FNF Philippines provides platforms on open and digital society, as well as social market economy. It provides innovative solutions that translate complex concepts of freedom into language that is relatable to Filipinos. By utilizing digitally innovative tools in its programs and activities, it aims to trigger discussions and initiate actions, thus promoting citizen engagement and empowerment in all sectors of society.
Reporting in a Time of Disinformation Demands More from Journalists
How do journalists cover public statements or speeches of government officials when they depart from facts?
This is one of the challenging situations reporters confront today in the Philippines as no less than President Rodrigo Duterte is loose with facts.
Bobby Tañada: Standing up for the Philippines
"The Philippines should not give up sovereignty claims for short term gains, but should pursue these claims through an inclusive international advocacy on an international level.”
#FamiLim Amplifies Message of a Freer World Through Music
“It is our love letter to this generation and the generations to come,” said Vince and Gold Lim, who composed and sang the song. “We cannot stop at nothing. What we cannot find, we create. And not alone but together.”
Kung Tani: Roxas City Encourages Citizens to Participate in Drawing Up Roadmap
“This is consensus building in participative governance and your contributions will be part and parcel of the output. You have a say in this government. You have a say in running the affairs of the city”.
FNF Alumni Propose Ways to Fight Disinformation
In 2020, participants of the seminars “Liberalism and Populism: How Can Liberals Win?” and “Safeguarding Freedom in the Digital World” in Germany, and the study tour “Siri, Snowden, Social Media: Data Privacy and Digital Rights” in Washington shared their insights on the phenomenon of disinformation and how to fight it.
Freedom Mov_E Cebu: Lessons from ‘The Kingmaker’
“The film made me realize that what is really more frightening than other authoritarian regimes is a constituency willing to embrace it.”
Attacks and Harassment: Women Journalists in the Philippines on the Cost of Truth-Telling
Six women share how holding the powerful to account has become a dangerous calling for journalists in the Philippines