Maria Ressa

LIVE: Closing Spaces – How do media and civil society fight back?

Nov 16, 2017 - 5:58 PM

Watch the livestream of this debate seminar in Copenhagen about journalism, democracy, and human rights

Madeleine Albright says fake news 'damaging to democracy'

Nov 03, 2017 - 7:14 PM

[EXCLUSIVE] 'I do think it's terrible when people don't know what the truth is,' former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright tells Rappler's Maria Ressa

EX-TOP DIPLOMAT. Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright looks on during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on 'The Road Ahead: US Interests, Values, and the American People' on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on March 30, 2017. File photo by AFP

Rappler receives NDI's Democracy Award

Nov 03, 2017 - 11:03 AM

In her speech, Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa talks about how the excuse of free speech is 'being used to stifle free speech' today

DEMOCRACY AWARD. Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa shakes hands with National Democratic Institute chair Madeleine Albright, the 64th US secretary of state, the first woman to become America's top diplomat. Screenshot from NDI

WATCH: ASEAN Leaders Forum 2017 with Mahathir Mohamad and Fidel Ramos

Oct 25, 2017 - 8:12 PM

Two of the most influential ASEAN leaders talked about their achievements, leadership, and insights during a forum moderated by Rappler's Maria Ressa

HIGHLIGHTS: Issues mentioned in SONA 2017

Jul 25, 2017 - 10:13 AM

Rappler compiles the following highlights of President Rodrigo Duterte s second State of the Nation Address

SONA 2017. President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) before members of Congress on July 24, 2017. Malacañang photo

Rappler Talk: Raffy Alunan on Resorts World Manila attack and terrorism

Jun 02, 2017 - 6:42 PM

What does the attack on Resorts World Manila mean? Is it really a robbery attempt or a terrorist attack?

Agenda, speakers for #ThinkPH 2017

May 30, 2017 - 2:37 PM

Regional tech consultants social media influencers and digital entrepreneurs will headline our annual tech summit on July 15 at the SMX Convention Center Don’t miss it

Rappler Talk: Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on diplomacy in a changing world

Mar 17, 2017 - 2:35 PM

Foreign Minister Bishop also talks about technology women empowerment and the rise of strongmen

Robredo counts on sectoral members for LP strength amid 'culture of fear'

Mar 09, 2017 - 4:39 PM

We will have a very difficult time convincing most of the politician members of the party to make their voices heard to try to be game changers says Vice President Leni Robredo of the once ruling Liberal Party

SAFE LP. Vice President Leni Robredo said many of their members are scared to voice out their opinions that are against the policies of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Successful Filipinos find their way home, make an impact

Mar 03, 2017 - 11:55 AM

The Aguhon Awards recognizes Filipino men and women who are based in their home countries creating an impact that ripples throughout Asia

[WATCH] 2016: Change is here

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:26 AM

From the 2016 Duterte election win the war on drugs the weaponization of the internet Trump’s victory and Manila’s shift from U S to China — it was a year that turned traditional politics upside down Watch Rappler s 2016 yearender

[WATCH] Duterte: The Wartime President

Dec 30, 2016 - 10:15 AM

Watch the interview with President Rodrigo Duterte and get a preview of the political landscape in 2017

Media literacy in schools needed vs social media abuse

Oct 18, 2016 - 7:36 PM

With an ever changing medium professionals and experts highlight the need to have media literacy classes as early as grade school

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

LIVE: Senate education committee hearing on sex, drugs, and trolls

Oct 18, 2016 - 1:29 PM

Watch the hearing on Rappler

#NotOnMyWatch Cebu: Improper use of time, money is corruption

Oct 14, 2016 - 6:56 PM

Local leaders and public officials ask Cebuanos to be more proactive in fighting corruption

#NOTONMYWATCH. Rappler went to University of Southern Philippines Foundation in Cebu City as part of the #NotOnMyWatch caravan. Photo by Raisa Serafica/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Eric Alberto on technology, development, and the future

Sep 23, 2016 - 8:42 PM

Eric Alberto talks about how the digital revolution reflects mankind s most basic instinct – survival

Caritas and MovePH partner to tell stories of hope and resilience

Sep 14, 2016 - 11:47 AM

The humanitarian and development arm of the Catholic Church in the Philippines partners with the civic engagement arm of Rappler

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT. Caritas Philippines Executive Secretary Fr. Edu Gariguez and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa pose with representatives from Caritas and MovePH. Photo by Caritas Philippines

