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St Scholastica's Sister Mary John calls journalists an 'endangered species'

Apr 25, 2019 - 5:11 PM

'I think they are inspiring so many people to also have courage, and to stand out and speak out against corruption, against all the injustices that we are experiencing in our times,' says Sister Mary John Mananzan

AWARDEES. Recipients of the 2019 Hildegarde Awards pose for photos after the awarding ceremony on April 24, 2019. From left to right: Bianca Kasilag-Macahilig and Minerva Generalao of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala of ICanServe Foundation, Patricia Evangelista of Rappler, St. Scholastica’s College Director of the Institute of Women’s Studies Sr. Mary John Mananzan, Lara Quintos de Jesus, who accepted the award on behalf of CMFR’s Melinda Quintos De Jesus, “She Talks Asia” Project Manager Mara Gollena, trophy designer Veronica Peralejo and Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences Dr. Rebecca Cacho.

Ex-DILG chiefs – now Senate bets – quizzed on drug war, juvenile justice

Jan 27, 2019 - 7:02 PM

Former interior secretaries Manuel Roxas II and Rafael Alunan III weigh in on issues such as the war on drugs and juvenile justice

CNN's New York offices evacuated after bomb threat, no explosive found

Dec 07, 2018 - 12:57 PM

The roughly 90-minute drama recalls a similar evacuation in October after an explosive device was discovered at CNN's New York headquarters

Satellite images show activity at North Korean missile base – CNN

Dec 06, 2018 - 11:09 AM

According to CNN, Pyongyang has upgraded the Yeongjeo-dong missile base in North Korea's mountainous interior and has built up another facility that has not previously been publicly identified

CNN forum: Senate bets face off on drug war, China, same-sex unions

Dec 03, 2018 - 8:43 AM

Here is a list of Rappler stories from the December 2 senatorial forum organized by CNN Philippines

SENATORIAL FORUM. Eight senatorial bets face off during a senatorial forum by CNN Philippines. File photos by Rappler

Enrile: No justifiable reason to declare nationwide martial law

Dec 02, 2018 - 9:05 PM

On the issue of extending martial law again in Mindanao, former police chief Dela Rosa also claims in the same forum that it is far from Duterte’s mind

Former senator Juan Ponce Enrile files his certificate of candidacy for senator at the Comelec office in Manila on October 17, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Even Duterte allies in Senate race want bulletins on his health

Dec 02, 2018 - 6:27 PM

Duterte allies Ronald dela Rosa, JV Ejercito, Juan Ponce Enrile, and Francis Tolentino vote 'yes' to medical bulletins on President Rodrigo Duterte's health

CHIEF EXECUTIVE. President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his speech during the groundbreaking for the construction of the Davao City Bulk Water Supply Project at the Apo Agua Infrastructura Project Site in Davao City on November 26, 2018. Malacañang photo

Xi Jinping arrives in Manila | Midday wRap

Nov 20, 2018 - 1:36 PM

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White House restores CNN journalist's credentials, with warning

Nov 20, 2018 - 12:56 AM

(UPDATED) CNN says it is dropping its lawsuit on reporter Jim Acosta's access, a case that has raised concerns over constitutional rights for the press

EYE OF THE STORM. In this file photo taken on November 16, 2018 CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta arrives at US District Court in Washington, DC, where Judge Timothy Kelly ordered the White House to reinstate Acosta's press credentials. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

U.S. media in court showdown over White House access

Nov 15, 2018 - 11:44 AM

In the emergency hearing, CNN's lawyer Ted Boutrous asks the judge for a temporary order allowing Jim Acosta to get his White House pass back ahead of a full hearing

LEGAL BATTLE. CNN attorney Ted Boutrous delivers remarks outside US District Court following a hearing on CNN's case against the White House regarding White House correspondent Jim Acosta November 14, 2018 in Washington, DC. Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

PNP: No handcuffs for Imelda Marcos if arrested | Midday wRap

Nov 14, 2018 - 1:32 PM

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CNN sues White House over barring of reporter

Nov 13, 2018 - 11:04 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The news network says the 'wrongful revocation of these credentials violates CNN and Acosta's First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their Fifth Amendment rights to due process.'

