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UPDATE: Reports from the Philippines confirm that Maria Ressa was arrested today and will be taken to court in relation to cyber libel offences.

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-02-13 15:39

The Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded to Maria Ressa, Co-founder, CEO and Executive Editor of online news site, Rappler.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-05-31 16:36

Journalist and author Maria Ressa describes herself on Twitter as a cynic, a pragmatist and an idealist. In the face of attacks against her and her publication, Rappler, the idealism and optimism that Ressa continues to exude has carried her through her professional challenges to make her an inspiration for journalists in the Philippines, and around the world.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-05-31 13:58

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-05-31 13:53

Journalists at the Philippines-based Rappler news website have been on standby since their publication was shut down on 11 January. Since the country’s Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoked the publication’s license, journalists – both at Rappler and around the globe – have come together to fight for press freedom.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-01-29 10:39

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