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We backed Maria Ressa’s Rappler. If you believe in the Philippines, you should too

Five years ago, we got an email from Maria Ressa, a journalist in the Philippines. She’d left her “traditional media” job in late 2011, she said, to “strike out” on her own. Energised by the possibilities of technology and the rapid adoption of mobile phones in her country, she had co-founded Rappler, and it already had become the Philippines No. 1 digital-only news site.It was more than that, though. Maria and her Rappler colleagues saw a civic mission in what they were doing. They organised…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, We backed Maria Ressa’s Rappler. If you believe in the Philippines, you should too, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you We backed Maria Ressa’s Rappler. If you believe in the Philippines, you should too

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Monday, 18 February

 

 

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