Journalists need communities’ help in fighting disinformation

MANILA, Philippines – Independent media in the Philippines has been combatting various forms of attacks while also fighting disinformation online, that it needs a “social response” to the scourge of lies. Melinda Quintos de Jesus, executive director of the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR), made this recommendation in a forum on Tuesday, May … Read more

Imprisonment of journalists worldwide at ‘record high’

MANILA, Philippines – Research by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) showed that the imprisonment of worldwide has reached “high record.” In recent years, “arbitrary detention” and jail time are the methods that governments have employed. The findings on the current landscape of safety’ safety were part of UNESCO’s “World Trends in … Read more