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Fighting the PR war

Dec 03, 2019 - 10:15 PM

It's different now

Newsbreak Chats: What went wrong in SEA Games 2019 preparations?

Nov 28, 2019 - 3:31 PM

On Thursday, November 28, the Newsbreak team will sit down to discuss preparations for the SEA Games 2019, what went wrong along the way, and other questions related to the Philippine hosting of the regional event

Too hot to handle

Nov 27, 2019 - 2:00 PM

How’d it get this hot?

Do we need to die to do our jobs well?

Nov 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM

I sure hope not

Of taipan deaths and risk-taking

Nov 13, 2019 - 4:51 PM

The burden that must be borne

Traffic, mobility fears

Nov 06, 2019 - 2:00 PM

What to do

Starting all over

Oct 30, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Not easy but always doable

Newsbreak Chats: Where the Marcos vs Robredo electoral protest is headed

Oct 24, 2019 - 4:55 PM

On Thursday, October 24, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss the latest development in the electoral protest filed by Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr against Vice President Leni Robredo

Will we have a new VP?

Oct 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Here's what you should know

When the High Court looks for compromises

Oct 16, 2019 - 11:16 PM

Are we in a better place?

Supreme Court of the Philippines in Padre Faura on June 19, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

China's expansion

Oct 09, 2019 - 7:33 PM

What the Philippines should watch out for

Why investigations are important

Oct 02, 2019 - 5:26 PM

Difficult investigative stories must be written

Newsbreak Chats: How gov't is handling the GCTA, BuCor mess

Sep 26, 2019 - 4:18 PM

On Thursday, September 26, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss whether government is on the right track and what else it can do to full-proof the implementation of the GCTA law

Guess who's on Viber?

Sep 25, 2019 - 12:56 PM

Because metro woes are overwhelming

METRO WOES. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, urban planner Paulo Alcazaren, and QC Mayor Joy Belmonte join the panel discussion on making the metro more livable during the 2019 Social Good Summit at the Yuchengco Hall in DLSU on Sept 21. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Martial Law again?

Sep 18, 2019 - 1:14 PM

Never, never

Newsbreak Chats: The GCTA law, Cardema, Bikoy, and how laws can be twisted

Aug 29, 2019 - 4:16 PM

On Thursday, August 29, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss and analyze how some political personalities have tried to trifle with the law

Newsbreak Chats: After Duterte's SONA and Gem-Ver, what now?

Jul 25, 2019 - 4:13 PM

On Thursday, July 25, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss the issues surrounding the lives of the Gem-Ver fishermen and what's ahead after the 2019 SONA

PODCASTS: Duterte, ruler of a divided nation

Jun 24, 2019 - 4:32 PM

Here are 3 confessions from a divided nation: A Davaoeña critic of the President whose father is rabidly pro-Duterte, a disillusioned Duterte supporter, and an impassioned Duterte defender

Newsbreak Chats: Does the opposition slate stand a chance?

May 09, 2019 - 4:14 PM

On Thursday, May 9, Rappler reporters Lian Buan and Mara Cepeda join Newsbreak Chats to analyze the Otso Diretso campaign and the possibility of them winning on May 13

Newsbreak Chats: Keeping an eye on crucial local elections

May 02, 2019 - 4:31 PM

On Thursday, May 2, the team sits down to discuss why it is important to keep an eye on local races in the 2019 polls and what are the things voters should keep in mind when dealing with local candidates

Newsbreak Chats: Vote-buying beyond just giving cash

Apr 25, 2019 - 4:09 PM

On Tuesday, April 9, the team sits down with election lawyer and Rappler columnist Emil Marañon III to discuss what counts as vote-buying and how do the anti-vote buying laws fare in implementation

Newsbreak Chats: Should Philippine elections be this expensive?

Apr 10, 2019 - 5:41 PM

A special edition of Newsbreak Chats features election lawyer and Rappler columnist Emil Marañon III who tackles issues surrounding campaign finance laws

Newsbreak Chats: The May 2019 elections and social media

Apr 04, 2019 - 12:08 PM

On Thursday, April 4, the team sits down for a special edition of Newsbreak Chats where they will discuss the social media rules set by the Commission on Elections for the 2019 campaign period

Newsbreak Chats: Michael Yang, local elections, and Manila Bay rehab

Mar 28, 2019 - 3:36 PM

The team sits down on Thursday, March 28, to discuss the local elections, Manila Bay rehabilitation, and presidential economic adviser Michael Yang's alleged links to the illegal drug trade

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Rappler Talk: Julio Teehankee on what to watch out for in 2019 elections

Jan 30, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Political analyst Julio Teehankee sits down with Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug on Wednesday, January 30 to discuss what issues will matter in the months leading to the elections

Philippine democracy in 2018: Where do we fall in world rankings?

