Senate hearing on fake news
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LIVE: Senate hearing on fake news online

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:12 AM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

Senate hearing tackles blogs vs Bong Go on warships deal

Jan 30, 2018 - 6:15 PM

Centerlaw lawyer Gilbert Andres cautions against tagging 'political opinion' as 'fake news'

FAKE NEWS? Secretary Martin Andanar in a Senate hearing on January 30, 2018 singled out social media posts by blogger Jover Laurio on the controversial frigates deal of the Philippine Navy. Screenshot of Senate livestream of the hearing

Is it official gov't line to say VP Robredo is purveyor of fake news?

Jan 30, 2018 - 4:20 PM

(UPDATED) PCOO Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy tells senators it's just her opinion, but she is told public officials like her are expected to be more responsible with their speech

Poe: 'Bloggers are not above libel laws'

Jan 30, 2018 - 1:39 PM

'You cannot just attack a person without basis, and then hide behind the skirt of free expression,' says Senator Grace Poe at the second Senate hearing on fake news

SENATE HEARING ON FAKE NEWS. Senator Grace Poe presides the second Senate hearing on fake news on January 30, 2018. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

WATCH: 'Fake news' and the dilemma it has created

Jan 26, 2018 - 8:57 PM

UP professor Clarissa David explains the spread of disinformation and misinformation on social media, its impact online and offline, and the steps we can take to address it

DILEMMA OF 'FAKE NEWS'. UP professor Clarissa David talks about the dilemma brought by fake news. Screengrab from Rappler video

Thinking Pinoy didn't tell Senate he won consultancy at BCDA

Oct 05, 2017 - 2:09 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Based on a document downloaded by Rappler from a government website, blogger Rey Joseph Nieto clinched a P30,000 ($587) consultancy contract with BCDA

GOVERNMENT CONSULTANT. Blogger Rey Joseph Nieto, also known as Thinking Pinoy, didn't tell the Senate in a hearing on October 4, 2017, that he also won a consultant deal with the BCDA. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

‘DFA needs me more than I need them’ – Thinking Pinoy

Oct 04, 2017 - 9:40 PM

Pro-Duterte blogger Rey Joseph Nieto says the P12,000 he receives from the Department of Foreign Affairs, where he is consultant, is just a 'pittance'

DFA CONSULTANT. Pro-Duterte blogger Rey Joseph Nieto claims he receives a 'pittance' from the DFA so that he can 'lend' his platform to reach more overseas Filipino workers. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Asec or blogger? Choose only one, Nancy Binay tells Mocha Uson

Oct 04, 2017 - 3:13 PM

Senator Nancy Binay reminds Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson that all government officials are bound by the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees

Mocha Uson says rules on fairness don't apply to her

Oct 04, 2017 - 1:27 PM

'I'm a blogger, not a journalist,' Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson tells Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV, when he asks if she ever tried to get the side of people she has attacked in her blog

'I'M A BLOGGER'. Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson attends the Senate hearing on fake news on October 4, 2017. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Mocha Uson: 'Ako po ay biktima ng fake news'

Oct 04, 2017 - 11:43 AM

Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson says she attended the Senate hearing on fake news to support the campaign against spreading false information online

HEARING ON FAKE NEWS. Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson attends the Senate hearing on fake news on October 4, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler