Journalist Ressa on Social Media’s Impact on Elections

Journalist Maria Ressa of the Philippines, who was co-winner of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for her “courageous fight for freedom of expression,” discusses how social media platforms are affecting politics and elections in her country and globally. Philippine voters began casting their ballots in a presidential election that could see the only son and namesake of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos take the highest seat of power more than three decades after his father was ousted. Ressa, chief executive officer of Philippine investigate media outlet Rappler, speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.” (There were some connection issues)