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Maria Ressa

1963 - Today

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Maria Angelita Ressa (Tagalog pronunciation: [ˈɾesa], born October 2, 1963) is a Filipino-American journalist and author, the co-founder and CEO of Rappler. She previously spent nearly two decades working as a lead investigative reporter in Southeast Asia for CNN. In 2020, she was convicted of cyberlibel under the controversial Philippine Anti-Cybercrime law, a move condemned by human rights groups and journalists as an attack on press freedom.Ressa was included in Time's Person of the Year 2018 as one of a collection of journalists from around the world combating fake news. On February 13, 2019, she was arrested for cyberlibel due to accusations that Rappler published a false news story concerning businessman Wilfredo Keng. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Ressa has received more than 580,451 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Maria Ressa is the 103rd most popular journalist, the 69th most popular biography from Philippines and the 2nd most popular Filipino Journalist.

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  • 580k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among JOURNALISTS

Among journalists, Maria Ressa ranks 103 out of 129Before her are Anja Niedringhaus, Arbana Xharra, Samantha Power, Tucker Carlson, Bogna Koreng, and Amy Goodman. After her are Adrian Lamo, Margarita Simonyan, Nina García, Richard Corliss, Arnab Goswami, and Frances Bean Cobain.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1963, Maria Ressa ranks 585Before her are Anouk Grinberg, Russell T Davies, Dave McKean, Carol Lewis, Markus Wasmeier, and Mogens Krogh. After her are Vijay Singh, Luca Fusi, Liliya Nurutdinova, Paul Kipkoech, Nicu Vlad, and Steve Clarke.

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In Philippines

Among people born in Philippines, Maria Ressa ranks 69 out of 96Before her are Julio Rosales (1906), Gloria Diaz (1951), Dolphy (1928), Eugenio Torre (1951), Brillante Mendoza (1960), and Leni Robredo (1965). After her are Jake Zyrus (1992), Miriam Defensor Santiago (1945), Joey Santiago (1965), Laidback Luke (1976), Fernando Lopez (1904), and Arianne Caoili (1986).

Among JOURNALISTS In Philippines

Among journalists born in Philippines, Maria Ressa ranks 2Before her are Marcelo H. del Pilar (1850).

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