© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa is escorted by police after posting bail in Pasig Regional Trial Court in Pasig City, Philippines, March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez/File Photo
By Karen Lema
MANILA (Reuters) -Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa used her new prominence to criticise Facebook (NASDAQ:) as a threat to democracy, saying the social media giant fails to protect against the spread of hate and disinformation and is “biased against facts”.
The veteran journalist and head of Philippine news site Rappler told Reuters in an interview after winning the award that Facebook’s