Press Freedom will remain without Rappler

June 15, 1991, Mt. Pinatubo eruption one of the terrifying memories of the people of my hometown. Ashfall, darkness, and grief this was some of the vivid memories I had when Mt. Pinatubo erupted food was being rationed, it was dark for days, my grandmother and her sisters kept praying out of fear they keep…

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“Media freedom” is a stupid concept!

“First of all, we must dispense with the twisted idea of ‘media freedom,’ at least in the terms by which it is defined by those who now cry that it is under threat. Freedom of speech or expression is considered a near-sacred right in most democratic societies, including this one. But freedom of expression is…

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