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'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
The 6-month investigation found strong indications that police were outsourcing killings
Paolo Borrometi dedicates the prize to 3 journalists killed while working: Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, and Italy's Antonio Megalizzi and Giulio Regeni
23 fact-checking organizations from 17 countries work together to spot false and misleading claims during the international event
Tech entrepreneur Andrew Keen, Google's Irene Jay Liu, and Democracy & Disinformation consortium convenor John Nery discuss solutions to the 'crisis of democracy'
The fellowship program is in honor of the late Aries Rufo, an award-winning investigative journalist who exposed corruption and wrongdoing in the courts, the church, and the government
'But Saudi officials said the US didn't provide enough to conclude that the attack was launched from Iran, indicating the US information wasn't definitive,' the Wall Street Journal reports
The data shows 42% of the claims checked during the 2019 midterm elections come from the candidates themselves
Ko Swe Win receives the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award for 'building the quality and force of media's truth-telling' in Myanmar
Fact-checkers grapple with two separate issues causing unrest and disinformation in Indonesia right now: separatism protests and shifting of capital
China's foreign ministry says it 'strongly opposed some foreign reporters' malicious smears and attacks on China, and these kinds of journalists are not welcome'
For instance, 60 contracts entered into by the election body worth P2.58 billion did not have the needed documents that would ensure availability of funds, reports the PCIJ
A report by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism finds new ballot designs as one reason behind undervoting in the party-list race
Instagram users can now report suspicious posts shared across the photo and video-sharing platform
A right-wing politician claims that the founder of Teyit.org is the son of the leader of a far-left political organization
Rappler's #FactsMatterPH project, which focuses on fact-checking efforts and data-driven investigations on social media and disinformation with community engagement, is a finalist in the 2019 Gather Award in Engaged Journalism
At a time when online hate spreads like wildfire and affects public discourse on social media, Rappler news editor Miriam Grace Go urges students to amplify real voices online
The RSF delegation went to Riyadh in late April and urged Saudi authorities to release 30 journalists who it says are imprisoned in the kingdom for their work
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
Without a free and vibrant press, abuses of power go unchecked, corruption increases, and overreaching leaders can distort our democracies
One common question as intelligent technologies infiltrate various industries is how work and labor will be affected. In this case, who – or what – will do journalism in this AI-enhanced and automated world, and how will they do it?
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’
Three top Russian dailies publish the same front page in an unprecedented act of solidarity and defiance over the arrest of Ivan Golunov
A study published by the Center for International Media Assistance says that 15% of website cookies in the global south have no identifiable ownership
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'
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg do not attend the International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy, and Democracy despite being summoned by the Canadian Parliament
'What he is accused of doing is exactly what professional journalists do every day – seeking, receiving and publishing important information about our government,' says law professor Sonja West
'Please don’t accept the world as you see it today...What you report and how you fight for truth matters.... Dream of a better future. Then go and make it happen,' Rappler's Maria Ressa tells the class of 2019
Ressa was also presented the 2019 Columbia Journalism Award
Rappler's series of data stories on social media, disinformation, and democracy is shortlisted for Best data journalism team portfolio (Large newsroom)
These events are being organized against the backdrop of attacks on press freedom, which have escalated in the Philippines in recent months
According to Singapore’s draft law, ministers get to decide without any judicial review what online content is true or false simply if it offends them. Other countries may do the same
The NUJP says 'more than any administration since the unlamented Marcos dictatorship, never have freedom of the press and of expression been under siege as during the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte'
The Freedom for Media, Freedom for All Network says it has monitored at least 128 attacks and threats against members of the press since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office
On World Press Freedom Day, journalists point out that the government's own media apparatus gets huge funding from China
'This is not a time to bend and shrink,' says the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines on World Press Freedom Day
The job of a journalist takes place in a world that is drugged with online disinformation and where journalism is treated like a crime
Given his type of narcissism, one that blooms lustier and lustier with each live performance, we'd never know how far he would go with his indecencies
Bobi Tiglao used to understand that. And used to think it was a good thing.
A quick examination of the PCIJ website shows that a number of articles critical of former presidents Benigno Aquino III and Fidel Ramos were published
'A free and responsible media is fundamental to an open and democratic society,' says British Ambassador Daniel Pruce at a forum on press freedom and responsibility at the Ateneo de Manila University
Bookmark this page to watch Pahayag: A Forum on Media Freedom and Responsibility on Monday, April 29
Tordesillas says that 'if this is the kind of intelligence report that the President gets and bases his actions and policies on, the country is in big trouble'
The Pulitzer Prize is given to the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal for their separate investigations regarding Donald Trump and his family
The 'war for truth…is a war we cannot lose in democracies' like the Philippines, says Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa
'Currently, the trial is taking place and no settlement discussion had been or is discussed,' reads a statement posted on Salah Khashoggi's Twitter account
Vice President Leni Robredo says all government employees, regardless of position, are expected to be honest in declaring their wealth
While trust in traditional news services including radio and newspapers rated above 80% in both countries, trust in social media is lowest among all sources at 43% in the United States and 32% in Canada
A study by Reuters and Oxford focuses on Rappler, the Daily Maverick in South Africa, and The Quint in India