Journalist Maria Ressa Fights on for Press Freedom

Deutsche Welle

Philippine investigative journalist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa warns how disinformation campaigns are eroding democracy at home — and globally.


Some Filipinos Think ‘Biased’ News Site Rappler Should Be Shut Down

Voice of America

At home, Rappler receives little support from Filipinos as journalists and fact-checkers become increasingly vulnerable to attacks from the government and political actors.


Philippines: News Site Rappler Ordered To Shut Down

Deutsche Welle

The site, co-founded by Nobel laureate Maria Ressa, was known for covering Duterte’s bloody crackdown on illegal drugs. The move comes a day before President Rodrigo Duterte is due to leave office.


PHILIPPINES: The Dark Message Behind Maria Ressa's Cyber Libel Arrest


'They wanted me to go through being arrested,' Ressa says. 'They wanted me to feel their power.'


Philippines Journalist Maria Ressa Released on Bail After 'Cyber Libel' Arrest


The arrest of Maria Ressa is broadly viewed as an attempt to silence the press freedom advocate.

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