Natashya Gutierrez


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Natashya is Bureau Chief of Rappler Indonesia, and reports on Indonesian issues for the international audience. Before that, she was a multimedia reporter with Rappler in the Philippines, covering politics, corruption, gender, and investigative stories, among others.

She was awarded several journalism fellowships including the 2015 Asian Journalism Fellowship in Singapore, and the 2014 Reporting ASEAN fellowship. She received the Hildegarde Award for outstanding women in journalism in 2015. Natashya graduated from Yale University with a degree in psychology.

May 2018
IN-DEPTH 04:41pm, May 08, 2018
Did DFA do enough in rape scandal?

MANILA, Philippines – In a prestigious school in New Delhi, an 11-year-old Filipino boy trembled, as he squatted on a toilet seat. Perched atop the toilet, he crouched as he was told, facing the ...

Apr 2018
IN-DEPTH 09:34pm, Apr 10, 2018
Cambridge Analytica’s parent firm claims it won 2010 election for PH president

MANILA, Philippines – The parent company of Cambridge Analytica said in 2010 that it was not only involved in the Philippine presidential elections, it also boasted that it “successfully won the ...

INVESTIGATIVE 10:17pm, Apr 09, 2018
Cambridge Analytica's parent company claims ties with Duterte friend

MANILA, Philippines – The website of Strategic Communications Laboratory (SCL), the parent company of British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, brandishes a world map that identifies the ...

PHILIPPINES 03:05pm, Apr 09, 2018
Duterte social media campaign manager: ‘Nix influenced my work’

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – After photos surfaced of suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix with President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign insiders, Duterte's social media director said he ...

PHILIPPINES 06:01pm, Apr 06, 2018
Cambridge Analytica’s parent company claimed 'strong, no-nonsense' client in 2013

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – About half a decade before Cambridge Analytica hit news headlines for its role in interfering in the US elections, its parent company was already pulling strings in ...

PHILIPPINES 02:43pm, Apr 05, 2018
Did Cambridge Analytica use Filipinos' Facebook data to help Duterte win?

MANILA, Philippines – It appears that 6 months before the United States presidential elections in 2016, Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm, also had a hand in the Philippine ...

Mar 2018
BLOG 11:53am, Mar 27, 2018
Why a visit to Jerusalem is a must for Catholics

Like most Filipinos, I was raised Catholic. Growing up, my childhood was studded with Sunday Masses, religion classes, and daily prayers. My favorite book was a thick, hardbound Children’s Bible. It ...

Feb 2018
IN-DEPTH 10:28am, Feb 26, 2018
Bots, Assange, an alliance: Has Russian propaganda infiltrated the Philippines?

AT A GLANCE A Twitter bot used by Russia for propaganda is now exclusively tweeting about the Philippines In 2017, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who also has Kremlin links, tweeted about the ...

IN-DEPTH 12:56pm, Feb 19, 2018
13 years of decline: PH sports nose-dives under Peping Cojuangco

MANILA, Philippines – 13 years is adequate time to change the direction of Philippine sports. Jose Cojuangco Jr, better known as Peping, is 83 years old. 13 is the number of years he has been at the ...

IN-DEPTH 07:34pm, Feb 09, 2018
Can the Philippine gov't protect you from revenge porn, hackers?

AT A GLANCE The Philippines is poorly equipped to fight cybercrime and cyberattacks Israel, second only to the United States in cybersecurity, proves how a small country can succesfully protect its ...