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Former broadcaster killed by motorcycle-riding men

Unidentified men riding a motorcycle shot Mario Contaoi who has been identified by different reports as a volunteer reporter, program anchor, as well as a university professor and beach owner on 6 January 2017, in Magsingal town, Ilocos Sur, a province 370 kilometers north of Manila.

NUJP Website Attacked

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), a media organization focused on welfare and safety of journalists, reported a denial of service attack on its website on 9 January 2017.

NUJP website is back.

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines announces the return of its website,, which was taken down by a massive denial of service attack Monday night.

NUJP STATEMENT: Down but not out. #wewillnotbesilenced

The website of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) was targeted by a massive denial of service attack tonight, January 9, 2017.

Publisher-columnist shot; First journalist killed under Duterte

An unidentified gunman shot the publisher-columnist of a two-week old community newspaper in Catanduanes on 19 December 2016. His death is the first media killing under the watch of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Local newspaper publisher murdered following column on drug trade

The publisher of a local newspaper (Larry Que) in Catanduanes died early Tuesday (20 December 2016) after he was shot in Virac the day before by a motorcycle-riding gunman right after the publication carried a column he wrote criticizing the perceived negligence that allowed a recently discovered shabu (methamphetamine) lab to be set up in the province.

Journalist facing libel charges receives death threats

A journalist received death threats while waiting for his libel case to be heard in the Quezon City Prosecutors Office on 23 November 2016.

Broadcaster receives threats via SMS

A Manila-based radio broadcaster is continuing to receive threatening text messages from an unknown source.