Duterte dares media to boycott him
MANILA — President-elect Rodrigo Duterte blasted media groups on Thursday, June 2, for condemning his earlier comments that appeared to justify the killing of journalists if they are corrupt or overly critical. He refused to apologize and dared reporters to carry out a threat to boycott his news conferences.
“Don’t threaten me, boycott, boycott!” Duterte said at a late-night news conference in Davao city, where he has been mayor for 22 years. “Go ahead and boycott, damn you!” (READ MORE)