MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – In a nationwide poll conducted by The Adobo Chronicles, netizens overwhelmingly said they consider Maria Ressa’s Rappler as fake news. Make that unanimously.
The poll asked respondents to vote on whether they would consider Rappler to be fake news, or fake news.
On the first day of the 6-day poll, 573 said Rappler was fake news, and 154 said it was fake news as well, for an aggregate total of 100%.
We tried to reach Ressa for comment, but we were told by her personal assistant that she was busy fundraising for legal fees she expects to cough up in connection with her tax evasion case, as well as for the survivial of her online news portal.