The New York Times Magazine

The Journalist and the Autocrat

Joshua Hammer

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From The New York Times Magazine: “The Journalist and the Autocrat” by Joshua Hammer.

Early in the afternoon of May 7, Maria Ressa sat before a couple of hundred people in the lobby of Palma Hall, the dilapidated social-sciences and philosophy building at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, just north of Manila...

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PREVIEW

From The New York Times Magazine: “The Journalist and the Autocrat” by Joshua Hammer.

Early in the afternoon of May 7, Maria Ressa sat before a couple of hundred people in the lobby of Palma Hall, the dilapidated social-sciences and philosophy building at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, just north of Manila...