We are getting reliable information that earlier today, our colleagues at CNN Philippines were fired due to ‘rightsizing.’
DISCLAIMER: Buhay Media is maintained by the Talents Association of GMA Network (TAG), but the stories published here do not necessarily reflect the views and experiences of all TAG members, GMA Network or the media industry as a whole. PAHAYAG NG PAKIKIISA Naninindigan kaming mga kasapi ng #BuhayMedia sa gitna ng mga desperadong hakbang na supilin ang malayang pamamahayag […]Read more "[News] Pahayag ng Pakikiisa sa Rappler"
We call for unity among our ranks. Let us organize ourselves to protect our rights as media workers while continuing to remain devoted to the tenets of our profession.Read more "[News] NUJP on CNN Philippines layoffs: Truth and free expression are more than a business"
This story was submitted by Erik Vocal, who now works as a segment producer for TV5’s ReAksyon with Luchi Cruz-Valdez. He also recently went to Marawi for another similarly dangerous coverage. DISCLAIMER: Buhay Media is maintained by the Talents Association of GMA Network (TAG), but the stories published here do not necessarily reflect the views and experiences of […]Read more "[Blog] Inside job? Kuwento ng isang TV5 contractual worker"
Video reposted from the Facebook page of PinoyMedia Center’s Film Weekly. On February 24, 98 regular employees of TV5 were axed by the network. Four of them were officials of the Associated Broadcasting Company Employees Union (ABCEU), aka TV5 Employees Union. They were fired on three grounds: financial difficulty, redundancy in personnel and qualifications. Related article: [News] […]Read more "[Video] Axed: The story behind TV5’s mass illegal dismissals"
Reposted from Bulatlat. “Management is claiming that the company is losing money but showed no proof to back up its claim.” By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat MANILA – The union at TV5 and media groups believe that the sudden retrenchment of more than a hundred workers aims to weaken the union. On Feb. 24, over […]Read more "[News] Union busting seen as motive behind job massacre at TV5"
Reposted from the website of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) condemns the massacre of more than a hundred jobs at TV5 last Feb. 24. We cannot but see union busting as the real motive behind the sudden retrenchment of more than a hundred […]Read more "[News] NUJP condemns job massacre at TV5"