Big businesses must be ready to 'radically change' to survive

Sep 11, 2016 - 3:46 PM

In a future where cars drive themselves how does a company like BMW which engineers The Ultimate Driving Machine stay relevant? Embrace change even if it challenges company tradition advises Salim Ismail of Singularity University

RETOOLING. Rapid technological innovation is forcing the evolution of traditional product categories, pressuring brands to rethink their ways of living, and their ethos. Photo by Juni Kriswanto/AFP

DLSU CommCon 2.0: How stories, communities can spark change

Aug 01, 2016 - 3:34 PM

The narrative of a story really changes as more people get involved with it You don’t even attempt to contain it it gains a life of its own…so how it is framed and received is critical

STORYTELLING. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa talks about how communities and creative storytelling can change the status quo. Photo by Janelle Paris/ Rappler

#ThinkPH 2016: The future is here, now

Jul 22, 2016 - 8:27 PM

Digital experts make fearless predictions on technology society and humanity

#ThinkPH: Country has to solve ‘real world' problems first

Jul 21, 2016 - 8:17 PM

Not every place is Silicon Valley and innovating in developing nations such as the Philippines can be messy say experts at Rappler s ThinkPH event

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Rappler CEO among new board members of Global Editors Network

Jun 24, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Maria Ressa joins 3 new board members of GEN an organization that tackles and fosters innovation in the newsroom and beyond

Rappler reaches more Filipinos using Facebook's Free Basics

Apr 14, 2016 - 5:53 PM

Free Basics is part of the Internet org by Facebook initiative

#OpenRoads: Elect leaders who aren't corrupt – COA

Apr 12, 2016 - 8:02 PM

It is important to have a regime where the leader is not corrupt and most importantly is perceived not to be corrupt COA chairperson Michael Aguinaldo says

Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Can you insulate road projects from politics? #OpenRoads

Apr 05, 2016 - 10:17 AM

With barely a month left before the elections will voters choose leaders who listen to the needs of their constituents are transparent and capable of long term planning or those with empty promises?

WATCH: Digital communications as tools for climate action

Mar 16, 2016 - 1:35 PM

This session of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps training will teach the fundamentals on participating collaborating and partnering online

PANEL DISCUSSION. Philippine Red Cross secretary general Gwen Pang, e-Bayanihan lead developer John Noel Victorino, Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation communications officer Migel Estoque, MovePH director Zak Yuson, and MovePH editor Voltaire Tupaz discuss online and onground platforms for climate action. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Twitter connects to PH with #BuhayTwitter

Feb 20, 2016 - 4:04 PM

You love Twitter and we’re here to tell you that we love you back Twitter Asia Pacific and Middle East vice president Rishi Jaitly tells the Philippines

Rappler, Sun.Star partner for 2016 elections

Feb 05, 2016 - 5:42 PM

Both organizations will share content information and access to each others communities among other resources

ELECTION PARTNERS. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa (seated, left) signs the partnership agreement with Sun.Star President Julius G Neri Jr. With them are (L-R) Ryan Macasero, Rappler correspondent; Sun.Star editor-in-chief Nini Cabaero and editor-in-chief for print edition Isolde Amante; Rappler news editor Gigi Go; and Rappler Investigative News Head Chay Hofileña. Photo by Chay Hofileña/Rappler

Laguna youth on #PHVote: ‘We will not sell our vote’

Feb 01, 2016 - 10:18 PM

Students from Laguna province take the PHVote Challenge promising that they will choose the right leaders in the coming elections

YOUTH VOTE. Rappler CEO and Executive Editor challenges more than 2,000 students of Laguna State Polytechnic University - Siniloan Campus to exercise their right to vote responsibly. Photo by Misael Ramos/ The Baybay Granary/ Rappler

Experts warn PH: Don’t underestimate ISIS

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:53 PM

Exclusive: In the age of ISIS and lone wolf attacks is it even helpful to distinguish between what are ISIS directed and ISIS inspired activities?

ISIS to declare a province in Mindanao?

