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Maria Ressa on her conviction, press freedom and Duterte

Maria Ressa on her conviction, press freedom and Duterte

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Length: 0:23:44
Uploaded: 2 Jul, 2020

Recording Date: 1 Jul, 2020
Recording Location: Toronto
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: 2 Weeks
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Program Title: Maria Ressa on her conviction, press freedom and Duterte
Description: On June 15, Maria Ressa, along with a former colleague of her news organization, Rappler, were convicted of ‘cyber libel’ in the Philippines. This, along with seven other charges, are widely seen as an encroachment on press freedom in the country by President Rodrigo Duterte’s authoritarian government. Today on Front Burner, a conversation with Maria Ressa on why she continues to pursue her journalistic work, despite possible jail time and the threats on her life.

Host(s): Jaime Poisson
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News
Type: News Reports

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