Statement | A challenge for government to do better

Statement | A challenge for government to do better

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines expresses its gratitude to Special Rapporteur Irene Khan for putting forward recommendations that aim to strengthen the protection of journalists and media freedom in particular, and freedom of expression in...

Statement | The truth about red-tagging

Criminalizing the practice of red-tagging – which is basically the vilification of dissent and of critical reportage – is up to Congress and there have been attempts to define the act in law. What Mr. Malaya and the NTF-ELCAC cannot deny is that red-tagging is a...
Statement | Junk the NTC Memo

Statement | Junk the NTC Memo

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) joins other organizations in reiterating our demand for the scrapping of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) memorandum ordering the blocking of 27 websites. Media outfits Bulatlat and Pinoy...

Statement | Not a minute longer

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) thanks Special Rapporteur on Free Expression and Opinion Irene Khan for visiting journalist Frenchie Mae Cumpio and human rights defenders Marielle Domequil and Alexander Abinguna on Jan. 27 at Tacloban City...
Statement | Don’t let media workers be last to know

Statement | Don’t let media workers be last to know

As reports emerge of a looming shutdown of operations and attendant layoffs at CNN Philippines, we note that network management has yet to talk to its media workers about their future. As is common in these situations, those who produce the content and whose lives...

Statement | ‘Not a policy’ but nevertheless done

We condemn the red-tagging on Facebook of National Union of Journalists of the Philippines director Reynard Magtoto and Gabriela local leader Jen Nagrampa, who have been accused by anonymously-run page Green Spark of being “kampon” or underlings of the CPP-NPA-NDF. We...