Journalism

Burmese blogger sentenced to 20 years in jail

Human rights and free expression advocates across the world are raising a howl over the jail term of 20 years and six months against a Burmese blogger who reported about events in Burma which remains under the rule of a military junta. Other journalists and activists were meted with jail sentences of up to 65 […]

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New PNP policy on access to police blotters

Various sectors are up in arms over a new policy laid down by PNP chief Jesus Verzosa regarding access to police blotters. In an Oct. 20 memorandum, Verzosa banned media and public access to blotters unless allowed by the station commander or by a court order. The PNP claims the new policy is in consideration […]

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Obama won’t meet GMA

US President Barack Obama won’t be meeting with Gloria Macapagal Arroyo when she visits the US yet again this month. Obama is apparently treated Arroyo like a plague, starting with her most recent US visit, when Arroyo tried her best to score a PR coup through an audience with the highly popular Obama.

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‘Addicted’ to US elections, will we recover?

The long US presidential campaign finally ends next week when Americans finally cast their votes on Nov. 4 to choose their next leader. But will we all recover to this new addiction? Will we get rehabilitated soon enough from news, commentary and features about the race between a Democrat who would be the first black […]

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