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It seems Kris Aquino Inc is on the warpath and is mobilising its vast resource to crush the spread of information deemed damaging to the personal brand of the Crazy Rich One. An excerpt from correspondence sent out by law firm Divina Law to various media organisations was featured in a report published by PEP.ph…

Read More Kris Aquino lawyers issue threats of LIBEL lawsuits against media covering #PABoost scandal!

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In a November 2018 interview with Kara Swisher, technology business journalist and co-founder of Recode, Maria Ressa admitted: “I think we’ve been forced to be activists now.” This is exactly the problem with journalism today which I laid out in my recent article, “What does Maria Ressa’s participation in New York City’s #NYE2018 festivities mean?”…

Read More Maria Ressa in an interview with @karaswisher admits that journalists are now “forced to be activists”!

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The latest racket to capitalise on the “assault on press freedom” outrage fad has been kicked off seeing that the Committee to Protect Journalists and First Look Media’s Press Freedom Defense Fund Announce Legal Support to Defend Fearless Journalism. And, surprise surprise… The first recipients of this newly created campaign will be Rappler, the Philippine-based…

Read More Rappler recipient of “press freedom defense fund” in latest @pressfreedom fund-raising racket

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The editors of TIME magazine come across as lazy for choosing people in their industry as People of the Year. Someone in their meeting probably had a brain wave and said “Let’s just praise journalists this year” for doing what they are supposed to be doing – their jobs. And so Maria Ressa is one…

Read More Stop the BULLSHIT around Maria Ressa’s @TIME “person of the year” title already!

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The embattled CEO of Rappler continues her dramatics all the way to court to defend herself against tax evasion charges. In a recent tweet, Maria Ressa insisted that these are charges for crimes she “didn’t commit”. But, really, Ressa’s innocence or guilt on the matter of her tax evasion charges is not for anyone to…

Read More Only a Philippine court can decide whether or not Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is guilty of tax evasion