Author: Luis V. Teodoro
Prof. Luis V. Teodoro is the chairperson of AlterMidya and former dean of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication.
Controlling the media narrativeWhen asked their views on media and press freedom as well as free expression, politicians of the Philippine variety will swear to ...February 15, 2022
Strike three for the U.S.LAST week’s chaos at Afghanistan’s Kabul Airport was somewhat reminiscent of the scene in the former South Vietnamese capital of Saigon (now ...September 1, 2021
Educating the electorateThe Philippine experience with elections should have taught everyone by now that voter education is crucial to the present and future of ...June 2, 2021
Against IndependencePRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE’S repeated threats against ABS-CBN are wrong for its pettiness and narrow, self-serving, and vindictive partisanship. But it is equally ...July 12, 2020
The ABS-CBN Shutdown and DemocracyCOMMUNICATION academics, media advocacy groups, human rights defenders, journalists’ organizations, artists and other professionals, and even some congressmen and senators have condemned ...July 6, 2020
Information lockdownA number of media advocacy, human rights and journalists’ organizations, as well as individual journalists and media practitioners and artists, have denounced ...May 26, 2020
Press freedom is a global needA sovereign citizenry’s right and duty of monitoring and evaluating public issues and problems, and of commenting on them and proposing alternative ...May 3, 2020
Combating Disinformation: Beyond Truth-tellingTRUTH-telling and accuracy are the fundamental ethical and professional commitments of the alternative press and media in furtherance of the people’s right ...October 10, 2019
Magna Carta: Another attempt at silencing critical journalistsAMID great fanfare in 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte signed an administrative order – his first – creating the Presidential Task Force on ...July 24, 2018
Kodao, Rappler, Vera Files and the ongoing assault on the mediaMUCH of public and corporate media attention has been focused on the cancellation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the ...February 9, 2018
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