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Reuters journalists win Pulitzer for reporting on Philippine drug war

MANILA, Philippines – For their "relentless reporting" on the Duterte administration's ongoing "drug war",  3 Reuters journalists won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting. Columbia University  announced the 2018 Pulitzer Prize winners in 14 journalism and 7 letter, drama, and music categories on Monday, April 16. Clare Baldwin, Andrew R.C. Marshall, and Manuel Mogato, a ........»»

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Reuters journalists win Pulitzer for reporting on Philippine drug war

MANILA, Philippines – For their "relentless reporting" on the Duterte administration's ongoing "drug war",  3 Reuters journalists won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting. Columbia University  announced the 2018 Pulitzer Prize winners in 14 journalism and 7 letter, drama, and music categories on Monday, April 16. Clare Baldwin, Andrew R.C. Marshall, and Manuel Mogato, a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Reuters bags Pulitzer for Philippines drug war story

A Filipino was among the Reuters journalists who received this year’s Pulitzer Prize for the news agency’s “relentless” reporting on the thousands killed in the war on drugs of the Duterte administration. Source link link: Reuters bags Pulitzer for Philippines' drug war story.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Pinoy journalist gets Pulitzer for drug war reporting

A Filipino was among three journalists of the Reuters news agency given the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody crackdown on drugs. Manuel Mogato, Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall won the Pulitzer prize for international reporting “for relentless reporting that exposed the brutal killing campaign behind Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s [...] The post Pinoy journalist gets Pulitzer for drug war reporting appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Reuters bags Pulitzer for Philippines drug war story

A Filipino was among the Reuters journalists who received this year’s Pulitzer Prize for the news agency’s “relentless” reporting on the thousands killed in the war on drugs of the Duterte administration......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Reuters bags Pulitzer for Philippines drug war story

A Filipino was among the Reuters journalists who received this year’s Pulitzer Prize for the news agency’s “relentless” reporting on the thousands killed in the war on drugs of the Duterte administration......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Filipino journalist, others win Pulitzer for drug-war coverage

FOR THEIR COVERAGE on the Philippines’ drug war, Filipino journalist Manuel Mogato and his Reuters colleagues Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall are among this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners, as announced by the esteemed awarding body on its Web site. The Reuters journalists won for international reporting while its photography staff won in their category […] The post Filipino journalist, others win Pulitzer for drug-war coverage appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Filipino Pulitzer winner briefs NY’s Fil-Am press on EJKs

  NEW YORK -- Ever heard of the tokhang victim who rose from the dead? How about the riding-in-tandem assassin who fell off the bike? Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Manny Mogato of Reuters shared some of the grim and hilarious episodes he has learned covering Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal "war on drugs." Almost 7,000 suspected drug users and pushers (including some totally innocent victims) died from what is commonly known as extrajudicial killings or EJK. The number of incidents has declined since the International Criminal Court opened a preliminary inquiry on the government's killing spree in March. A call came in that there had been an encounte...Keep on reading: Filipino Pulitzer winner briefs NY’s Fil-Am press on EJKs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

Reuters bags Pulitzer for Philippines& apos; drug war story - Philippine Star

Reuters bags Pulitzer for Philippines' drug war story - Philippine Star.....»»

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WATCH: NUJP to Bato dela Rosa: Apologize to Reuters for hinting at softness for drug rings

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) on Wednesday demanded Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa to retract his statement suggesting that drug syndicates conspired with international news agency Reuters in coming up with a report involving Manila police officers who allegedly killed three men in Tondo, Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 29th, 2017

Journalists slam PNP over door-to-door bid for good coverage

MANILA, Philippines – The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) slammed the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday, October 7, for its recent visit to a newspaper office in Bacolod  to ask for favorable news coverage . "The media should not be blamed if it reports critical stories, like drug wars, killings, and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

EU blasts Myanmar’s jailing of reporters after Suu Kyi defense

STRASBOURG, France--- The EU's diplomatic chief on Thursday condemned Myanmar's jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours after the country's tarnished democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi strongly defended the men's treatment. A court in Myanmar jailed Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo for seven years last week for breaching the country's hardline Official Secrets Act while reporting on the Rohingya crisis. The trial was widely seen as a bid to muzzle the press, and the reporters' harsh sentences have attracted a chorus of international criticism. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini repeated a call for the reporters' immediate, unconditional release, saying they had not had a fair ...Keep on reading: EU blasts Myanmar’s jailing of reporters after Suu Kyi defense.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail Reuters reporters

HANOI, Vietnam – Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday, September 13, robustly defended the jailing of two Reuters journalists who were reporting on the Rohingya crisis, as she hit back at global criticism of a trial widely seen as an attempt to muzzle the free press. The country's de ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

UN says Myanmar waging campaign against journalists

GENEVA, Switzerland –  Myanmar, facing international outrage over the jailing of Reuters journalists for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, is conducting a "political campaign" against independent journalism, the UN said Tuesday, September 11. A fresh report from the UN rights office decried "the instrumentalization of the law and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar ‘state secrets’ case

YANGON — Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar’s state secrets law during their reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were jailed for seven years Monday, drawing outrage over the attack on media freedom and calls for their immediate release. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, who….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Reuters reporters sentenced to jail for 7 years in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar – Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar's state secrets law during their reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were sentenced to go to jail for 7 years Monday, drawing outrage over the attack on media freedom and calls for their immediate release. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Myanmar court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jail

YANGON, Myanmar --- A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday for illegal possession of official documents, a ruling met with international condemnation that will add to outrage over the military's human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had been reporting on the brutal crackdown on the Rohingya when they were arrested and charged with to violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, punishable by up to 14 years in prison. They had pleaded not guilty, contending that they were framed by police. "Today is a sad day for Myanmar, Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, and the press everywhere," Stephen ...Keep on reading: Myanmar court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jail.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Leni disputes Naga crime, drug stats

Crime rate is inversely proportional to the total number of population Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday slammed Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde for reporting that Naga City has the fifth highest crime volume among Philippine cities. “Totally unacceptable. Spare our people and our beloved city from misinformation,” Robredo told Albayade in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Myanmar journalist testifies he didn’t know about documents

YANGON, Myanmar --- One of the two Reuters journalists charged with possessing official information has testified that he knew nothing about documents that police allegedly found on his phone and had no idea where they came from. Kyaw Soe Oo and colleague Wa Lone have pleaded innocent to violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, under which they could get up to 14 years in prison if convicted. The two say they were framed by police, apparently because of their reporting on the brutal crackdown by security forces on minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Their lawyer, Than Zaw Aung, told reporters after Monday's court session that documents presented as prosecu...Keep on reading: Myanmar journalist testifies he didn’t know about documents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

12 drug tipsters get P7.4M reward

FOR reporting suspected illegal drug activities in their community, 12 individuals were given a total of P7.4 million in cash from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Tuesday. “Community vigilance is vital in the hope of winning the war against illegal drugs. Local folks need to be PDEA’s eyes and ears in barangay (villages) to [...] The post 12 drug tipsters get P7.4M reward appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

FVR congratulates Mr Mogato for Pulitzer Prize

Since he, along with two other Reuters colleagues, won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the Duterte administration's bloody campaign against illegal drugs, everybody has been congratulating veteran journalist Manny Mogato. Many of Mogato's friends and sources expressed their admiration on Facebook, where they took turns hailing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2018