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Philippine government to shut down the Rappler news site

Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa poses at a restaurant in Taguig city, Philippines on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. (Aaron Favila/AP)
Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa poses at a restaurant in Taguig city, Philippines on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. (Aaron Favila/AP)

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The Philippine government ordered the Rappler news site to shut down.

Rappler’s CEO and founder, Maria Ressa, won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for her work safeguarding press freedoms in the Philippines. Here & Now revisits a conversation we had with her in May 2022.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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