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Video: The 2021 Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press: Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler and 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Winner | Harvard University

By Harvard Kennedy School: Shorenstein Center & Institute of Politics
November 16, 2021

A journalist in Asia for 35 years, Maria Ressa co-founded Rappler.com, the top digital-only news site that is leading the fight for press freedom in the Philippines. As Rappler’s CEO and president, Maria has endured constant political harassment and arrests by the Duterte government.

Maria was awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for her courageous fights to uphold freedom of expression. She was also Time Magazine’s 2018 Person of the Year, and has received numerous other awards and recognition for her journalism and fearlessness in the face of efforts to silence her.

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Source: Video: The 2021 Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press: Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler and 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Winner | Harvard University

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