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Global Journalist: The Fight for Press Freedom in Asia

Feb 5, 2020

Maria Ressa, founder of Rappler, diagrams the way social media is used to target journalists.
Credit World Economic Forum CC 2.0

Two women journalists who launched online start-up publications in their home countries face eerily similar challenges -- not from the business climate but from the political climate.

Global Journalist talks with Supriya Sharma and Maria Ressa about the way the government and business leaders under investigation by their publications are using social media to silence and discredit journalists.


Guests:

  • Maria Ressa
  • Supriya Sharma

Producers:

  • Kyle McCubbin
  • Minna Tian
  • Renae Whissel