Rappler Plans To Move Its Operations To Atlanta, Georgia

F647EC61-DF8D-424A-9DB4-6F7E3F871B4FMANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) –  Insisting that her online news source Rappler is a victim of government harassment and intimidation, Maria Ressa (Rappler’s CEO) announced today that she is finalizing plans to move her online news source’s operations  to Atlanta, Georgia in the U.S.A.

Atlanta is is the headquarters of CNN, Ressa’s former employer.

”We want total press freedom and it only makes sense that we operate from within  a country that is the beacon of free speech and press freedom,” Ressa told The Adobo Chronicles.

It wasn’t clear from Ressa’s statement whether  she was willing to pay the federal and local taxes that comes with establishbing and opearting a business venture in the U.S.

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