CONFRONTATION. In this file photo taken on November 7, 2018 US President Donald Trump gets into a heated exchange with CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta during a post-election press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Miss Earth 2018 candidates accuse sponsor of sexual harassment | Evening wRap

Nov 08, 2018 - 9:49 PM

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White House bars CNN reporter after heated Trump exchange

Nov 08, 2018 - 9:29 AM

(UPDATED) A visibly angry Donald Trump has called reporter Jim Acosta a 'rude, terrible person,' after the CNN White House correspondent refused the president's orders to sit down and give up the microphone during a news conference

CLASH. US President Donald Trump (R) gets into a heated exchange with CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta (C) as NBC correspondent Peter Alexander (L) looks on during a post-election press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on November 7, 2018. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Jimmy Guban arrest, pipe bombs in the U.S., Titanic II | Midday wRap

Oct 25, 2018 - 2:00 PM

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Mail bombs to U.S. political figures, media: What we know

Oct 25, 2018 - 11:58 AM

Here's what we know so far about the mail bombs and suspicious packages that were sent to prominent Democratic critics of President Donald Trump

SUSPICIOUS PACKAGES. CNN's office at the Time Warner Center is evacuated Wednesday morning, October 24, after a package arrived that was similar to suspicious packages found near the homes of Bill and Hillary Clinton, Barack and Michelle Obama, billionaire philanthropist George Soros and other prominent political figures.

Pipe bombs sent to Trump foes Obama, Clinton, CNN

Oct 24, 2018 - 10:14 PM

(4th UPDATE) New York police chief James O'Neill says he expects those responsible to be identified and arrested within the next few days

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 07: Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stands with President Barack Obama during an election eve rally on November 7, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As the historic race for the presidency of the United States comes to a conclusion, both Clinton and her rival Donald Trump are making their last appearances before voting begins tomorrow. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Suspects in Saudi journalist case tied to top prince – report

Oct 17, 2018 - 12:27 PM

One suspect is a frequent companion of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 3 other suspects are linked to his security detail, and a fifth is a high-level forensic doctor, The New York Times reports

STILL MISSING. Saudi Arabia has dismissed accusations that Jamal Khashoggi was ordered murdered by a hit squad inside its Istanbul consulate as 'lies and baseless allegations,' as Riyadh and Ankara spar over the missing journalist's fate. File photo by Yasin Akgul/AFP

Trump takes aim at Watergate scandal reporter Carl Bernstein

Aug 30, 2018 - 6:58 PM

Carl Bernstein: 'I have spent my life as a journalist bringing the truth to light, through administrations of both parties. No taunt will diminish my commitment to that mission, which is the essential role of a free press.'

CARL BERNSTEIN. Carl Bernstein attends the 2017 New Yorker Festival - All The President's Reporters at SVA Theatre on October 6, 2017 in New York City. File photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for The New Yorker/AFP

Jordan, Melania back Lebron James after Trump insult

Aug 05, 2018 - 9:44 AM

NBA legend Michael Jordan says LeBron James has done an 'amazing job' while US First Lady Melania Trump hopes to visit the Lakers superstar's new school

MODEL ATHLETE. LeBron James addresses the crowd during the recent opening his I Promise School in Akron, Ohio. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Trump and CNN: A quarrel that's both good and bad

Jul 27, 2018 - 3:49 PM

The US President has long had a contentious relationship with the media, branding mainstream outlets an 'enemy of the American People' and dismissing unfavorable coverage as 'Fake News'

MEDIA HATER. US President Donald Trump tours US Steel's Granite City Works steel mill in Granite City, Illinois on July 26, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Ombudsman Martires, shading threshold, Cesar Montano | Evening wRap

Jul 26, 2018 - 9:14 PM

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CNN reporter barred from White House event, drawing journalists' protests

Jul 26, 2018 - 9:33 AM

Blocking a credentialed White House reporter from an event open to all members of the media is highly unusual and possibly unprecedented

