Duterte-critic news site Rappler has been ordered to shut down

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  1. SSgt Dickweed Brown Belt

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    https://www.rappler.com/nation/193687-rappler-registration-revoked

    http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/960429/nujp-rappler-journalist-media-news-sec-revoke-registration

    Rappler is imo, a really good news site for Filipinos, not just for politics. It is a good source for anything from entertainment news to the new tax reforms to planning a holiday in Japan, you name it.

    Make no mistake that the Duterte Administration is behind this. Not too familiar with journalism laws in the Philippines but the must've used a legal loophole to put this into motion (Rappler articles can be written by partner bloggers - not necessarily journalists).
     
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    Well according to Duterte supporters Rappler is fake news anyway.

    But to be fair Rappler have been caught before missrepresenting data in their reports by third party fact checkers.
     
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