Maria Ressa, Philippine journalist’s conviction ‘a blow to press freedom’

(STL.News) One of the Philippines’ most prominent journalists and her colleague have been found guilty of libel in a case seen as a major blow to press freedom.  Maria Ressa denies the charges over an article on her news website, Rappler, linking a businessman to criminal activity.

Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports.

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