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Social media platforms urged to be 'better gatekeepers'

Dec 09, 2018 - 6:52 PM

Social media has its pros and cons – providing a platform for the marginalized, yet paving the way for others to abuse its vast space and wide reach

Malacañang to U.N. expert: Don't politicize tax case vs Rappler, Ressa

Dec 08, 2018 - 11:02 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the case against Rappler 'has absolutely nothing to do with the freedom of expression'

POLITICIZING? Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo hits UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye for 'politicizing' the tax evasion charges filed against Rappler Holdings Corporation and its president Maria Ressa. Panelo photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler, Kaye photo by Adem Altam/AFP

Sandiganbayan verdict on pork barrel scam: Bong Revilla not guilty | Midday wRap

Dec 07, 2018 - 2:14 PM

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Pasig court suspends arraignment of Maria Ressa

Dec 07, 2018 - 9:51 AM

(3rd UPDATE) 'What the court did today was to avoid a situation where there is hasty, malicious, and oppressive prosecution of innocent people,' says Rappler lawyer Francis Lim

Canada's foreign minister 'concerned' about Maria Ressa's safety, security

Dec 07, 2018 - 9:24 AM

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says, 'Canada remains deeply concerned for the security and safety' of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa in the Philippines

U.N. expert urges Philippines to drop charges against Rappler, Ressa

Dec 07, 2018 - 7:23 AM

David Kaye, United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, calls the charges 'a serious threat against independent and investigative journalism in the Philippines, and will have implications beyond its borders'

MARIA RESSA. Screenshot from Rappler video.

Rappler to Pasig court: Tax charges ‘clear case of persecution’

Dec 06, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Maria Ressa is scheduled to be arraigned before the Pasig Regional Trial Court on Friday, December 7

PASIG CASE. Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa post bail for tax evasion charges at the Makati RTC on December 3, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte: I use marijuana to stay awake | evening wRap

Dec 03, 2018 - 9:24 PM

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Arrest warrant vs Ressa shows gov’t using law to 'bludgeon' truth

Dec 03, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Key opposition figures say the Duterte government continues to harass news organizations whose reporting it dislikes

HOLD THE LINE. Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa posts bail for tax evasion charges at the Pasig RTC on December 3, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Maria Ressa posts bail for tax case at Pasig court | Midday wRap

Dec 03, 2018 - 3:36 PM

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Malacañang says Duterte not behind Rappler tax cases

Dec 03, 2018 - 2:50 PM

Rappler CEO posts bail on Monday in one of the 5 cases filed by the government, which insists investments received by Rappler are income that should be taxed

SALVADOR PANELO. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo during a press conference on December 3, 2018. Screenshot from livestream.

DOCUMENT: Arrest warrant for Maria Ressa in tax case

Dec 03, 2018 - 1:40 PM

Dated November 28, 2018, the warrant is signed by Judge Danilo Buemio and transmitted to the station commander of the Pasig City Police Station

BAIL. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa posts bail on Monday, December 3, 2018, at Pasig RTC Branch 265 after an arrest warrant is issued against her. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Maria Ressa posts bail for tax case at Pasig court

Dec 03, 2018 - 12:43 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The case at the Pasig court is just one of the 5 tax cases the Department of Justice has filed against Rappler Holdings Corporation and its president Maria Ressa

POSTING BAIL. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa prepares to post bail at Pasig RTC 265. Photo by Glenda Gloria/Rappler

Maria Ressa back in PH: Don’t let the gov’t cross the line

Dec 03, 2018 - 1:02 AM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says 'arresting Maria will send a clear signal that the country’s democracy is fast receding under a feckless administration that cannot abide criticism and free expression'

UNFAZED. Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

[WATCH] Chatham House Prize 2018: The Committee to Protect Journalists

Dec 02, 2018 - 9:40 AM

The Committee to Protect Journalists is awarded the 2018 Chatham House Prize in recognition of its efforts to defend the right of journalists to work without fear

TRY

Dec 02, 2018 - 12:58 AM

Why do we persist? Because we must.

Drop 'politically motivated' criminal charges vs Rappler, Maria Ressa

Dec 01, 2018 - 10:35 AM

'This attempt to silence a highly regarded news website is just the latest example of the administration’s contempt for free and vibrant news media,' says Human Rights Watch Asia Director Brad Adams

UNDER THREAT. The Philippine government under President Rodrigo Duterte has filed mutiple tax cases against Rappler Holdings and its president Maria Ressa, acts deemed by human rights groups as an attack on press freedom. File Photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

Media, human rights groups slam latest tax cases vs Rappler

Nov 30, 2018 - 12:56 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'The mounting tax charges against Rappler are a blatant form of legal harassment,' says the Committee to Protect Journalists

'LEGAL HARASSMENT.' Groups slam the latest tax cases filed against Rappler Holdings Corporation and Maria Ressa. Screenshot from Rappler video.

