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The US State Department observes suspicious activity on Twitter during the period of the protests
The embattled senator’s image turned from dignified to dishonorable in just 3 years. Here’s how social media had a hand in all of it.
From #Seagames2019fail to #Seagamesnotafailure – Rappler maps how the conversations on the SEA Games pan out on social media
We set the record straight on posts saying the press is intentionally misleading the public on SEA Games issues
The Palace accuses Vice President Leni Robredo of failing to present a new anti-drugs plan, failing to visit communities affected by illegal drugs, and 'baiting' international groups to probe the drug war. Do the claims hold water?
Conclusion: For the Marcos comeback playbook, facts don't matter
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
Some misleading headlines can be funny and harmless, but they can also affect matters of public interest. Here's what you can do to keep them from spreading.
Sino ang madalas na target ng disinformation sa Pilipinas?
Rappler's JC Gotinga talks to Jonathan Ong about how disinformation has evolved in the 2019 elections
A new study shows how online propaganda operations in the Philippines have developed new underground tactics
'The Philippines has the highest incidence and death rate from dengue this part of the world. Yet it is the only country in the world that has banned it,' says Doctors for Truth and Public Welfare
The Philippines must harness the power of communications through the internet in protecting its sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea
'We stepped in despite the two weeks notice because it has a vital purpose in our elections,' says Lente executive director Ona Caritos
(UPDATED) Facebook takes down pages linked to the disinformation network
Research shows forgiveness helps us feel better and may help us live longer. But forgiving others is only beneficial if the advantages exceed the potential costs.
(UPDATED) Election watchdogs report irregularities and a few poll-related incidents in some areas in the conduct of the village and youth council polls
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
Avoid retelling the lies. That's how propaganda works on the brain: through repetition, even when part of that repetition is fact-checking.
'We ask pardon for sins committed against truth and open ourselves to the action of the Spirit of Truth,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle
The members include sociologists, journalists, doctors, economists, attorneys and clerics. The commission is headed by a Jesuit priest, Francisco de Roux, known for his human rights work.
Lawmakers are seeking 'official papal apology for the role played by the Canadian Catholic Church in the development, operation and abuse of residential schools'
'Break the rules of symmetry and what is supposedly normal'
Former FBI director James Comey also says in a new book that President Donald Trump lives in 'a cocoon of alternative reality' that he tried to pull others around him into
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, a conservative, says the bill is practically dead in the 17th Congress
Sa isyu ng Dengvaxia, nawalan ng tiwala ang mga magulang sa mga eksperto dahil inilagay ng mga eksperto sa panganib ang kanilang mga anak sa halip na pangalagaan at pahabain ang buhay ng mga ito
The distrust of experts stems from the fact that in the case of Dengvaxia, the experts have so spectacularly failed the people on a matter of public trust
Director for Public Affairs Giovanna Fontanilla explains that the UST Alumni Association Inc. is a separate corporation from the university that has 'its own board of trustees and operates independently'
A top Vietnamese general this week reportedly said that the brigade dubbed 'Force 47' has been tasked with fighting 'wrongful views' spreading on the internet
Romero – who died on December 8 – played a key role in drafting the Family Code of the Philippines, and was an expert in civil and labor laws
'Ako, I'm willing to suffer for the truth, because that is what I was brought up in... We hope that teachers will tell the truth about what they're teaching and what their conditions are,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones
'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
‘You have to engage them and fight back,’ says veteran journalist Ed Lingao at Rappler’s ‘Truth, Trust, and Democracy’ forum
Veteran reporter Ed Lingao says about fake news online, ‘Everybody has the right to be wrong, but everybody has the responsibility to get it right’
In the age of selfies, trolls, and bots, facts matter immensely to the Filipino netizen
Here are some of the most instagrammable spots in the region that you might consider for your next trip
Sandara Park makes an appearance in G-Dragon's concert
If there could be one lesson from anti-Marcos writings, it should be respect, and teachers should strive to put this lesson forward
Advocates and media climate champions talk about Al Gore s documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to power during its premiere screening in the Philippines
Next time you encounter a graph don’t take it at face value Examine the variables scrutinize the labels check the sources and understand the message – all before you click share
The Big Bang lead singer is coming to Manila as part of his Asian tour
In a post truth world what s the future of news like?
UNESCO s communications chief Frank La Rue talks about the value of press freedom at a time when populist leaders and their supporters are attacking the media
[Science Solitaire] Lies are so much easier to accept since they just require that we be passive. Truths are harder because we have to seek them out and understand facts.
The justice secretary says former president Aquino should submit his phone records to the commission that President Duterte will be creating
Toward a clear path to the future the party and its leadership need to look back to its past writes Senator Francis Pangilinan
2016 was the year of saying what we don’t like about each other 2017 must be the year of debating our vision for the future
Para ito sa lahat ng mga taong gustong umibig You can love at any age says Ruffa
Victims of murder rape and torture under successive dictatorships will testify on live television as Tunisia tries to deal with decades of abuse