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Why call Duterte's anti-drug campaign a 'war'? – UP professor

Apr 05, 2018 - 2:02 PM

'When you call it a war, there are certain things that people are more willing to accept,' says UP professor Clarissa David

PUBLIC PERCEPTION. UP professor Clarissa David says the language media use in their reports help shape public perception.  File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, March 19-25, 2018

Mar 25, 2018 - 2:02 PM

Must-watch videos from this week

Consent and Facebook's data scandal: Know what you're signing up for

Mar 24, 2018 - 8:26 PM

In an age when Facebook has become a staple in daily life, how can an average person protect his or her personal data online?

Rappler Talk: Is it time to #DeleteFacebook?

Mar 23, 2018 - 9:24 AM

The Cambridge Analytica controversy and the #DeleteFacebook movement that resulted from it highlight the perils of harvested personal data

Fake news law can be 'dangerous' – former Al Jazeera correspondent

Feb 12, 2018 - 9:00 PM

'If the law can be loosely interpreted, at some point it will be loosely interpreted,' says former Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste

Democracy Forum at the Ateneo Law School in Makati on February 12, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, January 22-28, 2018

Jan 28, 2018 - 12:55 PM

Must-watch videos from this week

RED HOT. A lava fountain at the crater of Mayon Volcano in the early hours of January 23, 2018. Photo courtesy Phivolcs

WATCH: 'Fake news' and the dilemma it has created

Jan 26, 2018 - 8:57 PM

UP professor Clarissa David explains the spread of disinformation and misinformation on social media, its impact online and offline, and the steps we can take to address it

DILEMMA OF 'FAKE NEWS'. UP professor Clarissa David talks about the dilemma brought by fake news. Screengrab from Rappler video

Rappler Talk: Clarissa David on fake news and disinformation

Jan 18, 2018 - 4:48 PM

What can be done to stem the tide of disinformation?

Fake news 'not just about politics,' also impacts daily decision-making

Nov 28, 2017 - 2:45 PM

'This is our shared responsibility. If we don't like fake news, we should be doing something about it as well,' says Education Assistant Secretary GH Ambat

FAKE NEWS. Professor Clarissa David of the University of the Philippines discusses the importance of fighting fake news in a 'post-truth' world. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Schools 'responsible' for making sure graduates can detect fake news

Nov 28, 2017 - 1:40 PM

'It is the responsibility of universities and in fact all education institutions that we graduate students who are responsible citizens in a democracy,' says Clarissa David of the University of the Philippines

ROLE OF ACADEME. Educators discuss how the academe is combatting the proliferation of fake news. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Media literacy in schools needed vs social media abuse

Oct 18, 2016 - 7:36 PM

With an ever changing medium professionals and experts highlight the need to have media literacy classes as early as grade school

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

A way of life: Flooding in public schools

Aug 07, 2016 - 4:26 PM

Flooding in and around public schools is a constant hazard in the Philippines

San Antonio Village Elementary School’s building in Makati was built in 1991 on top of elevated ground.

From mudslinging to math-slaying: 'Experts' clash on VP race result

May 13, 2016 - 12:28 AM

Experts weigh in on the dramatic rise of vice presidential bet Leni Robredo in the partial unofficial tally and most of them agree that the issue is simply a function of geography and common sense

LIVE: Political analyst Clarissa David on the upcoming elections

May 05, 2016 - 6:13 PM

Watch the discussion live on Rappler

Filipino voters are 'rational' – analyst

Mar 23, 2016 - 2:21 PM

Communications expert Clarissa David says voters have various criteria when choosing their next leaders and the masses reasons shouldn t be quickly judged as irrational

OWN REASONS. Communications expert Clarissa David says voters have their own varied, rational reasons for electing leaders.

Presidential debate 'not good form,' but good entertainment – analyst

Mar 22, 2016 - 10:31 AM

It s kind of a wild wild west but it s fun It s fun in that sense because there’s a lot of attacking there’s a lot of freedom to really just butt in there and interrupt says analyst Clarissa David

GOOD ENTERTAINMENT. The town hall format of the debate allowed candidates more freedom to interject and interrupt each other, often deviating from the debate topics. Photo by Rappler

Who chooses dynastic candidates in PH senatorial polls?

Mar 12, 2016 - 5:15 PM

While much has been written about the prevalence of dynasties in Philippine politics and about the reservation that political dynasties are unhealthy for a democratic society not much has been written about the profile of their voters

You can’t reduce poverty without a strong public health care system

Sep 05, 2015 - 8:00 PM

It’s time to demand of the next crop of leaders some degree of acknowledgement that the healthcare system needs all the attention it can get

Limiting political dynasties will help the poor

Aug 19, 2015 - 2:13 PM

The clearest way out of the dynastic trap is not simply to educate voters but to implement the constitutional prohibition against political dynasties