SWS: 45% of Filipinos say ‘dangerous’ to publish criticism of government

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Philstar.com October 14, 2021 | 7:43pm MANILA, Philippines — Despite Malacañang’s claim that the press is “alive and well” in the country, a recent national poll found that that 45% of Filipinos believe that it is perilous to publish criticism of the Duterte administration. A Social Weather Stations survey conducted last September 12 to 16 found that 15% of Filipinos “strongly agree” while another 30% “somewhat agree” with this test statement: “It is dangerous to print or broadcast anything critical of the administration, even if it is the truth.” Only 19% of the total 1,200 of the adults surv…

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