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The cultural, religious, socio-economic backgrounds of reporters shape the way they view the world – and in turn greatly impacts their perspective and how they report the stories
Studies show that people remember images long after the headlines have faded from memory. Every Friday, I will curate videos that may punch the gut, tug at the heart, or just simply bring you up to speed.
What turns our morning coffee time from a leisurely sip into a hurried slurp? What makes us stay so late in the newsroom that our dogs forget what we smell like? I’d like to share that with you every Wednesday.
Filipino fans can be the best but they can also be the worst critics of beauty queens
Being woke should emphasize how we understand a particular issue and then translate this to offline action
How can I explain to my nephew that Filipinos elected candidates who lied, stole money from the people, and whose backgrounds are questionable?
'I had to be invisible to be present'
Most people who follow the news noticed that there were at least 3 to 4 shootings happening every day.... I’m no longer watching impunity from a safe distance.
Bright spots in the poll results offer some rays of hope
Filipino voters are not 'bobo'. They are coming from a legitimate, deeply-rooted desire to see things change.
Mining, sustainable tourism, land use, energy are some of the issues
Let us manage some expectations: the 18th Congress will be filled with allies of President Rodrigo Duterte
Labor Win banks on the support of the workers, but they may not deliver
Your vote can protect a free and independent Philippine media
Another messiah, another mistake? One Rappler makes her case for why every single vote counts.
If all of us take a step towards the right direction, we can move the Philippines forward
There is no harm in attempting to bring back the culture of reading especially in the age of scrolling
All Rappler reporters, including provincial correspondents, have been barred from covering the President for an entire year. This sets a worrying precedent that threatens press freedom.
I turned to taekwondo to help me cope with bullying in high school. Now, it’s a high school boy’s tool of intimidation.
'Whatever form it takes, bullying all boils down to a struggle for power, to the need to feel dominant'
My friends said, 'Don't go home.' It was never an option. I would face these charges head-on.
There is still hope, despite the challenges thrown at us
It takes me less than two hours to find my wallet, thanks to the honesty and efficiency of the Japanese
That’s the person you need to mount campaign events that everyone – the crowd, the journalists, and larger public – will remember.
At first I didn't know my story. Two movies helped me get there: 'Never Not Love You,' starring James Reid and Nadine Lustre, and 'Crazy Rich Asians.'
It’s the stacking of retired military officers to top government posts that makes me pause and think
Now's the good time to take a look at Facebook. If you have to use it, then do so with purpose...or at least the realization that social media is using you as much as you are using it.
At the end of my journey with the Asian Institute of Management, I realized the world would be a better place if people would all have a solution-based approach to problems, or what we call 'design thinking'
The President is never going to change. Sexism, for him, is a default. It's time for us to recognize, if we haven't already, that this country has put machismo in power. But we can change this.
The government cannot just trample on press freedom and get away with it
The Kawilihan Village board of directors is taking a soft stance on catcalling incidents inside the subdivision
From the spot Jesus was born to the site of his crucifixion, here are 6 must-see places for Catholics
'I have come to understand that Adolf Hitler played a central role in German government. That is, the country’s current system was put in place to ensure in all ways possible that power would never again rest on one person'
Huge volumes of data fuel a seemingly 'never-ending' coverage of Philippine elections
To my fellow millennials who feel lost in life, hang in there. You're not alone.
Who is Vice President Jejomar Binay and what can he offer to Filipinos? Listen to at least two of his campaign speeches
As a reporter following presidential bet Grace Poe I could say that out of 10 speeches she would start 9 of them with a mention of her father the late action star Fernando Poe Jr
Rappler Natashya Gutierrez remembers how as an aspiring investigative reporter she learned from veteran journalist Aries Rufo
Rappler News Editor Miriam Grace Go writes on the persistence, courage, and sheer love of life exemplified by veteran investigative reporter Aries Rufo, who passed away Saturday at age 45
It was all a display of power by a church a government and a public that found its voice online