DOJ summons Maria Ressa, Rappler treasurer over P133-M tax evasion case

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has summoned officials of the online news outfit Rappler to respond to the P133-million tax evasion complaint filed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).

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Communist Party will regulate China’s media, film industry

Communist Party will regulate China's media, film industry

BEIJING — Chinese state media will be getting more propaganda now that the Communist Party has announced it will be in direct control of broadcasters and the regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs.

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BIR tax evasion case versus Rappler ‘on shaky ground’

The Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) P133.84-million tax evasion case against Rappler Holdings Corp. (RHC) is on shaky ground, according to a securities law expert, who also acts as the legal counsel for the online news provider.

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Trump Jr: ‘I love’ Indian media, but US media? Not so much

Trump Jr: 'I love' Indian media, but US media? Not so much

The U.S. president’s eldest son heaped praise on the Indian media Friday, and accused American journalists of unfair criticism, as he neared the end of a whirlwind trip across India promoting Trump-brand luxury real estate.

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Journalists urged to resist alleged attempts to ‘dictate’ the press

Journalists urged to resist alleged attempts to ‘dictate’ the press

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) is urging media workers to unite and resist what it claims as the government’s “attempts to dictate” to the press.

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Filipinos fight back vs fake news

Filipinos fight back vs fake news

The Philippines has become a case study for the damage that disinformation can do to democratic societies, but after a year of living in fear of speaking up under the Duterte administration, Filipinos are fighting back openly and online, according to media experts and veteran journalists.

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