April 28, 2021
Southeast Asian Journalists Recognized With International Awards
By Sebastian Strangio
Two journalists' work encapsulates both the resilience of the region’s media, and the increasing threats to its survival.
June 16, 2020
Rappler Journalists Convicted of Libel in Chilling Verdict for Philippine Press Freedom
By Nick Aspinwall
Domestic and international watchdogs condemned the verdict, which may put countless local journalists and internet users at risk of charges they cannot fight.
February 10, 2020
Philippine Government Asks Court to Shut Down Largest TV Network
By Associated Press
The move has been criticized as another attempt to muzzle the media.
February 14, 2019
Philippine Agents Arrest Award-Winning Journalist Critical of Duterte
By Bullit Marquez
Maria Ressa’s arrest deepened concerns about press freedom in the Southeast Asian state.
September 24, 2018
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines
By Luke Hunt
The lack of justice in the Maguindanao Massacre underscores Duterte's contempt for journalists.
January 18, 2018
Why Is Duterte Trying to Ban Rappler?
By Tom Smith
The Philippines’ Duterte turns on the media that helped elect him.