Maria Ressa

Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa, right, stands in front of reporters as she arrives at the Court of Tax Appeals in Metro Manila, Philippines

Nobel Peace Prize is ‘a testament to how truth prevails,’ Rappler journalist says

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The Norwegian Nobel Committee has given the Nobel Peace Prize to journalists for the first time since 1935. Sofia Tomacruz, who works at Rappler with one of this year’s two winners, Maria Ressa, joined The World’s host Marco Werman to discuss the significance of the announcement.

A combo of file images of Novaya Gazeta editor Dmitry Muratov, left, and of Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa, who were awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov awarded Nobel Peace Prize

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A closeup of Maria Ressa with her hand up in front of her face.

Maria Ressa says journalism is democracy’s ‘first line of defense’ and Rappler won’t back down