Philippine National Security Adviser wants dossiers on media ‘commies’

alerts-button-1.jpgThe Philippine National Security Adviser says communists have ‘infiltrated’ the country’s media, and is suggesting that there may be a need for government to start profiling journalists. Security Adviser Norberto Gonzales’ statement is drawing condemnation from the National Union of Journalists in the Philippines and the country’s legislators. In 2005, a Powerpoint presentation titled ‘Knowing the Enemy’ and prepared by the military, tagged the NUJP and the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism as two such communist-inspired ‘enemies of the state’.

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