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

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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