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Google pulls news grant to Hungary propaganda outlet

Apr 04, 2019 - 12:59 PM

Google pulls its news grant to New Wave Media Group, described by an independent journalist group as 'one of the staunchest supporters of the corrupt regime led by the far-right Prime Minister Viktor Orban'

GOOGLE. A picture taken on February 5, 2019 shows the Google logo displayed on a tablet in Paris. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP


Pro-democracy organization slams writers group for ‘casting aspersions without evidence'

Jan 24, 2018 - 12:40 PM

The group Let’s Organize for Democracy and Integrity (LODI) says the letter of the 'concerned writers from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao' posted online 'cast doubt and aspersion without evidence' against Rappler

Manny Pangilinan to eventually divest from Inquirer

Aug 04, 2017 - 4:45 PM

The intention is to give 100 [ownership in Inquirer] to [Ramon Ang] says Manuel Pangilinan who holds a minority stake in Inquirer

INQUIRER TAKEOVER. Manuel Pangilinan (right) says he has no problem divesting from Inquirer so that the takeover of Ramon Ang (left) will be seamless. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

MVP open to selling his entire Inquirer stake

Jul 19, 2017 - 7:46 AM

This comes amid talks between Ramon Ang and the Rufino Prieto family for a majority stake in the Philippine Daily Inquirer

OPEN TO DIVEST. Manuel Pangilinan says he is willing to sell his Inquirer stake to Ramon Ang or anyone 'if the price is right.' Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

FAST FACTS: What you should know about the Inquirer Group

Jul 18, 2017 - 10:34 AM

Get to know the Rufino Prieto family owners of the Inquirer which may soon belong to businessman Ramon Ang

Ramon Ang and his media interests

Jul 17, 2017 - 11:46 PM

The businessman wants a majority stake in the Philippine Daily Inquirer previously vied for GMA Network and reportedly has a stake in CNN Philippines

MEDIA INDUSTRY. Since 2012, tycoon Ramon Ang, in his personal capacity, has been talking to different major media companies for an acquisition deal. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Social media 'death groups' encouraging teen suicides prompt panic in Russia

Apr 03, 2017 - 6:19 PM

The groups are headed by mentors that promote depression and encourage suicide among its members

Myanmar media CEO detained after column sparks lawsuit

Nov 11, 2016 - 9:31 PM

Than Htut Aung CEO of the Eleven Media Group which publishes a number of prominent newspapers and websites is seen by an AFP photographer wearing handcuffs inside a Yangon police station on Friday

THAN HTUT AUNG. Than Htut Aung (R), CEO of the Eleven Media Group, and chief editor Wai Phyo are seen in handcuffs in a police vehicle after appearing in court in Yangon on November 11, 2016. Photo by Romeo Gacad/ AFP

Bloomberg TV Philippines expects to break even in 2016

Aug 13, 2015 - 12:11 PM

The group of Manuel V Pangilinan says it spent a little over P200 million to create Bloomberg TV Philippines

GOOD CHEMISTRY. Cignal COO Oscar Reyes Jr claims Bloomberg TV Philippines to be a world-class operation, as Cignal is the country's number one pay TV provider, while Bloomberg is a leading authority in business news. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/ Rappler

Miss World organizer attacks government for venue change

Sep 17, 2013 - 1:24 PM

Miss World organizers express concern over the government bowing to pressure of Muslim hardliners

NO CHOICE. Hary Tanoesoedibjo, president and CEO of MNC Group, speaks to journalists during a press conference in Jakarta on Sept 16. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP