Amal Clooney Joins Defense Team For Heroic Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa

Amal Clooney will join the international team defending Maria Ressa from criminal charges Prominent international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is joining the legal team to defend journalist Maria Ressa. Ressa runs Rappler, an online news website that has held Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s government accountable for atrocities in that country. For that, the government has arrested her several times and she faces charges of tax evasion and libel. Ressa was one a number of international journalists named “Person Of

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Time Magazine Picks Journalists, Including My Former CNN Colleague Maria Ressa, As “Person Of The Year”

Why these courageous journalists deserve Person Of The Year  I’m thrilled my former CNN colleague Maria Ressa is being included in the honor of being called Time Magazine’s  for “Person of The Year.” Time gives the honor to “Guardians and War On Truth.” They include Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the staff of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, and two young Reuters reporters in prison in Myanmar. As our time at CNN overlapped,  Ressa’s two decades at CNN were spent

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