The Prez and the press

June 29, 2016

Pinoy Weekly joins the Philippine media community in publishing this pooled editorial on the eve of the inauguration of Pres. Rodrigo R. Duterte.

Altermidya Pooled Editorial | Fight for genuine freedom of information law

December 6, 2014

There is no reason to rejoice over the recent approval of the consolidated bill on Freedom of Information (FOI) in the House, and the approval of the Senate version earlier this year. We, alternative media practitioners united under Altermidya, believe that the FOI versions restrict rather than enhance public access to information. The consolidated bills, […]

Resist Aquino’s e-Martial Law

February 25, 2014

AT A TIME when criticism of government iniquity is of utmost necessity, the Aquino administration flouts our fundamental rights by pushing for the constitutionality of online libel under Republic Act No. 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012. The Supreme Court rightfully removed a few of the patently unconstitutional and repressive aspects of RA […]

`Impunity King’ President Aquino perpetuates culture of impunity

November 19, 2013

It has been four years since 58 individuals, including 32 journalists and media workers, were brutally killed in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao. To date, no one has been convicted of murder charges since the hearing began on January 5, 2010. Even as three of the primary suspects are detained, relatives of the victims fear that Unsay, […]