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“Press Freedom Is The Pathway of Truth”: 5 Thomasians’ insights on World Press Freedom Day

“Press Freedom Is The Pathway of Truth”: 5 Thomasians’ insights on World Press Freedom Day

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by CHRISTINE JANINE T. CORTEZ, THEA ANDREA C. MAGUERIANO, and JOHN PATRICK A. MAGNO RANARA TO COMMEMORATE the importance of journalists, the United Nations had declared May 3 to be World Press Freedom Day. This day acts as a reminder to both the government and citizens to respect press freedom and defend journalists from restraint and abolition. This year’s theme; “Information as a Public Good” highlights the importance of information as a service to the people and of finding new ways to strengthen journalism amid a changing media environment. Press freedom in the Philippines has remained under constant threat over the years. With the current administration, there have been multiple unrelenting attacks from the government against the media through bold and brazen means—the ABS
Thomasians support Lumads in forum

Thomasians support Lumads in forum

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THOMASIANS SHOWED their support for the Lumads to fight for their rights and to end the killing of their fellow tribesmen in Mindanao in an advocacy forum and cultural presentation held Friday at the Benavides Auditorium. Asst. Prof. Mark Anthony Abenir, community development director of UST Simbahayan, upheld the University’s support for the Lumads’ campaign for a society free from discrimination, violence, and development aggression as it is not different from the Catholic Church’s advocacy to protect the dignity of people and to attain a peaceful society. “Napagkaisahan po natin na susuportahan ng pamantasan ang mga kapatid nating Lumad dahil [ang] kanilang adhikain ay atin ding adhikain bilang Katolikong pamantasan,” he said. Moreover, Rev. Fr. Gallardo Bombase Jr. O.P., o