activist. two-term member of philippine house of representatives. southeast asia editor of global voices
Latest posts by Mong Palatino from April, 2020
Papua New Guinea’s police minister says two journalists who reported on COVID-19 funding ‘can’t be trusted’
"It is not up to a government minister to decide whether journalists should be fired, and especially when it is because of a report he didn’t like."
EngageMedia lists some of the media initiatives addressing the COVID-19 "Infodemic' across the Asia-Pacific region
"Resorting to censorship, especially in its extreme form, in a time of crisis reflects the insecurity of the government of the day."
"The Covid-19 crisis must not be used as pretext for getting rid of journalists who do not blindly toe the government line."