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Study shows news media still reliable source amid COVID-19 'infodemic'

Jun 25, 2020 - 10:41 PM

All sources of information – from media to politicians to social media platforms – should work together to better inform the public about the coronavirus, says the lead author of a Reuters Institute study done in 6 countries

LESSONS FROM 'INFODEMIC.' Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism director Rasmus Kleis Nielsen speaks about the lessons from the coronavirus 'infodemic' at the Global Fact 7 on June 24, 2020. Screenshot from Global Fact 7 video

Oxford expands virus vaccine trial to older adults and children

May 22, 2020 - 9:05 PM

'We are now initiating studies to evaluate how well the vaccine induces immune responses in older adults, and to test whether it can provide protection in the wider population,' says the Oxford Vaccine Group

Astra gets $1 billion from U.S. to fund coronavirus vaccine

May 21, 2020 - 9:40 PM

The company says it is 'engaging with international organizations,' including the World Health Organization, 'for the fair allocation and distribution of the vaccine around the world'

Oxford-Stanford report: Improving Facebook as forum for free speech and democracy

Jan 19, 2019 - 8:21 AM

'Making Facebook a better forum for free speech and democracy is a significant part of a wider struggle to defend those values across the world,' says the report

Illustration from Stanford-Oxford report 'GLASNOST! Nine ways Facebook can make itself a better forum for free speech and democracy'


Use of 'cyber troops' found in 48 countries, up from 28 last year – report

Sep 11, 2018 - 3:08 PM

The University of Oxford, in a report from July titled, 'Challenging Truth and Trust: A Global Inventory of Organized Social Media Manipulation,' aimed to inform about the further growth of misinformation and manipulation campaigns

UP, AdMU, DLSU join world's top universities in 2018 subject rankings

Mar 02, 2018 - 5:12 PM

The University of the Philippines ranks in 4 out of 5 broad subject areas, while the Ateneo de Manila University and the De La Salle University rank in two

File photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler, AdMU and DLSU Facebook pages

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, November 27 - December 3, 2017

Dec 03, 2017 - 12:56 PM

From revgov to Sereno impeachment to Robin Padilla, must-watch videos this week

RED DAY. Pro-Duterte demonstrators gather in Mendiola, Manila, on November 30, 2017, to call for the establishment of a revolutionary government. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler


PH, 27 other countries use 'cyber troops' to manipulate opinion – study

Jul 25, 2017 - 9:35 AM

A University of Oxford study says one trait of cyber troops in the Philippines is individual targeting which is used to silence political dissent online and often leads to real life threats and reputational damage

Illustration by Nico Villarete/Rappler

Robredo 'proud mom' as daughter gets into Harvard, Oxford

Apr 03, 2017 - 2:10 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo who is facing impeachment threats says the good news came just at the right time

PROUD MOM. Vice President Leni Robredo together with her daughters Aika, Patricia and Jillian during her inauguration. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

What's so special about Oxford and Wharton?

Feb 24, 2015 - 4:45 PM

The University of Oxford in the UK and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the US are among the world’s most renowned educational institutions

Oxford and Wharton logos from Wikimedia Commons. Background images from Google Maps and Wikipedia.

New gene sequencing yields healthy baby

Jul 08, 2013 - 11:51 AM

The new technique enables the selection of viable embryo for in vitro fertilization a process that used to have a high failure rate

Tableware color influences food flavor - study

Jun 26, 2013 - 8:15 AM

Their findings on cutlery tally with previous research for crockery colors including the discovery that red tends to limit food intake the researchers said