WHITE HOUSE. Then 'The Daily Caller' White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins (3rd R) asks a question during a press conference by US President Donald Trump and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the East Room of the White House on February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Fakta seputar 'rockstar dunia kuliner' Anthony Bourdain

Jun 08, 2018 - 8:32 PM

Rockstar dunia kuliner Anthony Bourdain ditemukan tewas gantung diri

BOURDAIN. Host Parts Unknown Anthony Bourdain meninggal dunia. Foto dari Twitter/Bourdain

Celebrity chef, food critic Anthony Bourdain dies

Jun 08, 2018 - 7:43 PM

(2nd UPDATE) A CNN statement says 'his love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much.'

ANTHONY BOURDAIN. The chef and host dies. Photo from Instagram.com/anthonybourdain

#25SecondsForPressFreedom: Journalists explain why press freedom matters

Apr 29, 2018 - 10:10 PM

In a UNESCO campaign for World Press Freedom Day, renowned journalists talk about the importance of press freedom in a democracy

Calida on SC order, Duque demands Sanofi refund,Trump on Kim | Evening wRap

Jan 12, 2018 - 8:34 PM

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Employees laid off from CNN Philippines

Jan 12, 2018 - 12:38 PM

Dozens of employees of the news network were told that they were employed only until February 10

LAYOFF. Employees are given a 'notice of rightsizing' on January 11 telling them their employment with the company will remain effective until February 10.

Duterte eyes Efren Peñaflorida to lead PCUP

Dec 16, 2017 - 10:34 AM

Efren Peñaflorida is the man hailed CNN Hero of the Year in 2009 for his efforts to educate kids in Metro Manila's slums

EDUCATING THE POOR. CNN Hero awardee Efren Peñaflorida speaks to media after a Kariton Klasrum culminating activity. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Trump slams 'vicious' media after erroneous reports on WikiLeaks, Russia

Dec 10, 2017 - 12:43 AM

A CNN report's timing is off by a single digit, leading US President Donald Trump to rail against the media for their reporting

TRUMP AND THE MEDIA. US President Donald Trump speaks to the press on August 12, 2017, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Azerbaijan blacklists U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain

Oct 26, 2017 - 9:26 PM

The foreign ministry spokesman says Bourdain 'has been put onto the persona non grata list for his disrespect of Azerbaijan's territorial integrity and sovereignty'

BLACKLIST. Chef Anthony Bourdain speaks onstage during the panel Anthony Bourdain talks with Patrick Radden Keefe at New York Society for Ethical Culture on October 7, 2017 in New York City. Photo by  Craig Barritt/Getty Images/AFP

Trillanes, Aguirre, PNP | Evening wRap

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:28 PM

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Trump's morning Twitter habit takes unfortunate turn

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:46 PM

Donald Trump retweets a message from a man who called him a fascist It took Trump about 20 minutes to delete it

TRUMP TWEETS. This file photo taken on August 8, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaking about North Korea at a meeting with administration officials at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

MVP open to selling his entire Inquirer stake

Jul 19, 2017 - 7:46 AM

This comes amid talks between Ramon Ang and the Rufino Prieto family for a majority stake in the Philippine Daily Inquirer

OPEN TO DIVEST. Manuel Pangilinan says he is willing to sell his Inquirer stake to Ramon Ang or anyone 'if the price is right.' Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Ramon Ang and his media interests

Jul 17, 2017 - 11:46 PM

The businessman wants a majority stake in the Philippine Daily Inquirer previously vied for GMA Network and reportedly has a stake in CNN Philippines

MEDIA INDUSTRY. Since 2012, tycoon Ramon Ang, in his personal capacity, has been talking to different major media companies for an acquisition deal. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Duterte, Pacquiao vs Horn, Trump | Midday wRap

Jul 03, 2017 - 1:15 PM

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Trump tweets video of him knocking down, beating 'CNN'

Jul 03, 2017 - 1:25 AM

It is a sad day when the president of the United States encourages violence against reporters says CNN slamming Trump for juvenile behavior