Dec 20, 2018 - 9:30 AM

Attacks against democratic values and unforeseen events situate the Philippines in much lower rankings than the previous year in several areas

A Staple Problem? History of rice crisis in the Philippines

Dec 19, 2018 - 11:00 AM

While the Philippines is known for its agricultural lands, the country continues to face recurring rice crises over the years

Newsbreak Chats: Top stories in 2018, what to expect in 2019

Dec 18, 2018 - 4:37 PM

Join us as Rappler senior editors sit down to discuss how key events in 2018 shaped the nation and what to expect in 2019 – an election year

2018: Democracy in decline

Dec 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Newsbreak, Rappler’s research and investigative arm, has pursued stories to track the Philippines' slow but steady descent to authoritarianism, in a bid to stem it and call attention to this worrisome trend

'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

When journalists become the story: Attacks against media in 2018

Dec 14, 2018 - 4:16 PM

Cases of intimidation and violence against journalists continue to spread with the 'climate of hatred' that has persisted against journalism globally


Newsbreak Chats: Xi Jinping's state visit, Rappler's Fact Check Project

Nov 29, 2018 - 4:02 PM

The team discusses on Thursday, November 29, Xi Jinping's state visit and Rappler's efforts to combat disinformation

Newsbreak Chats: Trillanes' amnesty revocation and arrest

Sep 29, 2018 - 12:22 PM

The Newsbreak team discusses on Thursday, September 27, the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and its effect on the military, rule of law, and the opposition

Newsbreak Chats: Rice crisis, Arroyo as House Speaker, other top stories in August 2018

Aug 30, 2018 - 4:33 PM

Join us as we make sense of these stories: the ongoing rice crisis, the tussle between Customs and PDEA, changes in the House, backdoor abortion in the Philippines

Newsbreak Chats: Marites Vitug on significance of 'Rock Solid'

Jul 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Listen to discussions with Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug about her new book 'Rock Solid: How the Philippines Won Its Maritime Case Against China', the first of its kind on Manila's legal victory against Beijing

Court junks libel case filed by Chavit Singson vs 'Newsbreak 5'

Jul 18, 2018 - 10:14 PM

Judge Corpus Alzate of Vigan City cites the right of the accused, composed of Newsbreak editors and writers, to a 'speedy trial' in the 11-year-old case

CASE DISMISSED. A Vigan City court dismisses a 2006 libel case filed against then Newsbreak editor in chief Marites Dañguilan Vitug (in photo), along with other editors and writers of Newsbreak, over a Newsbreak special report on then Ilocos Sur governor Chavit Singson. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Newsbreak Chats: Anti-tambay campaign, Duterte vs the Church, and other top stories in June 2018

Jun 28, 2018 - 4:32 PM

Join us as we make sense of these stories: The rising number of homicide cases under Duterte, the new crackdown on 'tambays,' Duterte's threats vs the Catholic Church, stories of survivors of sexual violence against children, and the President's second year in office

Newsbreak Chats: Calida contracts and other top stories for May 2018

Jun 07, 2018 - 4:23 PM

Join us as we make sense of these stories: One year since the Marawi siege and corruption scandals hounding Solicitor General Jose Calida, former Tourism Promotions Board chief Cesar Montano, and former PhilHealth Interim President Celestina De la Serna

Newsbreak Chats: Top stories for March

Apr 12, 2018 - 4:09 PM

Join us as we make sense of these stories and what it means for the public: Malacañang's ban on Rappler, the quo warranto petition to remove Sereno, and state surveillance in the Philippines

Newsbreak Chats: Top stories for February

Mar 01, 2018 - 2:27 PM

Join us as we make sense of each issue and talk about the importance and impact of these stories: frigates deal, Sereno impeachment, a non-librarian as head of the National Library, and Russian bots

Half-empty homes: The teenagers killed in 2017

Dec 31, 2017 - 6:02 PM

Rappler revisits the homes of some of the slain teens and reconnects with the people they left behind

KIAN LOYD DELOS SANTOS. Kian's portrait in his home

Rappler's top stories of every week of 2017

Dec 31, 2017 - 11:36 AM

These stories range from politics to beauty pageants, from viral videos to online debates

A guided tour of the Federal Republic of the Philippines in the year 2030

Dec 31, 2017 - 10:22 AM

In this fiction piece, we get a glimpse of what the Philippines just might look like around the corner

Newsmakers who died in 2017

Dec 29, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Many prominent – and infamous – personalities in news, politics, business, sports, and showbiz have passed away in 2017

Surviving MRT3: Worst train fails in 2017

Dec 28, 2017 - 9:04 AM

(UPDATED) Rappler looks back on some of the worst incidents that happened on MRT3 in 2017

Drug war in 2017: The year of deaths and denials

Dec 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Official data shows that 3,993 people were killed in police operations, yet the Duterte administration refuses to tag them as extrajudicial killings. Human rights organizations say the world will not be fooled.

Newsbreak Yearender | 2017: The year of declines

Dec 17, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The year 2017 has been a period of decline in many ways – we saw the decline of peace, human rights and respect for human life, check and balance, democracy, independence and sovereignty

Lifting the veil of the Catholic Church and the Iglesia ni Cristo

Nov 05, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The Catholic Church and the Iglesia ni Cristo are often left unchecked because of how they are revered as institutions. Rappler has pursued investigations of alleged abuses.

Rappler now a member of the International Fact-Checking Network

Oct 27, 2017 - 12:54 PM

Rappler is one of the 37 organizations worldwide that's part of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter

MEMBER. Rappler is now officially one of the members of the International Fact Checking Network of Poynter.