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Grab partners with Microsoft for digital literacy initiative

Sep 26, 2019 - 5:52 PM

The partnership is meant to upskill millions of Southeast Asians for the new digital economy

GRAB FOR GOOD. Grab announces a digital literacy initiative with Microsoft as part of its Grab for Good program. Photo by Kyle Chua

[OPINION] Best way to educate students on social media is through social media

Jun 26, 2019 - 9:25 AM

As the need for digital media literacy is on the rise, DepEd’s suggestion to ban social media in class projects is a backslide

Facebook’s digital literacy program comes to the Philippines

Apr 23, 2019 - 11:54 AM

Facebook's We Think Digital campaign comes to the Philippines as Digital Tayo

Image from Facebook Digital Tayo webpage


WATCH: Say what? Don't be fooled by false quotes – here's how

Apr 05, 2019 - 4:21 PM

Not all quotes on the web are correctly attributed – here's how you can tell fact from fiction

How digital media and disinformation affect democracy

Feb 07, 2019 - 5:50 PM

News, analysis, and investigations to understand the role of media and information technologies in democracies

EXCLUSIVE: Russian disinformation system influences PH social media

Jan 22, 2019 - 11:56 AM

(UPDATED) Facebook takes down pages linked to the disinformation network

[OPINION] What's the right thing to do? #DeleteFacebook

Jan 15, 2019 - 11:30 AM

Facebook will not change unless we change

WATCH: Don't let 'experts' online fool you: Here's how

Dec 24, 2018 - 3:42 PM

Rappler reviews the 2018 headlines of The Daily Sentry, a website known for publishing false or misleading claims, to see how disinformation can spread through the abuse of the label 'expert'

How individuals, groups came together to fight lies in 2018

Dec 23, 2018 - 5:10 PM

As online disinformation becomes widespread, media groups collaborate toward fighting disinformation, improving media literacy, and protecting press freedom

'Boys will be boys': Locker room talk and online harassment

Dec 15, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Online spaces have made the locker rooms bigger – and more sinister

Fake news, real women: Disinformation gone macho

Dec 15, 2018 - 9:52 AM

When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head

[OPINION] A new weapon against press freedom in the Philippines

Dec 06, 2018 - 11:53 AM

Rappler is doing its job – and that’s why it has become a favorite target of the Duterte government

 HOLD THE LINE. Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa posts bail for tax evasion charges at the Pasig Regional Trial Court on December 3, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

WATCH: How to check if a report is a hoax

Nov 07, 2018 - 2:54 PM

Here's what you should look out for when reading news on the internet

WATCH: How to fact-check reports during disasters

Oct 28, 2018 - 7:30 PM

How do you know if an article or tweet sharing disaster-related information is true?

Tip of the iceberg: Tracing the network of spammy pages in Facebook takedown

Oct 27, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Many of the pages in these networks have shared false or misleading articles

Did you know that some PH cities have more Facebook users than actual population?

Oct 26, 2018 - 1:14 PM

Iloilo City has the highest number of Facebook users with 223.22%-334.83% of the population actively using the social media platform monthly, followed by Cebu City

[OPINION] Duterte Year 2 and blunders galore on social media

Jun 30, 2018 - 11:00 AM

The administration's social media blunders are worth calling out because they are symptoms of a much bigger problem that's persistent in the other aspects of Duterte's presidency

Philippine media under attack: Press freedom after 2 years of Duterte

Jun 29, 2018 - 10:05 PM

(UPDATED) As the President enters his second year, we look back at the attacks that journalists have had to endure

‘Journalism, F*ke News and Disinformation’: Fighting back is now mission critical

Jun 09, 2018 - 4:36 PM

Journalists need to ramp up their coverage of disinformation actors, even outside of election periods. They can partner with others, including communities, in combating pollution of the information environment.

Media Freedom: Much more than just the media’s problem

May 08, 2018 - 12:52 PM

From Cambodia and Myanmar to the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia, countries are facing challenges that are a mix of the usual ones such as hostile action from governments and the use of laws and the courts to limit space for media

Did Cambridge Analytica use Filipinos' Facebook data to help Duterte win?

Apr 05, 2018 - 2:43 PM

Facebook says data of over 1.1 million Filipinos was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica

[OPINYON] Wala nang hubad na katotohanan, bes

Feb 27, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Hindi na bago ang jafeyk na balita. Ang bago lang ay ang platform, social media, at Internet, na tigmak ng ease-of-use. Nilulunod ng malawakang gamit ng teknolohiya ang katotohanan; nabibigyan ng slant, ng anggulo, binibihisan ng detalye.

WATCH: Democracy and Disinformation Forum

Feb 13, 2018 - 4:46 PM

How 'fake news' and other forms of disinformation threaten our freedoms, and how to fight back

Online influencer culture and politics: What happens when the two meet?

Feb 13, 2018 - 4:24 PM

Digital influencers as endorsers of brands are nothing new. But what happens when a politician is the product?

