In the mid-2000s when the movie Goodnight and Goodluck was released, the Philippine mainstream media was threatened by President Arroyo's proclamation of a State of Emergency. Fortunately, mainstream media fought back.
Today in the Philippines, the bulk of the country's senators have enacted a law that threatens new media - the Internet. The 'netizens are fighting back.
Below is an article I wrote in 2006 about the film Goodnight and Goodluck as well as about Media and Freedom.