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[Statement] Malacañang’s new matrix a ‘piece of unadulterated crap’

May 8, 2019 The NUJP refuses to dignify such a piece of unadulterated crap as the new "matrix" presented by Sal Panelo apparently expands on the earlier oust-Duterte canard and now purports to link more people and groups like us to Rodel Jayme. At best, this is yet...

NUJP congratulates Rappler, Bulatlat for qualifying in One World Media Awards

April 11, 2019 The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines congratulates our colleagues in Bulatlat and Rappler for being long-listed in the One World Media Awards, which “recognize the best media coverage of the developing world, reflecting the social,...

​​NUJP condemns harassment of Gumaca radio station

March 19, 2019 The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines condemns the harassment being perpetrated by Gumaca Quezon Mayor Erwin Caralian and his brother, Vice Mayor El Chor Caralian against Radyo Natin Gumaca. Radyo Natin Operations Manager Mitch Hernando...

ALERT: Gumaca radio station manager harassed by mayor

March 18, 2019 Radyo Natin Gumaca Station Manager Mitch Hernando turned to social media on Saturday, March 16, to express her outrage her over alleged harassments by Mayor Erwin Caralian and threat to close the station affiliated with MBC. Hernando narrated that she...

Gov’t, media can’t play fast, loose with due process and rule of law

Statement of Journalists and Media Organizations on List of Alleged “Narco Politicians”7 March 2019WE, JOURNALISTS AND MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS, express grave concern about the likely breach of professional ethics and adverse legal implications of the publication and...

[Alert] NUJP CDO chapter chair, Davao columnist red-tagged by FB group

July 12, 2019 A Facebook community page which calls itself Quiet No More PH is accusing the head of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines’ (NUJP) Cagayan de Oro City chapter and a Davao City columnist as ‘supporters’ and ‘protectors’ of the Communist...


1 July 2019 Unidentified gunman shot dead Reymond Paciol, 28 years old and a former cameraman of state-run People’s Television on Sunday afternoon. Paciol was riding his motorcycle and is about to open the gate of his apartment when a still unidentified suspect shot...

[Alert] CDO journalist red-tagged anew

26 June 2019 Cagayan de Oro City-based journalist Cong Corrales was again the subject of a malicious campaign aimed at branding human rights activists, church workers, and other members of civic organizations as supporters of the New People's Army. The name of...

[Alert] NUJP red-tagged yet again

June 25, 2019 A streamer tagging the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) as 'terrorist supporters', along with several militant groups and human rights activists, was again found this morning, June 25, along a busy road in Cagayan de Oro City. The...

Take care of ALL workers’ safety— NUJP to media industry

25 June 2019 It is unfortunate - but not surprising - that it has to take the loss of an icon to highlight the continuing lack of concern for the safety and welfare of workers in the media industry, both in news and entertainment.Could the accident that felled Eddie...

NUJP lauds 1,000 artists’ call to renew ABS-CBN franchise

19 June 2019 The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines hails and stands fully in support of the call by close to 1,000 actors, directors, writers, musicians, composers, cinematographers and other members of the television and film industry to the incoming...

Ban on Amatz: Unconstitutional and stupid

19 June 2019 The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines denounces the ban ordered by the National Telecommunications Commission on Shanti Dope’s rap piece, “Amatz,” on the request of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. At the same time, we deplore the...

PNP’s ‘mistaken identity’ abduction of journo inexcusable

10 June 2019 Let us call a spade a spade. The supposed "arrest" on Sunday of Davao Today columnist Fidelina Margarita Valle in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental was not a lawful operation but a criminal abduction of a journalist. Valle, a veteran community journalist and...

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Convict Ampatuan, Justice Now!

On November 23, 2009, 58 people, 32 of them journalists, were brutally murdered in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao. But almost 10 years after, not a single conviction has been handed to the mastermind of the massacre, members of the powerful Ampatuan clan, who plotted and...

MANIFESTO: Sign against the Sign!

We, media organizations and news outfits, call on law enforcement units to immediately end the continued practice of requiring journalists to sign as witnesses to the inventory of contraband and other items seized during anti-drug operations. And to ensure that this...

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Established in 2005 in partnership with the International Federation of Journalists, the NUJP Media Safety Office monitors all forms of attacks against the media–from threats to attacks, intimidation and killings. It also keeps track of the legal status of journalist killings, and cases seeking to intimidate journalists, such as criminal libel.

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