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.
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
The Role of the Media as Gatekeepers of the Truth
In times of crisis, an unrestricted, credible and capable media is crucial to providing much-needed information to the public but when the news landscape is being altered by attacks on media ownership and the credibility of the press, it becomes more challenging to keep an informed citizenry and counter propaganda that aims to distort the truth.
“Heartbeat of Opinion” Rethinking Freedom of Expression
There are many serious infirmities in Republic Act 11479, but as a journalist and a teacher, the principal reason for opposing it is Section 9: the law unconstitutionally creates a new speech crime. In other words, it is principally a freedom of expression issue for me.
Four Women Leaders Shine in Coronavirus Crisis
Four women of the Liberal Party shared their experiences as leaders, from responding to the public-health crisis to their views on traits that matter, in a webinar on “Women Leaders in Politics” last month.
ARISE Philippine Act: Flatten the Curve, Not the Economy
ARISE Philippine ActFlatten the Curve, Not the Economy By Hon. Stella Quimbo, PhDRepresentative, 2nd District of Marikina City Presentation of Rep. Quimbo during the FNF Learning Series featuring a discussion of ARISE Philippines Act (House Bill 6815) on 15 June 2020
Learning Series featuring the Anti-Terrorism Bill of 2020
On 16 June 2020, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation featured the controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill of 2020 in the Learning Series which brought legislators and representatives of different sectors together to discuss the controversial provisions of the bill and its implications to Filipinos.
How These Two Filipino Millennials Are Fighting Online Misinformation Offline
Journalists Raisa Serafica and Vernise Tantuco are at the frontlines of the Philippines’ disinformation problem every day. Here’s why they’re taking the online problem, offline.