Rappler’s Maria Ressa Receives Democracy Award For Helping Elect Duterte

Ressa with Madeleine Albright and other Democracy Award recipients (Photo: NDI Website)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Adobo Chronicles, Washington Bureau) – Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler, has received a Democracy Award from the National Democratic Institute (NDI).

NDI’s Madeleine Albright told The Adobo Chronicles that Ressa was selected for her and Rappler’s help in getting Rodrigo Duterte elected President of the Philippines.

Here is Ressa’s acceptance speech:




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