Palace says Rappler still banned even after US investor’s donation

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday said Rappler reporters were still barred from covering events in Malacañang even after an American investor donated its $1.5-million investment in the online news site to 14 of its Filipino managers.

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Omidyar donates $1.5-M investment to 14 Rappler managers

Omidyar donates $1.5-M investment to 14 Rappler managers

An American investor, which owned a controversial $1.5-million investment in Rappler, announced on Wednesday that it had donated its interests to 14 Filipino managers of the online news site.

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Rappler asks CA to annul SEC decision to revoke its registration

Online news outfit Rappler on Monday asked the Court of Appeals (CA) to annul the decision of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoking its corporate registration for alleged violation of the constitutional cap on foreign ownership of media entities.

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Palace: Gov’t suppressing press freedom is nothing but ‘fake news’

Palace: Gov’t suppressing press freedom is nothing but ‘fake news’

Malacañang branded as “fake news” allegations that the decision of the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) to revoke the license of news website Rappler was a suppression of press freedom.

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Aguirre calls on Rappler to ‘actively participate’ in NBI probe

Aguirre calls on Rappler to ‘actively participate’ in NBI probe

Online media Rappler should welcome the investigation being conducted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) instead of calling the probe a “fishing expedition,” Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said Thursday.

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Roque: Rappler journos can still cover events as bloggers

Malacañang said on Wednesday that Rappler reporters could continue to cover their assigned beats as “bloggers” once the ruling of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoking the online news site’s license to operate becomes final.

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Student editors, youth hit SEC rule vs Rappler

Student editors, youth hit SEC rule vs Rappler

Members of College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) and other youth groups trooped to Mendiola on Wednesday to condemn the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) order to revoke the license of news outfit Rappler, calling it a clear attack on press freedom. More than 30 CEGP members held an hourlong indignation rally in Mendiola […]

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International groups slam SEC ruling on Rappler

International human rights groups, media watchdogs and lawmakers have condemned the move to shut down the online news organization Rappler, saying press freedom is under siege and rallying support to defend it.

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