Hearing my daughter’s first cry instantly transformed my world. Having gone through hell, I was inexplicably happy.
'How Democracies Die' by Levitsky and Ziblatt identifies signs of a budding authoritarian and steps they take to subvert democracies. How does Rodrigo Duterte measure up to their criteria?
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All Rappler reporters, including provincial correspondents, have been barred from covering the President for an entire year. This sets a worrying precedent that threatens press freedom.
'The hardest part is admitting that the man you thought he was is different from the man he is,' says a Duterte supporter who has decided to become a critic
It's time we call out reporters who are overly chummy with government officials, who ride the wave of this administration's popularity at the cost of critical and impartial reporting and commentary
PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar has promised to talk to the 'communications core group' of President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign in order to reach rabid pro-Duterte bloggers
President Rodrigo Duterte may publicly threaten media companies but he also invites their reporters to dinner
Vague wording and lack of appreciation for realities of presidential coverage plague PCOO's interim social media policy
We argued, we debated, and then we shook hands