Maria Ressa Denies She’s ‘Dead’

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Social media was  abuzz with fake news that Rappler CEO Maria Ressa had passed away.

The ‘news’  started spreading soon after The New York Times  published an article about Ressa , accompanied by a photo, later manipulated by netizens, showing her in what appeared to be a lifeless pose.

In proclaiming she was very much alive, Ressa posted a selfie on her Twitter account, along with a sceeenshot of a recent issue of The Adobo Chronicles.

No need to convince us, Ms. Ressa.  We believe you, and thanks as always for your efforts to help promote our satire site.

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