Soon, a magna carta for media professionals

 

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

A bill pending in the lower house would soon become a magna carta for media professionals, which among others call for media protection and security, hazard pay, mandatory insurance benefits and parameters for salary scales.

 

For a long time since the country became a democracy, media professionals were exposed to political and social dangers but were not properly compensated as their pay mostly depended on the viability of the publication and the whims of the operators/owners of the media outfit.

 

But with the magna carta in place, this would standardize…

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