Media Security

PTFoMS defends Roque statements vs. CA order to free Reyes

MANILA -- The head of the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) on Thursday defended Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. over his statements assailing the Court of Appeals (CA) ruling that freed former Palawan Governor Joel Reyes from detention allegedly due to lack of probable... Read More

PTFoMS backs OSG move to appeal CA ruling on Reyes

MANILA -- The head of the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) on Thursday said it supported the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) in initiating an investigation to find the “stench” with regard to the Court of Appeals’ (CA) decision to release former Palawan... Read More

Media security task force seeks NBI, police help for Times reporter

MANILA -- The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) sought on Wednesday the help of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) in dealing with the death threats on Manila Times reporter Jose Marcell "Jomar" Canlas.In separate letters... Read More

Journalists slam death threat vs Canlas

MANILA -- Reporters covering the justice beat condemned the death threat against Manila Times reporter Jomar Canlas and urged authorities to probe the matter.In a statement, the Justice and Courts Reporters Association (JUCRA) described the threats against Canlas as an "act of cowardice and attack... Read More

PH media security body, worthy of emulation: ASEAN media experts

HANOI, VIETNAM – Expressing concern over the continuing threats to journalists’ security, media delegates from the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) lauded the Philippines for its Presidential of Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) -- an inter-agency... Read More