Duterte attacks Rappler as 'fake news' and 'foreign-owned' in public speeches.
Freedom, he says, should not be to the extent that it violates the law and causes unrest.
The minister says he has maintained this stand from day one.
The country's information ministry says the freeze will last until both journalists' status are reviewed.
Thousands brave rain, tight security checks to welcome 2019.
This as an election looms and the gov't already facing criticism for harsh laws journalist say curbs press freedom.
However, the chief minister says the best form of media control is self-regulation.
President-elect threatens to slash advertisement buys with adversarial media groups.
COMMENT | They can be sure that there will no longer be 'wahyu' from Putrajaya.
Umno veteran voices support for independent press council as platform to defend press freedom.
Daphne Caruana Galizia, who wrote an anti-corruption blog, was killed last year by a car bomb.
'Here we go again with, you know, you’re guilty until proven innocent. I don’t like that.'
COMMENT | Readers and journalists need to work together to uncover the whole truth.
Activist fumes, Oriental Daily top editor keeps mum, and ministry officials pass calls for comment back and forth.
They face accusations of causing 'fear or alarm' following a complaint from the Yangon regional gov't.
The 30-year-old journalist was raped, beaten and suffocated.
The Financial Times said in an editorial at the weekend the incident 'sends a chilling message'.
Turkish sources said they believe Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Saudi policies, was killed.
Ownership of media not the sole cause of slanted reports, says Gobind.
Clooney is a member of the legal team representing Reuters journalists.
COMMENT | Changing laws is part of reform, but we need to change ‘mainstream media’ culture too.