Pagkakaiba sa mga pagbabagong ng "Kontrobersiya sa pagpapanibago ng prangkisa ng ABS-CBN"

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Ipinagmamalaki ang Pilipinas bilang bansang may "pinakamalaya at pinakamasiglang pamamahayag" sa Asya,<ref>{{cite web |last1=Tuazon |first1=Ramon R. |title=The Print Media: A Tradition of Freedom |url=https://ncca.gov.ph/about-ncca-3/subcommissions/subcommission-on-cultural-disseminationscd/communication/the-print-media-a-tradition-of-freedom/ |website=National Commission for Culture and the Arts |accessdate=May 8, 2020 |date=2015}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |title=Our History |url=https://pcij.org/about/history |website=Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism |accessdate=May 8, 2020}}</ref><ref>{{cite news |last1=Johnson |first1=Howard |title=Why Rappler is raising Philippine press freedom fears |url=https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42713897 |accessdate=May 8, 2020 |work=[[BBC News]] |date=January 17, 2018}}</ref> kung saan itinuturing na [[Peryodismong tagapagbantay|tagapagbantay]]<ref name="Coronel2010">Coronel, S. S. (2010), 'Corruption and the watchdog role of the news media.' In P. Norris (ed.), Public Sentinel: News Media and Governance Reform, 111–36.Washington, DC: World Bank.</ref> at “[[ika-apat na estado]]” ang midya, na nakatutulong sa pagpapanatili ng sistema ng kontrol at katatagan (''checks and balances'') na kinakailangan ng demokratikong pamamahala.<ref name="Flor2005">{{Cite thesis |last=Flor |first=Alexander Gonzalez |title=The Fifth Theory of the Press |url=https://www.academia.edu/178798/The_Fifth_Theory_of_the_Press |language=en}}</ref><ref name="Severino2003">{{cite book|last=Quintos de Jesus|first=Melinda|title=Whither the Philippines in the 21st Century?|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=XCBqDwAAQBAJ&pg=PT104|date=August 1, 2003|publisher=Flipside Digital Content Company Inc.|isbn=978-981-4517-58-4|pages=104–|editor-last1=Severino |editor-first1=Rodolfo |editor-last2=Salazar |editor-first2=Lorraine Carlos| chapter=The Philippine Press: A Study in Contrasts and Contradictions}}</ref>
 
Sa kabila nito, palaging niraranggo ang bansa bilang isa sa mga pinakamapanganib na bansa sa mundo para sa mga mamamahayag.<ref name="DiplomatWar">{{Cite news |last=Hunt |first=Luke |title=Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines |language=en-US |url=https://thediplomat.com/2018/09/dutertes-media-war-in-the-philippines/ |access-date=May 7, 2020}}</ref><ref>{{cite news|last1=Dancel|first1=Raul|date=November 2, 2018|title=Philippines: Most dangerous place for journalists in Asia|work=[[The Straits Times]]|url=https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/most-dangerous-place-for-journalists-in-asia|url-status=live|accessdate=May 8, 2020}}</ref><ref>{{cite news |last1=Bagayas |first1=Samantha |title=Philippines deadliest country for journalists in Southeast Asia – IFJ |url=https://www.rappler.com/nation/219393-philippines-deadliest-country-journalists-southeast-asia-ifj |accessdate=May 8, 2020 |work=[[Rappler]] |date=December 21, 2018}}</ref> Noong Mayo 2020, bumaba ito sa ika-136 puwesto (sa 180 bansa) sa Pandaigdigang Talatuntunan ng Pandaigdigang Kalayaan ng Pamamahayag (''World Press Freedom Index''), mas mababa ng dalawang puwesto.<ref name="RSF2020a">{{cite web |title=2020 World Press Freedom Index: “Entering a decisive decade for journalism, exacerbated by coronavirus” |url=https://rsf.org/en/2020-world-press-freedom-index-entering-decisive-decade-journalism-exacerbated-coronavirus |website=Reporters Without Borders |accessdate=May 8, 2020}}</ref>
 
Binatikos ang kautusan ng pagsasara ng mga grupong pang-midya at samahang panlipunan bilang kawalan ng demokrasya, malayang pagpapahayag at kalayaan sa pamamahayag.<ref>{{Cite web|title=A loss of democracy: NUJP chair hits NTC cease and desist order vs. ABS-CBN|url=https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/05/20/a-loss-of-democracy-nujp-chair-hits-ntc-cease-and-desist-order-vs-abs-cbn|last=|first=|date=May 5, 2020|website=ABS-CBN News|language=en|url-status=live|archive-url=|archive-date=|access-date=May 9, 2020}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|title=Baguio groups show support for ABS-CBN|url=https://www.sunstar.com.ph//article/1855545|last=Catajan|first=Maria Elena|date=May 7, 2020|website=Sunstar|language=English|access-date=May 9, 2020}}</ref><ref name=":3">{{Cite web|title=Press Freedom Further Restricted Amid Covid-19 Pandemic|url=https://pcij.org/article/4009/state-of-media-freedom-in-ph-2|last=|first=|date=May 4, 2020|website=PCIJ|language=en|url-status=live|archive-url=|archive-date=|access-date=May 9, 2020}}</ref>