Jan 10, 2016 - 3:00 PM

EXCLUSIVE: New video released on January 4 2016 shows consolidation of extremist groups pledging allegiance to ISIS in the Philippines

Purpose powered by knowledge: Globe, Rappler launch #PHVote partnership

Dec 07, 2015 - 12:48 PM

In the coming months the telco provider will power PHVote Rappler’s ongoing campaign for the 2016 Philippine elections

Rappler partners with Globe Telecom for #PHVote

Dec 04, 2015 - 10:38 PM

Rappler and Globe are brands that symbolize the future of the Philippines says Globe chairperson Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala

WATCH: Rappler, Globe launch #PHVote partnership

Dec 04, 2015 - 3:10 PM

Globe will be Rappler s official telco partner for the PHvote campaign which is focused on helping Filipinos make informed and better decisions leading to the 2016 elections

CHANGE THE WORLD. 'Social media is just your physical social network without the boundaries of time and space... If we can collectively act, we can change the world,' Rappler's Maria Ressa. In the photo (L-R) Ressa, Globe's Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, and Globe's Ernest Cu

IN PHOTOS: Alden, Maja, Toni, more at the PMPC Star Awards for Television 2015

Dec 04, 2015 - 2:47 PM

See photos from the awards night here

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa gets lifetime achievement award at PMPC Star Awards

Dec 03, 2015 - 9:02 PM

Maria Ressa whose experience spans decades and all forms of journalism receives the Excellence in Broadcasting Lifetime Achievement award

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

APEC SME Summit 2015: Lessons from Xurpas, Rappler

Nov 17, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Even with limited resources online startups can be successful with the right people and a creative approach to solving problems

TECH LESSONS. Xurpas CEO Nix Nolledo and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa answer questions from TV broadcaster Karen Davila. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: APEC Business Coalition Anti-Corruption Agenda

Nov 17, 2015 - 6:24 PM

Corruption continues to plague markets around the world and is estimated to cost the global economy approximately 1 Trillion annually

LIVE BLOG: Social Media for Social Good - #AyoIndonesia #AyoBandung

Nov 12, 2015 - 7:49 AM

Social Media for Social Good Ayo Indonesia Ayo Bandung diselenggarakan pada Kamis 12 November di Bandung

Davao takes the #PHvote challenge using social media

Oct 23, 2015 - 10:05 PM

Election forum PHVoteChallenge: Davao s TheLeaderIWant emphasizes the power of social media to empower the Filipino youth in choosing the leaders the country deserves

#PHVote Challenge goes to Davao City

Oct 10, 2015 - 2:54 PM

PHVoteChallenge: Davao s TheLeaderIWant is set to be held on Friday October 23 at the Philippine Women s College of Davao

HIGHLIGHTS Indonesia +SocialGood: The Social Good Summit in Jakarta

Sep 28, 2015 - 8:51 AM

Join the discussions via Twitter Use the hashtags 2030NOW 2030saya

AGENDA Indonesia + SocialGood: The Social Good Summit Jakarta #2030NOW #2030saya

Sep 27, 2015 - 6:45 PM

Agenda acara Indonesia SocialGood The Social Good Summit in Jakarta: 2030NOW 2030saya

Empowered netizens can create social change – Ressa

Sep 26, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Rappler s CEO says each person has the potential to reduce poverty improve healthcare and solve other complex problems with the help of the Internet and social media

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa talks about technology and development during the 2015 Social Good Summit. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Lea Salonga on art, technology, and leadership

Aug 10, 2015 - 1:29 PM

Salonga talks about the wealth of world class talent in the Philippines taking a stand for what she believes is right and her thoughts on the leader this country should have

Chief Justice Sereno: Setting limits to power

Jul 19, 2015 - 3:30 PM

In an exclusive interview with Rappler Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno talks about her personal paradigm for power and her plans to lead the reform of the judiciary

Rappler and UNDP to work together for 'social good'

Jul 19, 2015 - 3:10 PM

Rappler and the United Nations Development Programme UNDP agree to work together on a series of initiatives that will fuse innovation social media and technology for development

COOPERATION. UNDP Country Director Titon Mitra and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that aims to increase social civic engagement for development. All photos by Frances Saycon/Rappler

How to use social media when the Big One hits Metro Manila

Jul 17, 2015 - 5:48 PM

MMDA encourages LGUs public to plot reports before and during the drill using MMShakeDrill

Rappler Talk: The 2015 Move Awards

Jul 16, 2015 - 10:57 AM

Have you met someone who inspires you to change the world? Nominate them for Rappler’s Move Awards

Power play in the South China Sea

Jul 08, 2015 - 2:42 PM

The world is watching It s the next step in the geopolitical calculus of power that includes the world s hot spots from Crimea Syria and the South China Sea