Rappler's latest stories on Maria Ressa
'In Maria Ressa’s tweet was a key to progress on gender issues – the recognition that authentic empowerment of one gender cannot exist at the expense of another'
Time’s ‘100 Women of the Year’ puts the spotlight on ‘influential women who were often overshadowed’
Have you ever been told to 'be objective,' or that you're 'too biased in your political views'?
Judge Rainelda Estacio-Montesa finishes trial in just around 8 months – in what could be the quickest libel trial in recent history
Maria Ressa joins the United Nations, the Religions for Peace International, Dutch journalist Sander de Kramer, and Palermo, Sicily Mayor Leoluca Orlando as awardees
Young student-artists from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde's Fashion Design and Merchandising program put a spotlight on the 3 women for fighting for their rights and freedom
Ressa believes 2020 will be a decisive year for media and journalism both in the Philippines and around the world
'We are your dystopian future. If we don’t fix this information ecosystem, if information warfare continues, we are being manipulated,' says Maria Ressa
‘The film takes place in the Philippines but its central conflict, as you may imagine, reverberates far beyond that country’s border’
‘The tech platforms are saying ‘We don’t know what to do, or we're doing our best,’ but it's not enough,’ says Maria Ressa
'There is an easy and honorable way forward,' says Senator Richard Durbin as he reiterates his call to release Senator Leila de Lima or ensure her a fair trial
United States Senator Patrick Leahy vows to continue standing up for human rights in the Philippines after President Rodrigo Duterte bars him from entering the country
Judge Rainelda Estacio Montesa sustains the objection of Rappler counsel that the prosecution cannot ask for the source of its confidential information
In insisting Ressa was not involved at all in the story, Rappler editor Chay Hofileña says the CEO does not exercise unilateral editorial control in the newsroom. 'She gets vetoed because we are a democratic organization.'
The Philippines' top diplomat cites the 'separation of powers and the independence of nations' as he hits the US foreign relations committee resolution citing the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act
(UPDATED) The US travel ban and the freezing of assets would cover Philippine officials and security forces responsible for extrajudicial killings and the detention of Senator Leila de Lima
(UPDATED) Images of the Rappler CEO and other Filipinas like Cory Aquino, Lea Salonga, and Lidy Nacpil are projected on screen as the band performs 'Ultra Violet'
'A Thousand Cuts' trails Rappler’s Maria Ressa and zooms in on the Philippines, where ‘the worldwide erosion of democracy, fueled by social media disinformation campaigns' is 'starkly evident'
'Maria is speaking truth to power. She is holding up the ceiling for others. If it comes crashing down, I will do all I can to get her out,' writes international law and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney
Judge Rainelda Estacio-Montesa denies Ressa's demurrer to evidence and says Rappler's assertions are better heard in a full-blown trial
When autocrats 'try to silence journalists, they will hear from all of us,' Amal Clooney says as she presents the Sergei Magnitsky Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalist to Maria Ressa
Rappler argues that BIR's own witnesses admit this is the first time that a holding company that issued PDRs is being categorized as a 'securities dealer'
Lawyer and former Ateneo School of Government Dean Tony La Viña joins Rappler Inc's 2019 Board of Directors
A new world order is emerging where a social media platform like Facebook is king. And who checks Facebook? No one.
Rappler, its CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa, and former researcher Reynaldo Santos Jr file a demurrer with Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 46
(UPDATED) 'For the next generation, the battle is going to be the battle for truth,' says Rappler CEO Maria Ressa
(UPDATED) The Pasig RTC Branch 159 says prosecutors violated Maria Ressa and the other board members' rights to due process
Great teachers who shape our values, our sense of right and wrong, will always be with us
Rappler has 10 days to file its demurrer to evidence, after which William Keng's lawyers would have 10 days to reply. The case has progressed expediently so far.
‘This is an existential moment in time, where, if we don’t take the right steps forward, democracy as we know it is dead’
'If we don't take the right steps forward, democracy as we know it is dead,' says Rappler CEO Maria Ressa at the 2019 Global Investigative Journalism Conference
Rappler objects to the demand, saying that the charge sheet does not contain damages being sought
'Maria Ressa is a Filipino journalist who stands at 5’2” but stands taller than so many of us in her courage and personal sacrifice for the cause of telling the truth,' says Amal Clooney in her speech
'She has been lauded throughout the world for her journalism and for her part in supporting press freedom and tackling disinformation campaigns,' says the Reuters Institute
Wylie says the Philippines and other countries in the global south were perfect places for Cambridge Analytica to experiment with tactics and technology
The US-based Society of Professional Journalists honors Ressa, Terry Anderson, Nick Ut, and Jamal Khashoggi for their courage and contribution to the profession
The Society of Professional Journalists honors Maria Ressa, Terry Anderson, Nick Ut, and the late Jamal Khashoggi for their 'extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism'
The prosecution presents letters from PDEA clearing Wilfredo Keng of drug records
'Even as we see what's being destroyed around us, remember: we are creating the future now,' says Rappler CEO Maria Ressa in a speech at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health Commencement Ceremonies
Four reasons why the Global Media Freedom Conference may mark 'the beginning of an era of change' to protect journalists and democracy
A witness testifies to have read the article – a testimony that may seem trivial but is a requisite to proving an element of the crime
'Journalists who expose abuses face arrest while those who commit the abuses do so with impunity,' says international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney
'If we act together we can shine a spotlight on abuses and impose a diplomatic price on those who would harm journalists or lock them up for doing their jobs,' says British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt
'If you value democracy you need to realize it can’t function without journalism. It’s the lifeline of democracy.... We need more courageous investors in the media space,' says Nienke Venema of Stichting Demacratie en Media
As international lawyers, they will look into how best to protect her and Rappler under international laws
The collaboration will see the coming together of two publishers with a shared belief in holding power to account through original, fact based, and investigative storytelling
No settlement is reached between Rappler and complainant Wilfredo Keng
'I Rise' highlights the universal spirit of protests and the humanity behind social justice movements around the world, including the Philippines' defense of press freedom and the cases against Maria Ressa
Washington Post executive editor Martin Baron, also an awardee at the Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards Gala in Toronto, asks journalists to stand beside Ressa ‘every step of the way’
The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Center at Stanford University honors veteran journalists who 'contributed greater understanding of Asia through outstanding reporting on critical issues affecting the region'