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63% believe it is the duty of journalists to call out lying and misleading politicians
Senior lawmaker Rachel Reeves says that Facebook must 'take more responsibility for the lies and propaganda' on the social media platform
It will cost the Comelec at least P4 billion, and it will overlap with its preparation for the 2022 elections. Let’s set the exercise aside for when we truly need it.
(4th UPDATE) 'A thousand little cuts do not make us weak, these make us stronger,' says the Malacañang Press Corps, as Philippine journalists call out the 'house of minions'
ABS-CBN shutdown, Maria Ressa threat borne of Duterte’s ‘contempt’ for press – int'l human rights lawyer
President Rodrigo Duterte's threats against Maria Ressa and ABS-CBN are intended to have a chilling effect on independent voices among civil society, says lawyer Caoilfhionn Gallagher
Rappler’s statement on ABS-CBN: ‘Learning from the lessons of history, journalists and other freedom-loving citizens must speak up because to be silent is to be complicit’
(UPDATED) Despite the denial of the franchise, media groups vow to continue exhausting all means to bring ABS-CBN back on air
Watch the House session live on Friday, July 10, at 1 pm
The probe into the Qatar-based network's program adds concerns about a widening media crackdown in Malaysia since a coalition headed by a scandal-plagued party took power in March
The members of the European Parliament's Media Working Group say that the cyber libel conviction 'is part of an orchestrated campaign of legal harassment against Maria Ressa and Rappler'
Facebook head of security policy Nathaniel Gleicher says the Stone network was uncovered with the help of information unearthed by the Robert Mueller investigation
A Twitter job posting says the company is looking for a senior software engineer to lead payment and subscription work as part of a new 'Gryphon' team
Journalist Howie Severino says he was brought to the Amoranto Stadium, where he saw 'hundreds of people' required to attend a seminar on the coronavirus
The President slams 'bright girls' who write critically of his government. He also claims he doesn't read well-written articles that show him in a bad light.
(UPDATED) 'This isn't over. We will continue to expand the boycott until Facebook takes our demands seriously,' says Jessica Gonzalez of the activist group Free Press, one of the Stop Hate for Profit coalition members
'As a precaution and for everyone’s safety, we are temporarily going off the air starting tonight to disinfect the CNN Philippines office in Mandaluyong,' says CNN Philippines
Ang comments section ay tuntungan din ng mga tao upang magpahayag ng kanilang ideya na dati’y eksklusibo lang sa mga letter-to-the-editor section ng pahayagan
'What should the people do? Should they delete their old posts or make their accounts private?' That may not be enough.
'With the stakes so high, and the punishments so severe, it is great news to see big tech companies like WhatsApp pushing back in favor of democracy and freedom of expression,' says digital rights group ProPrivacy
John Lloyd Cruz, Chel Diokno, Iza Calzado, and Rappler's Maria Ressa are among those who appear in the video
Chino Nicanor, a writer for the drama 'A Soldier's Heart,' is just one of the thousands of employees affected by the shutdown of the media giant
Media advocates say collaboration and staying relevant can help community newspapers survive
(2nd UPDATE) Journalists are among workers allowed to go out and perform their duty as long as they present their press IDs
One of the bill's most controversial articles will require social media platforms to make supposedly confidential messages available to the judiciary for 3 months, including the identity of senders
The ad boycott against Facebook may not be immediately effective, but it can be a stepping stone to a larger movement towards exacting accountability. Facebook's actions this July will show if they've gotten the point.
The daily's exit comes as news organizations around the world struggle with declining print readership and an online environment where ad revenue is dominated by Google and Facebook
The investor consortium, which includes former News Corp chief Peter Tonagh, tells staff in an email they shared 'a common goal – a desire to protect media diversity in Australia'
(UPDATED) 'The court’s role in the trial is to determine malice, not make malicious statements. Ascribing an underhanded and even unlawful motive – without assertion or proof – is malicious,' says the motion for partial reconsideration
Israel's media watchdog accuses the network of seeking to target Jews with Christian content
Coca-Cola will use the pause to "reassess our advertising policies to determine whether revisions are needed," CEO James Quincey says
Unilever, whose brands also include Dove soap, Magnum ice cream, Lipton tea, and Knorr, is a major advertiser on social media in the United States
(UPDATED) CEO Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will also add tags to posts which are 'newsworthy' but violate platform rules – following the lead of Twitter, which used such labels on tweets from President Donald Trump
Facebook will warn users when they share stories that are more than 90 days old
The move may represent a significant shift by the internet giant, and follows initiatives by Facebook and Apple to create news products in partnership with media outlets
Cops ask for dzBB reporter Mark Makalalad's ID and demand that he ask for their permission when he does live reports. Their demands have no basis.
I’ve been debating the merits of leaving Facebook as a thought exercise, and I understand it’s so very hard to do
'As of July 1st we will pause all paid advertising on Facebook and Instagram in the United States,' Ben & Jerry's says on June 23
The new, aggressive stand by Twitter on rule-breaking by the president stands in contrast with Facebook, which has maintained a largely hands-off policy
Hannah Neumann, member of the European Parliament and vice-chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights, talks to Rappler's Maria Ressa
A letter from Filipino-American journalists says the conviction of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and former researcher Reynaldo Santos Jr 'poses threats to freedom of the press and democracy'
The #StopHateForProfit appeal is supported by the Anti-Defamation League, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, ColorOfChange, FreePress, and the activist group Sleeping Giants
Ito ang dalawang haligi ng duling na hustisya na itinaguyod ng kampong Keng at ng DOJ: Ang 'republication' at ang 12-taong prescription period para sa libel
Hindi lamang mga mamamahayag ang maaapektuhan ng hatol kay Rappler CEO Maria Ressa at dating researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr
(UPDATED) The complaint is filed February 13, 2020, or 4 months before a Manila court convicted Ressa and former researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr over the same issue
'A democracy needs media-literate citizens who can hold their media institutions accountable, as much as we need these media institutions to do their jobs of holding the government accountable'
'This kind of blatant political interference has long been the norm in the developing countries with which I'm most familiar, but not in the US,' Janet Steele, director of the Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication at George Washington University
'We lost a lot of things with this virus, including empathy,' says journalist Maria Trigo
Groups and personalities from all over the world denounce the conviction of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and former researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr