‘Vindictive’ Duterte ‘hellbent’ to shut down ABS-CBN, says NUJP

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 02/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines – The quo warranto petition against broadcast firm ABS-CBN is proof that President Rodrigo Duterte is exhausting all possible means to close down the media outfit, a group said on Monday. According to the National…

NUJP concerned over cops visiting media outfits in Cebu and Bacolod

Delta Letigio 10/08/2018

The National Union of Journalists in the Philippines (NUJP) has expressed concern over the move of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to visit some media outfits in Bacolod and Cebu. The NUJP, in a statement, said they…

OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF NUJP ON POLICE DIRECTIVE TO PARTNER WITH MEDIA

10/08/2018

OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF NUJP ON POLICE DIRECTIVE TO PARTNER WITH MEDIA The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines expressed concern over a police directive mandating law enforcers to visit media outfits to seek “partnerships” to “showcase…

NUJP tells Duterte: Don’t threaten media

04/28/2017

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) on Friday warned President Rodrigo Duterte against threatening to close down media networks. “President Rodrigo Duterte would be well advised to step back across the line he crossed…

Journalism is not a crime

10/03/2016

(A statement by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines in defense of Filipino journalists Manny Mogato and Karen Lema subjected to cyberbullying by supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte) In what is becoming a common and…

NUJP hits ‘cyber-vigilantism’ after PCIJ website attacks

07/30/2016

THE National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP)on Friday condemned what it called attacks on the website of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ), which remains inaccessible as of posting time. NUJP said the attacks…

Ethics in election coverage

Nestor Ramirez 05/03/2016

Last week I received by email a copy of an April 22, 2016 memorandum issued by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) setting guidelines on the May 9 election coverage of their officers and…

Gunman silences Boholano radio blocktimer

Apple Ta-as, Ares P. Gutierrez, Jhunnex Napallacan 02/15/2015

A 71-year-old radio blocktimer was killed in Tagbilaran City, Bohol late yesterday morning after a lone assailant shot him in the head as he arrived at the radio station to anchor his weekly commentary program. Maurito Lim…

Sad times for free expression

01/09/2015

Journalists and free expression-loving people all over the world struggled for words to describe the terrorist attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris last Tuesday evening (Manila time). Masked gunmen had entered the newsroom and …

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