The Current

The Current for June 18, 2020

Phillipine journalist Maria Ressa on press freedom, Celebrating the post-secondary Class of 2020.
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)

Today on The Current:

Phillipine journalist and Rappler CEO & Executive Editor Maria Ressa was found guilty of cyber libel by a court in Manila this week. Ressa speaks with Matt Galloway about what the conviction could mean for the future of journalism, both in her country and abroad.

Then, we honour the country's university graduates! The COVID-19 pandemic has put traditional graduation ceremonies on hold, so we're hosting a virtual celebration through the power of radio

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