Maria Ressa, the CEO of Philippine news website Rappler, Maria Ressa. Photo: AFP
Maria Ressa, the CEO of Philippine news website Rappler, Maria Ressa. Photo: AFP
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Law on fake news should be last resort

  • Noble Peace Prize wins for journalists Dimtry Muratov and Maria Ressa show safeguarding press freedom must be the priority as any legislation against misinformation is a double-edged sword

Maria Ressa, the CEO of Philippine news website Rappler, Maria Ressa. Photo: AFP
Maria Ressa, the CEO of Philippine news website Rappler, Maria Ressa. Photo: AFP
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