media in Asia - updates

Rappler's latest stories on media in Asia


New study shows how PH extremist groups use social media to recruit

Dec 13, 2018 - 4:20 PM

Recruitment efforts and violent extremist messaging are organic and localized, and exploit 'hot button' issues like the Mindanao peace process and alleged military abuses, according to a study

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

Southeast Asian journalists 'future-proof' data projects in workshop

Oct 26, 2017 - 2:34 PM

Journalists from 6 ASEAN countries also learn how to maximize the impact of their data-driven projects in the French-based agency CFI's 4M Asia data journalism training at the Rappler office

WORKSHOP. Journalists from Southeast Asia take part in the 4M Asia data journalism training at the Rappler headquarters from October 13 to 19, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rappler hosts Manila leg of 4M Asia data journalism training

Oct 11, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Eleven journalists from news groups in ASEAN will learn how to future-proof their data journalism projects in the 3rd and last round of workshops organized by French-based agency CFI

DATA JOURNALISM TRAINING. Journalists from ASEAN join the 2nd leg of CFI's 4M Asia data journalism training in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in July 2017. Photo from CFI website

Rappler's Patricia Evangelista wins SOPA award for drug war story

Jun 15, 2017 - 11:31 PM

Rappler journalist Patricia Evangelista wins the SOPA 2017 Awards for Editorial Excellence in Feature Writing for coverage of the drug war


Rappler's Patricia Evangelista finalist in SOPA awards

May 18, 2017 - 10:39 PM

Evangelista’s ‘In the Name of the Father’ is one of the finalists in the awards Excellence in Feature Writing category

#APEC2015 generates 680,000 tweets

Nov 20, 2015 - 10:43 PM

Social media is a crucial part of bringing the APEC 2015 Summit closer to the people

Thai junta files sedition charges against cable channel

Nov 20, 2015 - 8:49 PM

Soldiers raid the Bangkok office of Fahhai TV on Thursday night arresting five staff members and closing the station a junta legal advisor tells reporters

File photo of Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Matteo Bazzi/EPA

Netizens: What travel spots, local food #APEC2015 delegates should try

Nov 18, 2015 - 9:56 PM

What travel and food recommendations would you like to share?

Signals: Indigenous communities and climate change

Nov 10, 2015 - 11:55 PM

[Special Report] We take a look at how two indigenous communities are heeding signals from the Earth as they cope with and adapt to a changing planet

Signals: Tug of War

Nov 10, 2015 - 7:35 AM

Farmers of Ifugao tribes heirs to the world renowned Ifugao Rice Terraces are waging a war against a new enemy – or more accurately an old enemy reaching unprecedented extremes: climate disruption

Signals: Blame Game

Nov 10, 2015 - 7:25 AM

Mindoro s forests are vanishing at a rapid pace – and swidden farming better known as kaingin is eyed as one of the culprits Are the Mangyans really to blame?

Turkey raids critical media group

Sep 02, 2015 - 12:27 AM

They were accused of providing financial support to and disseminating propaganda for a terrorist organization

Speaking truth to power is an Asian value

Nov 26, 2014 - 7:38 AM

Sheila Coronel: Investigative journalists are the bearers of a proud tradition Like priests we perform the culturally sanctioned rituals of exposure and shaming The gods are on our side Let no one tell us otherwise

#ThinkPH: The dangers of social media engagement

Aug 23, 2013 - 6:10 PM

ThinkPH s sneak peek into a study tackling the pros and cons of social media engagement for companies

INTERNET ENGAGEMENT. Marquez says the deeper you get into Social Media engagement, the more you'll lose privacy

Most voters get info on bets from TV ads – survey

May 02, 2013 - 8:00 AM

85 of voters turn to TV ads to learn about candidates The rates are highest in Metro Manila and the Visayas and among the ABC class

Protesters gather at China newspaper in censorship row

Jan 08, 2013 - 8:11 AM

Hundreds of people demonstrated in support of media freedom in China on Monday January 7 outside the offices of a newspaper at the center of a censorship row

Sports fans left bleary-eyed in Asia

Jul 31, 2012 - 4:15 PM

With London 6 to 9 hours behind most Asian nations many events are being held overnight meaning a potentially tired dysfunctional workforce for the next two weeks

Cambodia shootings show worrying impunity: activists

May 01, 2012 - 11:19 AM

The mysterious murder of a top Cambodian activist and a spike in violence at land and labour disputes mean the country s culture of impunity is worsening campaigners and opposition politicians say