Maria Ressa named among “most influential” by @TIME, but who or what exactly has she influenced?

As if TIME Magazine had not learned any lessons over the course of its slide to irrelevance over the last decade or so, it goes on and reportedly names Rappler CEO Maria Ressa among its “100 Women of the Year”. Time‘s “100 Women of the Year,” a list of the most influential women of the […]

Gagging ABS-CBN is the right thing to do. Here’s why…

The latest development surrounding Solicitor General Jose Calida’s initiative to shut down ABS-CBN is his request to the Supreme Court to issue a gag order against the Philippines’ top media network. In a very urgent motion, the government’s top counsel wanted to prohibit “parties and persons acting on their [network’s] behalf” from releasing statements surrounding […]

US Senate resolution calling on its former colony to free Leila De Lima proves the Philippines is still a colony!

After kicking out the United States’ armed forces from its shores back in the 1990s to prove a point, the Yellowtards now disprove that point by rallying behind the words of some sort of “resolution” issued by the United States Senate. Glad to see Senate Foreign Relations Committee pass @SenMarkey's resolution, that I proudly cosponsored, […]

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Manila leg of U2 #TheJoshuaTreeTour2019 made Maria Ressa famous for the wrong reasons

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa finally got her wish to “take back the Internet”. We may never know what was engineered behind the scenes to get her mug splashed on those big screens that backdropped U2 on stage at the Philippine Arena as they sang “Ultraviolet”, but one thing’s for sure, Ressa got what she asked […]

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Yellowtard hijack of #TheJoshuaTreeTourMNL U2 concert will fail to convert VOTERS

As expected, the Yellowtard-led Philippine Opposition managed to hijack substantial eyeball space in the Manila leg of U2’s The Joshua Tree tour. As reported by one of their “thought leaders” Inday Espina Varona who is evidently ecstatic… Bono called out @mariaressa ‘s name before launching into “Ultra-Violet,” as a tribute to women. Among those on […]

Maria Ressa has NOT responded to allegations that she LIED about her war reporting experience

It’s been several weeks since Manila Times columnist Bobi Tiglao wrote about the lies Rappler CEO Maria Ressa told about her so-called experience as a “war correspondent”. In his 13th November 2019 piece “Ressa was never a war correspondent; she just watched CNN’s video tapes”, Tiglao points out… For somebody who pontificates in detail how […]

Rappler hires EXPENSIVE lobbying firms to help Maria Ressa in “foreign relations campaign against Duterte”!

A CNBC report reveals that Rappler CEO Maria Ressa has engaged the services of “lobbying juggernaut” Covington & Burling to boost her PR campaign against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Ressa is currently being charged in the Philippines with a number of offenses in relation to her management of media firm Rappler. The United States’ Lobbying […]

Maria Ressa is weaponising her media connections against President Duterte

Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler, fashions herself as some sort of victim. But is she? It is evident that she has a lot of friends in high places and, more importantly for her, in Western places that she conscripts to her nefarious ends. Ressa speaks about how people are “weaponising” the Internet and even the […]

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Maria Ressa appeals to Facebook for help to silence her critics!

I read an article about Rappler CEO Maria Ressa on the Australian Financial Review where she is quoted appealing to Facebook to help hold Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to account. She said “the only people who can actually do something to level the playing field in the short-term are the social media platforms”. Huh? Facebook […]

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Latest SWS survey shows Filipinos disagree with Maria Ressa’s “assault on press freedom” fear mongering!

Is free speech really “under threat” as Rappler CEO Maria Ressa keeps screeching about? Apparently most Filipinos disagree as a recent SWS survey report reveals. The report showed that Filipinos are in “strong” agreement that “they can openly say whatever they want without fear, even if their statements are against the Duterte administration”. Results of […]