disinformation in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on disinformation in the Philippines


'Lies kill': Journalists tackle challenges in reporting on the pandemic

May 05, 2020 - 11:28 AM

Maria Ressa, Ging Reyes, and Sheila Coronel talk about journalism in the age of pandemic – and the opportunities a crisis brings

[OPINION] A letter to the men and women behind paid trolls in the Philippines

Mar 30, 2020 - 6:00 PM

The very least you can feel about all of this is a huge and crushing regret, and a conviction never to take on the job of chief disinformation architect ever again

FALSE: 'Positive' coronavirus case in Laguna hospital

Jan 31, 2020 - 10:37 PM

The Global Medical Center of Laguna says it 'has no confirmed 2019 coronavirus case' there around the time the claim was spread

FALSE: Chinese patient in Alabang clinic, hospital tested ‘positive’ for coronavirus

Jan 28, 2020 - 6:17 PM

As of Tuesday, January 28, the Department of Health says that there is still no confirmed case of 2019 nCoV in the country

FALSE: ‘New evidence of widespread cheating’ by Robredo in 2016 VP election protest

Oct 04, 2019 - 7:55 PM

This is a rehashed claim, based on an order from the Presidential Electoral Tribunal in June 2018

Screenshot of website article saying there is 'new evidence' vs Robredo in the ongoing election protest concerning the 2016 vice presidential polls

Baguio journalists urge youth to help fight disinformation

Mar 13, 2019 - 1:25 PM

'In the battle for truth, truth is your only weapon,' says Kimberlie Quitasol, Editor-in-Chief of the 'Northern Dispatch'

AGAINST DISINFORMATION. Rappler reporter Ralf Rivas, along with Baguio journalists Kimberlie Quitasol, Diwa Donato, and Frank Cimatu are the panelists at #MoveBaguio: Social Good in the Digital Age forum on March 8, 2019 at Saint Louis University. Screenshot from Rappler video