News Release

MAP congratulates Maria Ressa for her Nobel Peace Prize

October 9, 2021

The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) congratulates Maria Ressa on winning the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021. Her award underscores the importance of protecting freedom of the press as our vanguard against the abuse of power, and an essential element of democracy.

In a world where “alternative facts” have become a common expression, her courage in shining a beacon of light on the truth at all times will serve as an inspiration to journalists all over the world who struggle to overcome the increasing suppression of media.