WATCH: Sheila Coronel introduces Maria Ressa at the CPJ 2018 awards

Nov 29, 2018 - 11:16 PM

"Maria and her team are a shining example of principled resistance to the erosion of democratic norms."

Court verdict: Kian delos Santos helplessly killed | Evening wRap

Nov 29, 2018 - 10:15 PM

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DOJ files yet another tax case vs Maria Ressa, Rappler Holdings in Pasig court

Nov 29, 2018 - 5:49 PM

Aside from a case before the Court of Tax Appeals, the justice department files another tax charge at the Pasig Regional Trial Court

CHARGES. Rappler Holdings Corporation and Maria Ressa face another tax case at a separate court in Pasig over the companys Philippine Depositary Receipts (PDRs). Screenshot from Rappler video

Maria Ressa, Rappler Holdings charged in court for alleged tax evasion

Nov 29, 2018 - 5:11 PM

Rappler lawyers question the hasty filing of the charges in court, noting that the justice department has not acted on their motion for reconsideration

In this file photo, Maria Ressa is at the DOJ to file counter-affidavit on tax evasion charges on May 7, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Palace: Gov't to release 'all pertinent information' on Xi state visit | Evening wRap

Nov 21, 2018 - 8:57 PM

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NDI, Albright denounce PH government's tax case vs Rappler

Nov 21, 2018 - 3:07 PM

'Democracy cannot live without the freedom of the press. The brave work of independent media is necessary to protect the truth and defend democratic discourse,' says National Democratic Institute Chairman Madeleine Albright

Albright file photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock.com

Maria Ressa receives CPJ's press freedom award

Nov 21, 2018 - 12:02 PM

'We need to continue reporting without fear or favor,' Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa says after accepting the Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award in New York City

PRESS FREEDOM. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa receives the 2018 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award from the Committee to Protect Journalists. Screenshot courtesy of CPJ

LIVE: CPJ International Press Freedom Awards 2018

Nov 21, 2018 - 8:55 AM

Watch the CPJ International Press Freedom Awards live on Rappler

DOJ indicts Rappler Holdings, Maria Ressa for tax evasion

Nov 09, 2018 - 6:23 PM

(4th UPDATE) The tax evasion case stems from an earlier finding that Rappler's Philippine Depositary Receipts amounted to foreign ownership, a supposed defect which the Court of Appeals said was already cured

INDICTED. The Department of Justice indicts Rappler Holdings for tax evasion.

Maria Ressa receives journalism award, appeals to tech giants, government officials

Nov 09, 2018 - 1:17 PM

'Consider making the same tough business decisions our little company made to protect the public sphere and to ensure democracy survives,' Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa says after accepting the Knight International Journalism Award in Washington, DC

Maria Ressa receives the 2018 Knight International Journalism Award in Washington, DC. Screenshots courtesy of ICFJ

Rappler Talk: Peter Pomerantsev on Facebook, truth, and the crisis of democracy

Jul 30, 2018 - 4:16 PM

Maria Ressa talks to Peter Pomerantsev about the weaponization of social media

Maria Ressa in 'Civil Council' of blockchain-powered news platform

Jul 20, 2018 - 8:59 AM

Civil is a journalism platform that aims to reignite connection between readers and journalists and fix the ad-driven business model

File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler


[OPINION] Brave New World

Jul 16, 2018 - 9:51 AM

Starting on July 23, I’ll share some of what’s important to me personally, developments here and around the world that we should be keeping track of. It is my attempt to understand the world today.

Rappler story on incest rape recognized in SOPA 2018 awards

Jun 14, 2018 - 9:50 PM

Southeast Asia correspondent Natashya Gutierrez's piece wins under the Excellence in Reporting on Women's Issues category of the Society of Publishers in Asia 2018 Awards for Editorial Excellence

HONORABLE MENTION. Rappler journalist Natashya Gutierrez accepts her award. Photo from SOPA

#TheWrap: Videos to watch this week, June 3-9, 2018

Jun 10, 2018 - 12:19 PM

Here are the must-watch videos this week!

