With the cease and desist order of the National Telecommunications Company (NTC) on the operations of ABS-CBN, the Duterte administration is exploiting the COVID-19 crisis to advance its authoritarian agenda and consolidate its hold on […]
Campus publications from all over Metro Manila and the rest of the country promptly released statements following the shut down of broadcast network ABS-CBN on May 5. They joined in the call #NoToABSCBNShutdown and #DefendPressFreedom. […]
Thirty-four years ago, when Martial Law was declared, state troops raided the ABS-CBN compound to close down the network. It was the last time ABS-CBN went off-air before tonight at 8pm, May 5. Ferdinand Marcos, […]
Photo by Carlo Manalansan/Bulatlat The shutdown of ABS-CBN is the biggest attack, so far, on the Philippine media since the pandemic. By ALYSSA MAE CLARIN Bulatlat.com MANILA– Two days after the Word Press Freedom Day, […]
The work of government in issuing franchises should have been regulatory or administrative at best. It never had the power to choose to allow only those it wants to exercise press freedom or freedom of […]
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ABS-CBN employees light candles, press for renewal of the network’s franchise, Feb. 21. (Photo by Carlo Manalansan/Bulatlat) By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Amid the ongoing pandemic, the National Telecommunications Commission has ordered […]