Journalist Maria Ressa on Freedom of the Press and Combating Disinformation

April 15, 2019
Maria Ressa, a 1986 alumna and CEO and executive editor of the Philippines-based online news organization Rappler.com, visited Princeton on April 8 and 9. Pictured: Speaking about the power of fact-based journalism, Ressa addresses students in her talk “Fighting Back with Data” in Robertson Hall. Photo: Denise Applewhite

In a whirlwind 24-hour visit to Princeton on April 8 and 9, Maria Ressa, a 1986 alumna and CEO and executive editor of the Philippines-based online news organization Rappler.com, spoke with students, faculty and the campus community in forums large and small. She also felt safe — which is not her everyday modus operandi. On April 8, Ressa met with students and faculty in the Program in Journalism.

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