Sheila Coronel/CPJ Board Member

Sheila Coronel, a CPJ board member, is the Toni Stabile Professor of Professional Practice in Investigative Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She began her reporting career in her native Philippines in 1982. Coronel is the author and editor of more than a dozen books.

Philippine impunity crisis deepens with two murders

Last week, two Philippine radio broadcasters were killed, gunned down in broad daylight on busy city streets. The murders, only four days apart, highlighted the continuing vulnerability of journalists here and the government’s inability to protect them. The broadcasters were shot in separate, unrelated incidents. But the killings were eerily similar to other journalist slayings…

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