Trump tweets out against CNN, NBC, 'dumb as a rock' journalist

Jul 01, 2017 - 2:55 PM

UPDATED Journalist Mika Brzezinski and her fiancé and co host Joe Scarborough pen a Washington Post opinion piece titled Donald Trump is not well

PERSONAL ATTACK. This file photo taken on January 6, 2012 shows (L-R) Host Joe Scarborough and co-host Mika Brzezinski speaking onstage during the 'Morning Joe' panel during the NBCUniversal portion of the 2012 Winter TCA Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa in Pasadena, California.  File photo by Frederick M. Brown/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP

Pork barrel scam, CNN, Travel ban | Midday wRap

Jun 27, 2017 - 1:28 PM

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Journalists resign from CNN after story retraction

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:20 AM

CNN retracts a story on alleged ties between some Trump officials and a Russian bank leading to the resignation of 3 of its journalists

HQ. In this file photo, people sit outside of the CNN Center on November 29, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

CNN fires Kathy Griffin over decapitated Trump photo

Jun 01, 2017 - 10:20 AM

The comedian is fired after being photographed holding up a prop of US President Donald Trump s severed head

KATHY GRIFFIN. The comedian is fired after she releases a photo of herself holding up a severed head prop that looks like US President Donald Trump. Screengrab from Instagram/kathygriffin

White House restrictions on media trigger outcry

Feb 25, 2017 - 12:07 PM

UPDATED By restricting the access of certain media Donald Trump s White House takes things one step further triggering an outcry

BARRED. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on February 23, 2017 in the Washington, DC. File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

3 hal soal Alfito Deannova, pemandu debat terakhir Pilgub DKI

Feb 10, 2017 - 12:22 PM

KPU DKI menilai Alfito adalah sosok yang independen dan berpengalaman untuk memandu debat antar kandidat dalam Pilgub

PEMANDU DEBAT. Alfito Deannova Ginting terpilih oleh KPU DKI untuk memandu debat terakhir yang digelar pada Jumat, 10 Februari di auditorium Bidakara. Foto oleh Lia Wanadriani Santosa/ANTARA

The ranking that had Malacañang talking

Jan 26, 2017 - 11:01 AM

As the lunar new year arrives – the Year of the Rooster – on January 28 we take one last look at the Year of the Monkey 2016 and the rankings that perked up Malacañang

Underwater park, Trump, Pacquiao | Midday wRap

Jan 12, 2017 - 12:44 PM

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Trump lashes out over 'phony' Russia dossier claims

Jan 12, 2017 - 7:32 AM

UPDATED The focus of the hour long press conference – his first in 6 months – is firmly on the unsubstantiated claims that his aides colluded with the Kremlin to win the US election and that Russia has compromising information on Trump

MEET THE PRESS. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. This is Trump's first official news conference since the November elections. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Trump hit with claims Russia has compromising info on him

Jan 11, 2017 - 8:13 AM

3rd UPDATE Citing multiple unnamed US officials with direct knowledge of the meeting CNN says the intelligence chiefs presented a two page synopsis on the potential embarrassment for the incoming president

In this file photo, then Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump delivers remarks about the Affordable Care Act at the DoubleTree by Hilton November 1, 2016 in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. File photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

Melania Trump shrugs off husband's way with women

Oct 18, 2016 - 10:26 AM

Melania: I wonder if they even knew that the mic was on because they were kind of boy talk and he was led on like egged on from the host to say dirty and bad stuff

Duterte supporters rally behind him on social media

Sep 17, 2016 - 11:35 AM

A message circulating online says some groups want the international community to protest against the Duterte administration s war on drugs

Clinton regains firm lead on Trump after convention – polls

Aug 02, 2016 - 11:18 AM

Hillary Clinton got a support bounce of 4 to 7 percentage points after the Democratic National Convention and now holds a substantial lead over Donald Trump polls show

This combination of file photos shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton(L) on June 15, 2016 and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on June 13, 2016. AFP photos