Maria Ressa, executive editor and CEO of Philippine news website Rappler, speaks to the media after being found guilty of cyber libel in Manila on Monday. Photo: Reuters Maria Ressa, executive editor and CEO of Philippine news website Rappler, speaks to the media after being found guilty of cyber libel in Manila on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Maria Ressa, executive editor and CEO of Philippine news website Rappler, speaks to the media after being found guilty of cyber libel in Manila on Monday. Photo: Reuters

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa prepares for jail, even as she fights cyber libel conviction

  • The 56-year-old CEO and executive editor of the Rappler news site was sentenced to between six months and six years in jail on Monday
  • In an interview with This Week In Asia, she tells how she has been mentally preparing for imprisonment, and from where she draws strength

Topic |   The Philippines
Maria Ressa, executive editor and CEO of Philippine news website Rappler, speaks to the media after being found guilty of cyber libel in Manila on Monday. Photo: Reuters Maria Ressa, executive editor and CEO of Philippine news website Rappler, speaks to the media after being found guilty of cyber libel in Manila on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Maria Ressa, executive editor and CEO of Philippine news website Rappler, speaks to the media after being found guilty of cyber libel in Manila on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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