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Maria Ressa: 'More Than Ever the World Needs Independent Journalism'

NEW YORK, May 21, 2019 — Maria Ressa, co-founder and CEO of the Philippine publication Rappler, discusses her persecution under the regime of President Rodrigo Duterte and argues that press freedom has never been more threatened. Ressa spoke prior to the presentation of the 2019 Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia to a team of reporters from the Associated Press. (4 min., 19 sec.)


Education
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Policy
 /  Hong Kong
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Arts
 /  New York
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Current Affairs
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Business
 /  Hong Kong
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Arts
 /  New York
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Arts
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Policy
 /  Australia
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Education
 /  New York
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