Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, who co-founded Rappler, speaks to members of the media as she arrives at a court in Manila last year. Photo: AFP
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, who co-founded Rappler, speaks to members of the media as she arrives at a court in Manila last year. Photo: AFP

Philippine news site Rappler ordered to shut down ahead of Duterte’s exit – but vows to carry on

  • The site co-founded by Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa has fought for survival after being accused of tax evasion and violating a foreign-ownership ban
  • Ressa on Wednesday vowed to keep the site running, telling reporters ‘it is business as usual’ and that they would ‘hope for the best’ under Duterte’s successor

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, who co-founded Rappler, speaks to members of the media as she arrives at a court in Manila last year. Photo: AFP
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, who co-founded Rappler, speaks to members of the media as she arrives at a court in Manila last year. Photo: AFP
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