Creation of a People’s Broadcasting Corp. in the Philippines

24 July, 2017 / By By Rex L. Navarro, Bussines Mirror.com.ph IN his first State of the Nation Address, President Duterte called for the creation of a People’s Broadcasting Corp. (PBC), replacing PTV-4, the government-run TV station. The PBC aims to replicate credible international public broadcasting networks like the British Broadcasting Corp. Along with this, he…

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Who owns media?

November 11, 2016 / By Ellen Tordesillas The Philippines is described as the country with the freest press in Asia. Do we truly have freedom of the press? Can reporters write irregularities in an industry without bothering whether the owners of the media they are working for would not be displeased because they have business interests…

Group: PH still ranks low in press freedom

13 February 2015 / By Jigger J. Jerusalem THE continuing impunity and the unabated media killings in the country are still the main reasons the Philippines has ranked low in a worldwide survey on press freedom, a media group leader said Friday. Although its ranking among the 180 countries has moved a few notches higher, the…