Maria Ressa: Reporting in the Philippines
Maria Ressa has been threatened with rape, prison and death for her reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody drug war. Duterte's administration says her work is "fake news"
Info ops against me began a few weeks ago with @60Minutes release. Worth watching again to provide context for why PH & govt proxies are attacking media for doing its job
President Rodrigo Duterte has called Maria Ressa’s website, Rappler, “fake news” and his supporters have attacked the journalist on social media. Ressa says at one point she was getting 90 hate messages per hour
Maria Ressa risked her life as a journalist in war zones, but says waging a battle for truth in the Philippines is a tougher assignment
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"hate does not build anything. And we need to build. ... if you can turn off the spigot of hate and lies... then we have a fighting chance" 📺 great segment on
on @60Minutes 🇵🇭