My reply to Prof. Oscar Franklin Tan’s question on libel by Raïssa Robles –
Be very cautious when publishing blind items about individuals, I recently told journalism students in Cebu. Because “if you later write a piece that gives the identity of that person away you can be sued. Because under Philippine law, one can be sued for libel based on your body of works and not just on one piece,” I said.
I did not expect a prominent graduate of Harvard Law school to comment on this particular phrase