Ukrainians report fierce fighting as Russia marks Soviet WW2 victory

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine – Russian President Vladimir Putin told his armed forces on Monday, May 9, they were fighting for their country at a parade of Russian firepower in Moscow, while his troops stepped up their 10-week-old assault on Ukraine. Ukrainian officials said heavy fighting was underway in eastern Ukraine and warned people to take cover … Read more

Journalists need communities’ help in fighting disinformation

MANILA, Philippines – Independent media in the Philippines has been combatting various forms of attacks while also fighting disinformation online, that it needs a “social response” to the scourge of lies. Melinda Quintos de Jesus, executive director of the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR), made this recommendation in a forum on Tuesday, May … Read more

Academic group fighting disinfo joins Rappler’s Lighthouse Communities of Action

On Lighthouse platform, ABKD Network will be featuring its initiatives against election disinformation to improve the media literacy of Filipinos MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, features partners who are part of the Lighthouse platform. As a Lighthouse partner, ABKD Network’s content and calls to action may be accessed by a wider audience who benefit from … Read more

Ghost fighting makes me feel good

Editor’s note: This initial review only covers the first two chapters of ‘Ghostwire: Tokyo’, as played on the PS5. This article will be updated with the full review of the game. In movies, there’s a sub-genre where all the action takes place over the course of one night. Examples include the Robert Pattinson-starring Good Timethe … Read more

Fighting rages outside Kyiv; Ukraine says evacuations threatened again

The cities of Kharkiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, and Mariupol remain encircled under heavy Russian shelling LVIV, Ukraine – Conflict raged northwest of Kyiv on Saturday, March 12, and other cities were encircled and under heavy shelling, while Ukrainian officials said fighting and threats of Russian air attacks were endangering attempted evacuations. Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk … Read more

Fighting traps residents in Mariupol; Putin calls on Ukraine to surrender

Fighting stopped about 200,000 people from evacuating the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol for a second day in a row on Sunday, March 6, as Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to press ahead with his invasion Ky unlessiv surrendered. Most people trapped in the port city are sleeping underground to escape more than six days … Read more