Rappler's latest stories on media information and literacy
Not all quotes on the web are correctly attributed – here's how you can tell fact from fiction
News, analysis, and investigations to understand the role of media and information technologies in democracies
(UPDATED) Facebook takes down pages linked to the disinformation network
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'
As online disinformation becomes widespread, media groups collaborate toward fighting disinformation, improving media literacy, and protecting press freedom
Online spaces have made the locker rooms bigger – and more sinister
When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head
Rappler is doing its job – and that’s why it has become a favorite target of the Duterte government
Here's what you should look out for when reading news on the internet
How do you know if an article or tweet sharing disaster-related information is true?
Many of the pages in these networks have shared false or misleading articles
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
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
(UPDATED) As the President enters his second year, we look back at the attacks that journalists have had to endure
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.
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
Facebook says data of over 1.1 million Filipinos was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica
How 'fake news' and other forms of disinformation threaten our freedoms, and how to fight back
Digital influencers as endorsers of brands are nothing new. But what happens when a politician is the product?
Lessons can be learned from the international community in order to properly address the issue of fake news in the Philippines
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
What can be done to stem the tide of disinformation?
Technology hits a tipping point and transforms global power structures. In 2017, social media splintered the public space essential for democracy.
The struggle against disinformation and fake news in Southeast Asia goes hand-in-hand with the fight to keep democratic spaces online open
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These are the types of news that PCOO Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson likes to share
'How should fake news be regulated? Are new criminal and civil laws needed to address this problem?'
Suspicious and fake Facebook accounts share common practices, forming a nest that spreads and repeats lies and propaganda
Its algorithms decide what you see. And they don't distinguish fact from fiction.
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
Hashtags have become the extremists’ choice for propaganda, says a study by the world's first counter-extremism think tank