members working in this country
- Most covered free expression issues in this country
Attacks and threats against the Philippine media continue to rise under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte
Websites run by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism and the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines were disabled by cyberattacks
Two people were convicted of murdering journalists in 2016. Nevertheless, the Philippines remains one of the most dangerous places in the world to practice journalism, and violent attacks against media workers usually go unpunished.