Firearms for prosecutors, Ressa wins Golden Pen, New Spain PM on pro-EU government | Midday wRap

Jun 07, 2018 - 1:53 PM

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FULL TEXT: World Editors Forum head on Maria Ressa's Golden Pen of Freedom

Jun 07, 2018 - 12:25 PM

World Editors Forum president David Callaway delivers a speech introducing Maria Ressa, recipient of the Golden Pen of Freedom Award handed by WAN-IFRA

PRESS FREEDOM. Rappler executive editor and CEO Maria Ressa is this year's recipient of WAN-IFRA's Golden Pen of Freedom Award. Rappler file photo

FULL TEXT: Maria Ressa accepts WAN-IFRA Golden Pen of Freedom

Jun 07, 2018 - 1:30 AM

'My name is Maria Ressa. We are Rappler, and we will hold the line.'

PRESS FREEDOM. Rappler executive editor and CEO Maria Ressa is this year's recipient of WAN-IFRA's Golden Pen of Freedom award. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte on women, Rappler’s awards, Weinstein surrenders | Evening wRap

May 25, 2018 - 8:14 PM

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Rappler CEO Maria Ressa wins 2018 Knight International Journalism Award

May 25, 2018 - 3:04 PM

Aside from Ressa, the other Knight International Journalism Awards winner is Joseph Poliszuk, who reports on high-level corruption in the midst of Venezuela's economic collapse

LIVE: World Movement for Democracy 9th Global Assembly

May 09, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Rappler will be livestreaming select sessions from Dakar, Senegal

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 8, 2018

May 08, 2018 - 11:47 AM

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Rappler hits BIR for 'selective justice' in tax evasion case

May 07, 2018 - 11:12 AM

(UPDATED) Rappler Holdings Corporation and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa file a joint counter-affidavit at the DOJ in relation to the P133-million tax evasion complaint filed by the BIR

TAX CASE. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa appears at the Department of Justice on May 7, 2018, to file her counter-affidavit in a tax evasion case. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

#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

Malacañang on Fox, Petition against Boracay closure, Ressa on cyber libel complaint | Evening wRap

Apr 25, 2018 - 9:58 PM

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Cyber libel charges 'unfounded' – Rappler's Maria Ressa

Apr 25, 2018 - 3:52 PM

'The allegations against me are baffling and unfounded,' says Rappler CEO Maria Ressa in her counter-affidavit filed with the DOJ on her behalf by her lawyers

COUNTER-AFFIDAVIT. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa on April 24, 2018, swears to the truthfulness of the counter-affidavit that her lawyers will file on her behalf the next day. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Rappler's Maria Ressa to appear at DOJ May 7 on tax case

Apr 24, 2018 - 9:01 PM

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is represented by her lawyers at the justice department in response to a subpoena over the tax evasion complaint filed by the BIR

RAPPLER CASES. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa grants an interview with reporters on April 24, 2018, after appearing at the Department of Justice in relation to a separate cyber libel complaint. hoto by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rappler's Maria Ressa appears at DOJ over cyber libel complaint

Apr 24, 2018 - 4:16 PM

(UPDATED) Rappler CEO Maria Ressa appears before Department of Justice prosecutors a day ahead of the filing of her counter-affidavit, as she would be in Seoul on Wednesday to participate in a forum on the state of press freedom around the world

RAPPLER CEO. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa appears before the Department of Justice on April 24, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

TIMELINE: Tracing BIR's tax complaint against Rappler Holdings

Apr 17, 2018 - 6:50 PM

Here's a timeline of events surrounding the Bureau of Internal Revenue's tax evasion complaint against Rappler

HASTENED? In just 3 days after BIR asked Rappler for tax documents, BIR announced via a press release that it filed a tax evasion complaint against Rappler Holdings. Photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

DOJ on Rappler, Evasco on Aquino, Reuters team wins Pulitzer | Midday wRap

Apr 17, 2018 - 1:39 PM

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DOJ summons Maria Ressa over Rappler tax evasion case

Apr 17, 2018 - 10:46 AM

(UPDATED) The subpoena directs Rappler president Maria Ressa and treasurer James Bitanga to submit their counter-affidavit as the BIR accuses them of tax evasion – a claim they contest

SUMMONED BY BIR. The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) summons Rappler CEO Maria Ressa over the tax evasion complaint filed against Rappler Holdings Corporation. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

FACT CHECK: Maria Ressa is not FOCAP president

Apr 13, 2018 - 7:32 PM

Rappler is not a foreign media outlet, and therefore does not have to seek accreditation with the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines