Rappler CEO Maria Ressa faces upto six years in jail as questions emerge about freedom of media in Philippines

CERT-LatestNews ThreatsCybercrime ThreatsStrategic

Veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, whose website Rappler has put President Rodrigo Duterte under tough scrutiny, was convicted of libel on Monday and faces up to six years in jail, in a ruling widely seen as a blow to media freedom. Ressa, chief executive of Rappler and a former CNN….