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Maria Ressa to receive international 2020 John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award

Jun 27, 2020 - 11:55 AM

The Washington-based National Press Club has chosen Rappler CEO Maria Ressa for its international Press Freedom Award, which is given to an individual 'who bravely pushes to disclose the truth in trying circumstances'

Rappler Talk: Did Duterte's campaign team work with Cambridge Analytica?

Apr 11, 2018 - 4:24 PM

The Duterte presidential campaign's chief social media strategist claims the Cambridge Analytica CEO "influenced" his work

Cambridge Analytica's parent company claims ties with Duterte friend

Apr 09, 2018 - 10:17 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Istratehiya, a local political consultancy firm, admits talking and meeting with Strategic Communication Laboratories in the lead up to the 2016 Philippine elections, but claims no partnership was sealed

Duterte social media campaign manager: ‘Nix influenced my work’

Apr 09, 2018 - 3:05 PM

(UPDATED) Jose Gabriel 'Pompee' La Viña, who appears in a photo with Cambridge Analytica's Alexander Nix, says he never worked with the parent company but took some lessons from the talk of Nix himself when he visited Manila in 2015

NIX WHO? Jose Gabriel “Pompee” La Viña says he did not realize it was Alexander Nix he met in 2015.

Senate panel OKs protection of online, broadcast journalists

Nov 09, 2016 - 7:12 PM

The proposed measure seeks to expand the coverage of the Shield Law to include radio TV and legitimate online news organizations

ONLINE, BROADCAST. The Senate committee on public information and mass media approves the bill seeking to amend the 70-year-old Shield Law, which protects print journalists from divulging sources. File photo

After joking about killing loudmouths, Duterte vows media protection

Mar 31, 2016 - 4:35 PM

While his camp says his anti crime stance protects media Duterte jokes about killing talkative people without due process

AMBUSH INTERVIEW. Rodrigo Duterte faces the media in Camiguin on March 23, 2016. File photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Binay: Media violence has 'no place in my presidency'

Mar 31, 2016 - 3:16 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay vows to work for the resolution of unsolved media killings even as he cites having lawyered for journalists during martial law

FIGHTER FOR THE MEDIA. Vice President Jejomar Binay promises no tolerance for the killing of media men. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

‘Ridiculous for FOI not to pass under Aquino’

Sep 04, 2013 - 3:00 PM

Advocates and Aquino s own men say his concerns about the FOI bill – that matters of national security will be accessed – have already been addressed

Netizens, media group file petitions against law

Oct 09, 2012 - 10:38 AM

15 petitions have been filed against the cybercrime law