OSG Urges COMELEC To Junk MOA With Rappler

Solicitor General Jose Calida

SolGen Calida: “The OSG, as its (Comelec’s) statutory counsel, has urged the Comelec to rescind the MOA within five days or until March 4.” OSG — The Office of the Solicitor General urged the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to rescind the memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the poll body and Rappler on providing election-related information … Read more

COMELEC To Answer Nat’l Press Club’s Letter Of Protest vs Poll Body’s Partnership With Rappler


The MOA entered into by Rappler and COMELEC is “practically a boilerplate agreement”, according to the poll body. COMELEC — The Commission on Elections said that it will answer National Press Club’s letter of protest against the poll body’s partnership with Rappler. To recall, the poll body signed on February 24 a memorandum of agreement … Read more

National Press Club Protests COMELEC’s Partnership With Rappler

National Press Club

The National Press Club has protested the partnership forged by COMELEC and Rappler. NPC — The National Press Club has protested the partnership forged by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and Rappler, saying that it’s “unacceptable to most Filipinos.” On Thursday, COMELEC signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Rappler in a bid to promote … Read more

Bongbong Marcos Tells Supporters To Give Rappler “Another Chance”

Bongbong Marcos

Bongbong Marcos told his supporters to give Rappler “another chance to find honesty in their heart.” Former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has recently called on his supporters to end a hate campaign against Rappler, telling them that the online media company should be given “another chance to find honesty in their heart”. Bongbong aired … Read more

Rappler Criticized Online Over Title and Caption in a Report on Death of Eli Soriano

Rappler on death of Eli Soriano

Online news website, Rappler, is currently making rounds online, garnering criticisms from netizens over its article about the death of Ang Dating Daan’s Brother Eli Soriano. On Friday, February 12, the Church of God International confirmed that Brother Eli Soriano of “Ang Dating Daan” died at the age of 73 years old. Members of the … Read more

Imee Marcos Questions Rappler, Vera Files as Facebook Fact Checker

Imee Marcos - Facebook fact-checkers

Sen. Imee Marcos: “Bakit itina-tap yan bilang gatekeeper ika nga” Senator Imee Marcos questioned Facebook why Rappler and Vera Files, who are both critical of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, chosen as the fact-checker in the Philippines. “Yung laging daing ng ating administrasyon, kung bakit yung fact-checker na ginagamit ng Facebook e yung dalawang tanyag na … Read more

Cagayan Town Mayor Cristina Antonio Slams Rappler

Cagayan Town Mayor Cristina Antonio Slams Rappler

Mayor Cristina Antonio of Alcala, Cagayan: ‘Please be responsible in reporting’ Mayor Cristina Antonio of Alcala, Cagayan called the attention of online news website, Rappler for allegedly “irresponsible” coverage. “Please be responsible in reporting. Do not add to the fear and hysteria. And you are doing the good and brave men and women rescuers of … Read more

Willie Revillame Pleads not to Bash Writer who Criticized his Participation in Roque’s Press Briefing

Willie Revillame Pleads not to Bash Writer who Criticized his Participation in Roque's Press Briefing

Willie Revillame pleaded with the public not to bash the writer of a news agency that criticized his participation in Roque’s press briefing. Last Friday, August 7, Willie Revillame made a surprise appearance at the press briefing of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque. In the said briefing, Willie Revillame promised to donate a whopping five million … Read more