[OPINION] Fake news from an international perspective

Feb 03, 2018 - 7:02 PM

Lessons can be learned from the international community in order to properly address the issue of fake news in the Philippines

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

Rappler Talk: Clarissa David on fake news and disinformation

Jan 18, 2018 - 4:48 PM

What can be done to stem the tide of disinformation?

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Facebook, please make democracy-friendly algorithms

Jan 01, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Technology hits a tipping point and transforms global power structures. In 2017, social media splintered the public space essential for democracy.

Fake news and freedom of expression in Southeast Asia

Nov 22, 2017 - 8:05 PM

The struggle against disinformation and fake news in Southeast Asia goes hand-in-hand with the fight to keep democratic spaces online open

Briones eyes mandatory financial literacy workshops for teachers

Nov 18, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones says teachers must be smart about their finances since they will soon teach students about financial literacy as mandated by law

DEPED CHIEF. Education Secretary Leonor Briones smiles during a Rappler Talk interview on November 16. Screenshot by Rappler

WATCH: Discussion on disinformation vs democracy at the National Democratic Institute

Nov 01, 2017 - 8:53 PM

Watch the panel discussion on Rappler

Mocha Uson: Fake news victim or fake news peddler?

Oct 21, 2017 - 6:00 PM

These are the types of news that PCOO Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson likes to share

[OPINION] Fake news, bad views, and society’s loss

Oct 15, 2017 - 1:48 PM

'How should fake news be regulated? Are new criminal and civil laws needed to address this problem?'

From accounting to enterprise: UPLB students help housewives do business

Aug 30, 2017 - 5:21 PM

From teaching housewives basic accounting the group behind livelihood program Amiga Philippines now aims to establish a social enterprise and help women do business

EMPOWERED. Housewives from Bayan ni Juan in Calauan, Laguna learn a bookkeeping system to help their small businesses. Photo from Kevin Cuevas

Bridging the digital divide: Tech4ED brings new tech closer to Filipinos

Apr 23, 2017 - 8:30 AM

The government s Tech4ED project aims to improve Filipinos digital literacy and bring online learning and government services closer to the people

Facebook, tech leaders funding project to boost news literacy

Apr 03, 2017 - 9:29 PM

The News Integrity Initiative aims to advance news literacy to increase trust in journalism around the world and to better inform the public conversation

Gov't to offer P30 billion in 3-year retail treasury bonds

Mar 23, 2017 - 8:15 PM

This will be the 2nd retail bond offering under the Duterte administration which raised around P100 billion from a similar offering in September 2016

Walking the talk, with passion

Jan 23, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Meet four Sun Life advisors who are making a difference in people’s lives through financial literacy

PASSION FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY. Sharyl, Cielo, Joanna, and Candee wish to make a difference in the lives of as many people as they can through their work. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Bolet Banal on reading in the social media age

Nov 22, 2016 - 12:55 PM

Quezon City Representative Bolet Banal author of the Araw ng Pagbasa bill speaks to Rappler about reading in the age of social media

Money tips for millennials

Oct 23, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Living in the moment doesn t mean going broke Here are tips for making the most of your money to make the most out of life

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

Fake accounts, manufactured reality on social media

Oct 09, 2016 - 10:04 AM

Suspicious and fake Facebook accounts share common practices, forming a nest that spreads and repeats lies and propaganda

How Facebook algorithms impact democracy

Oct 08, 2016 - 12:23 PM

Its algorithms decide what you see. And they don't distinguish fact from fiction.

Don’t want to be an OFW forever? Follow these 5 money tips

Oct 03, 2016 - 9:20 PM

How can OFWs better manage their finances and reach their financial goals faster? Here are some tips from a wealth expert

Propaganda war: Weaponizing the internet

Oct 03, 2016 - 7:00 PM

In the Philippines, paid trolls, fallacious reasoning, leaps in logic, poisoning the well – these are only some of the propaganda techniques that have helped shift public opinion on key issues

Money matters in finding the ‘one’

Sep 21, 2016 - 12:58 PM

In love or in money finding the right partner takes commitment

Neat hacks to help organize your finances

Sep 07, 2016 - 2:38 PM

There are too many financial products in the market How can you make sense of all these and take control of your finances?

(L)Earning Wealth: A book with social agenda

Aug 13, 2016 - 1:21 PM

Need help in learning how to manage your money? This book shows readers how

Cebu-based startup empowers NGOs around the world

Aug 08, 2016 - 7:52 PM

Engagespark reshapes the tech behind automated calls to power campaigns that do everything from teaching financial literacy to saving women from rape

Rappler, SEDPI partner to empower OFWs

Aug 05, 2016 - 2:48 PM

The partnership aims to produce content that will help OFWs manage their finances better

 PARTNERSHIP. Rappler and SEDPI partner to empower OFWs through financial literacy. In the photo (from the left): Rappler BalikBayan's Don Kevin Hapal, SEDPI's Neil Palteng and Vince Rapisura, Rappler's Glenda Gloria, MovePH's Rupert Ambil and David Lozada. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler