John Nery

Rappler, Philippines

John Nery is a veteran Filipino journalist. A columnist and editorial consultant at Rappler, he hosts the weekly program “In the Public Square,” serves as a lecturer on media and politics at the Ateneo de Manila University, and co-convenes the Consortium on Democracy and Disinformation.

He served as a senior editor at the Philippine Daily Inquirer, editor in chief of Inquirer.net, and a member of the executive board of the Asia News Network. Among other recognitions, he has received an  Award for Excellence from the Society of Publishers in Asia for opinion journalism and a visiting research fellowship at the Institute on Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) in Singapore. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

His “Revolutionary Spirit: Jose Rizal in Southeast Asia” was published by ISEAS in Singapore and by the Ateneo de Manila University Press in the Philippines.

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