HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » Nobel Peace Laureate Mari...

Wed May 11, 2022, 11:56 AM

Nobel Peace Laureate Maria Ressa on Return of the Marcos Dynasty & Social Media Disinformation STORY

Source: Democracy Now

We go to Manila to speak with Filipina Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa about Monday’s presidential election in the Philippines, where Ferdinand Marcos Jr. — the only son of the late Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos — appears to have won in a landslide alongside his running mate, the daughter of current President Rodrigo Duterte.

Ressa says the Marcos campaign used social media to cover up the historical memory of the family’s brutal policies and the uprising in 1986 that ultimately ended Marcos’s two-decade dictatorship. “These elections are emblematic of the impact of concerted information operations of disinformation where it literally changed history in front of our eyes,” says Ressa. Her forthcoming book is titled “How to Stand Up to a Dictator: The Fight for Our Future.”

Read more: https://www.democracynow.org/2022/5/11/maria_ressa_philippines_ferdinand_marcos_jr

How Facebook is killing democracy

Maria Ressa: Nobel Peace Prize winner, founder, CEO and executive editor of the acclaimed Filipino news website Rappler.

‘A Thousand Cuts’: Where to Stream the Documentary About Nobel Peace Prize Winner Maria Ressa

The Philippine president has said journalists “are not exempted from assassination.”


1 replies, 873 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 1 replies Author Time Post
Reply Nobel Peace Laureate Maria Ressa on Return of the Marcos Dynasty & Social Media Disinformation STORY (Original post)
cbabe May 11 OP
IronLionZion May 11 #1

Response to cbabe (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2022, 12:03 PM

1. Imelda Marcos was really stimulating the shoe industry

creating jobs for shoemakers

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread