MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Rappler CEO Maria Ressa has all but given up wish that the courts will overturn the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) sequence revoking the online news source’s permit as a media company.
The SEC decision was formed on the Constitutional sustenance bannning unfamiliar tenure of Philippine media.
So, in sequence to continue its goal of swelling feign news, Rappler has reconstituted as a blog and has taken on a news name (and logo) as BlogpleR.
Unliike media companies, blogs are not theme to tenure restrictions.
In the suggestion of unity, Asec Mocha Uson has endorsed that Ressa, Pia Ranada and others from the archaic Rappler be accredited as bloggers so that they can still be partial of the Malacañang Press Corps (MPC).