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Broadcaster claims getting threats via SMS while on air

Source: CMFR A Davao City-based radio anchor allegedly received a threatening text message (SMS) while criticizing on air the reinstatement… Read More

High Court okays transfer of venue of alleged gunman’s trial in broadcaster’s murder

Source: CMFR The Supreme Court (SC) of the Philippines ordered the transfer of the trial of the alleged gunman in… Read More

Media and free expression face challenges in election aftermath

[Original Title: Media and free expression in Thailand face challenges in election aftermath] As Thailand braces for the hotly-contested national elections,… Read More

Media group tells state government: Don’t restrict media access

[The following is a statement from the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ), SEAPA’s associate member based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:]… Read More

Murder complaint against former governors, four others over journalist’s slay dismissed

Source: CMFR A panel of Philippine public prosecutors dismissed recently the complaint against former Palawan Gov. Mario Joel Reyes; former… Read More

Radio commentator shot dead

Source: CMFR A Filipino radio commentator was shot dead Monday, 13 June 2011, in Iriga City, Camarines Sur province. Iriga… Read More

Provincial governor attacks broadcaster

Source: CMFR A Filipino broadcaster of a government-run radio station plans to file charges against the governor of Kalinga province… Read More

Radio reporter warned of possible attack

Source: CMFR Friends from a military intelligence unit recently warned a Filipino radio broadcaster from Cotabato City of his possible… Read More