Thursday, July 27, 2017

Free Press, Free Speech

Without a "Free Press" and "Freedom of Speech" our democracy is dead. 

Filipinos should protect the freedom of the Philippine Mass Media to expose the truth. 

We should shield media practitioners from threats and abuses of an authoritarian and secretive government. 

Our first weapons against tyranny are "Transparency", a "Free Press", and a courageous and critical Civil Society which asserts its "Freedom of Speech" and "Freedom of Association".
The protection of the legitimate press is the people’s burden. Let us all keep it standing - working for all of us, for democracy. Given the institutional collapse of the Supreme…