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The State Department says it is reclassifying 4 outlets – China Central Television, the China News Service, the People's Daily, and the Global Times – as foreign missions rather than media outlets
Where platforms are plagued with disinformation, propaganda, and trolls, freedom-loving Filipinos find an unlikely ally: celebrity fan groups
'The real terrorists are behind these attacks to the privacy and security of students and people who are critical of the administration's incompetence,' a netizen says
After President Rodrigo Duterte orders soldiers and cops to 'shoot dead' quarantine violators, Filipinos' frustrations reach a tipping point on social media
'We all know these guys have been state-controlled forever, but that control has gotten stronger over time, and it's far more aggressive,' says a US state official
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Anti-vaccination users are hijacking sexual assault and abortion rights hashtags to spread their message
Part 2: Messages posted on groups and pages monitored by Rappler's Sharktank typically also glorified the virtues of authoritarian rule
Disinformation, coordinated amplification, use of an extensive network of anonymously-managed pages and groups are part of the Marcos comeback playbook
According to the researchers, the 4 techniques are a form of a broader online manipulation strategy called 'source hacking'
The RAND report on hostile social manipulation says countries are using common disinformation practices to gain a competitive advantage
'The truth will secure forever our sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea,' says Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio of the Supreme Court
Trolls take advantage of weaknesses in society, and the fix involves not just technological means but more so educating people
'Everything about Hillary Clinton had to be negative and you really had to tear into her. It was all about the leaked email, the corruption scandals, and the fact that she is super rich,' says a former Russian troll
(UPDATED) 'Look, to begin with, the proposed constitution is presidential, federal, isn’t it?' says Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Over the weekend, Rappler receives nearly 30 reports about fake news on the Catholic Church. The fake news items spare no one, from Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle to Pope Francis himself.
Avoid retelling the lies. That's how propaganda works on the brain: through repetition, even when part of that repetition is fact-checking.
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo launches a series of videos where she addresses every false claim being spread about her online
Join us as we make sense of these stories and what they mean for the public: Boracay's 6-month closure, diplomatic crisis with Kuwait, corruption in the PNP-SAF, disinformation and propaganda in the Philippines
'I've held my peace before, trusting that truth will prevail. We can no longer let lies go unchallenged,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
In this documentary, Rappler looks into the Philippine propaganda machine – where it started and how it operates – and its chilling similarities around the world
Even if Facebook hired millions of content moderators, they are no match to the vetting capacity and breadth of its very capable and knowledgeable users, who should now engage Facebook more aggressively and intelligently
Entries in Joseph Goebbels' 1942 diary show the propaganda minister taking note of the fall of Bataan and quickly blaming MacArthur, and the Jews behind him
(UPDATED) The UP forum explored how a culture of false information is propagated – from the way it is generated to the way it is spread and ultimately accepted by the public – and how to fight it
The same techniques detailed in Robert Mueller's Russia-Trump indictment are pervasive here and have accomplished the same goal as the Russians': sow discord
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(UPDATED) A Russian-linked Twitter account used to interfere in polls in Spain is now tweeting exclusively about the Philippines – one of several disturbing developments that may suggest Kremlin propaganda in the country
'In this era of disinformation, how can you fight for your freedom and democracy?'
A fan group for a South Korean actor is renamed 'President Duterte Supporters'. But there might be more to the story.
A line of text will appear below a video, saying that the channel on which it appears is wholly or partly funded by a particular government
Twitter informs the users based on their interactions, such as if a US-based account was one that directly engaged with or was actively following one of 3,814 IRA accounts
'Tingin ko hindi naging maganda iyong 2017 as far as pagkakaisa is concerned – masyadong polarized iyong mga Pilipino noong mga nakaraang buwan at nakaraang taon,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
As we move into the new year, let's look at some of the major issues surrounding the world of cybersecurity as it relates to the world at large. It's very likely at least one of the following issues will be a part of your future.
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'The government has the obligation to foster an enabling environment for freedom of expression by taking measures to promote media and digital literacy'
Internet expert Samantha Bradshaw shares with Rappler the importance of net neutrality and why practices such as sponsored data are harming it.
(UPDATED) 'Dapat din nating bigyang-diin ang diwa ng pagdiriwang na ito, dahil sa mga nakababahalang balita tungkol sa malawakang paglabag sa karapatang pantao, lalo na sa mga nasa laylayan ng lipunan,' says the Vice President
'So makikita naman natin may effect din ‘yong pagkampanya against us,...sa pagsabi na presstitute ‘yang mga ‘yan, bayaran lahat sila. Hindi naman po totoo,' says CMFR chief Melinda Quintos-de Jesus
A tool will be released by the end of 2017 that will allow users to see whether or not they interacted with Russian-created material on Facebook or Instagram
The lie is posted on the Facebook page 'Rodrigo Duterte Supporters,' as the Duterte administration is accused of spreading propaganda on social media
'Ginagago ang taumbayan, to put it bluntly,' says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, reacting to the PNP's claim that there have been no extrajudicial killings under President Rodrigo Duterte's watch
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In many ways, pro-Duterte bloggers do the job of the PCOO especially when it comes to managing backlash against the administration and promoting government programs
Pro-Duterte bloggers receive unusual privileges from the Presidential Communications Operations Office to consolidate support for the popular president and silence critics
If anyone should take up police duty against fake news it is us news people ourselves
Examine the personalities of most social media celebrities Many have had a history of self promotion hucksterism and even exhibitionism
It stokes the flames of a highly divisive issue like martial law. It also empowers trolls, poisons the well and lowers our collective IQ and EQ