PH media condemn denial of franchise for ABS-CBN based on ‘whim’

Over 500 members of media across platforms from different parts of the Philippines banded together to condemn the denial of a franchise to broadcast giant ABS-CBN based on the legislators “whim” and ignorance of the role of media in a democratic society.

The journalists warned the legislators of the “collective wrath” of the people who value democracy and the rule of law.

Read the full statement:

Here is the list of signatories as of July 13, 2020:

Statement of Journalists and Media Workers on ABS-CBN franchise by VERA Files on Scribd


Philippine media united in support of ABS-CBN

It is heartening to see members media in the country come together raising their voices (and their…

Various groups express shock and anger over NTC’s shutdown order vs ABS-CBN

The outpouring of support for ABS-CBN from various sectors expresses shock and anger over the cease…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Sites MISLEAD by inaccurately quoting Archbishop Villegas

It twisted the clergyman's statement about the denial of ABS-CBN's bid for a new franchise.

About Vera Files

Founded in March 2008, VERA Files is published by veteran Filipino journalists taking a deeper look into current Philippine issues. Vera is Latin for “true.”

Follow us