Category Archives: PDRs

RIVERMAN’S VISTA: The Rappler Case: What is at stake (2)

Part 1I: Balancing Constitutional Norms in the Rappler case Antonio G.M. La Viña with Christian Laluna CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 02 February) —The drafters of the 1987 Constitution acknowledged the fear of government regulating mass media (even for laudable purposes) becoming government regulating the free press. Even in radio and TV, the licensing was […]

PCIJ STATEMENT: Stand by Rappler, stay tuned    

HARSH and with horrifying implications on the full and untrammeled exercise of press freedom. That is the least that could be said of the decision of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) en banc to revoke the certificate of incorporation of Rappler, a digital media company with a creditable record of independent reportage and social engagement on […]