topped ratings under Solis’s watch.