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Posts Tagged ‘Rappler’

Malacañang opposes FB’s choice of fact checkers

Posted on Monday, 16 April 2018 05:32 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang wants to meet with Facebook over its choice of fact checkers specifically for Filipino accounts on the social media platform. Facebook has named controversial social...

BIR files tax evasion case vs Rappler

Posted on Thursday, 8 March 2018 08:55 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has filed a tax evasion complaint against the online news site Rappler. The BIR said Rappler failed to pay taxes worth...

Rappler exec says cyber libel complaint is outdated; seeks case dismissal

Posted on Thursday, 1 February 2018 09:35 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Rappler CEO Maria Ressa submitted a counter-affidavit to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in response to the cyber libel complaint filed by businessman Wilfredo Keng. Ressa...

No need to enact new laws to curb spread of “fake news” on social media – experts

Posted on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 09:37 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Legitimate media practitioners believe that the government needs to strictly implement the existing laws to address and to prevent the proliferation of false information online or what...

Cancellation of Rappler’s license to operate, a ‘heavy punishment’— media organizations

Posted on Monday, 22 January 2018 09:22 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) decision to cancel Rappler’s license to operate is not a commensurate response and a heavy punishment for the online news agency....

Rappler CEO faces NBI probe on cyber libel complaint

Posted on Monday, 22 January 2018 09:21 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Rappler CEO, Maria Ressa appeared at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Cybercrime Division, Monday, on a cyber libel complaint. Ressa said that while they were given...

Sec. Aguirre: No “fishing expedition” in Rappler case probe

Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018 04:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Justice Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre has denied the statement of Rappler that the probe to be conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will just be a...

President Duterte dares online news sites to prove allegations against government

Posted on Thursday, 18 January 2018 06:20 PM | No Comments
  President Rodrigo Duterte has defended himself against accusations that his administration is restricting the freedom of the press after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decided to revoke the...

DOJ to look into other violations by Rappler

Posted on Thursday, 18 January 2018 01:28 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) said it will look into other possible violations of the online news site, Rappler. “It will not be limited to the administrative...

Malacañang reminds media entities criticizing the government to follow the laws of the land

Posted on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 10:41 AM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang assured that the government will not close down media organizations critical of the Duterte administration. However, the Duterte administration reminded media personnel that they are...