GMA -7 personalities stand with ABS-CBN amid franchise challengeMANILA — Several entertainment and news personalities identified with GMA-7 have aired their support for ABS-CBN amid challenges to the renewal of its broadcast franchise. Dingdong Dantes, a top leading man of GMA-7, was among the first to express his stand on the issue, saying, "We are one in the media industry." Magkaiba man ng bakod, we are one in the media industry. We have one love for the many talents and crafts under this Network, the products and output of which, directly or indirectly, benefit the lives of millions of Filipinos. — Dingdong Dantes (@dingdongdantes) February 11, 2020 That sentiment was echoed by numerous others from the Kapuso network in their respective social media posts. Some mentioned the loss of jobs for thousands if ABS-CBN is forced to cease its broadcast operations, while others equated the potential shutdown to curtailing press freedom — a pillar of democracy. Here's a look at some of those statements: Actress Jasmine Curtis-Smith I second this, Big Boss ❤ https://t.co/on72OGvIuk — Jasmine (@jascurtissmith) February 11, 2020 GMA News anchor Atom Araullo In competition, we bring out the best in each other which hopefully benefits the audience we aim to serve. In defending press freedom as one, we are the proverbial rising tide that lifts all boats. Our hearts go out to our colleagues in these challenging times. Laban lang! — Atom Araullo (@atomaraullo) February 12, 2020 Comedienne Eugene Domingo View this post on Instagram In the end, we are all family. ❤️ I pray with you. 🙏🏼 A post shared by Ms. EUGENE 🇵🇭🇮🇹💝 (@eugenedomingo_official) on Feb 10, 2020 at 3:56pm PST Actress Aiko Melendez View this post on Instagram Ang tagal ko dn naging parte ng ABS CBN, madami akong magandang proyekto nagawa sa kanila. Nagkaroon ng ibat ibang papuri sa mga awards. Malaki ang naitulong ng Abs sa akin. Bagamat ako ay nasa GMA hangad namen na maayos ang kanilang franchise dahil sa huli lahat tayo ay nasa iisang industry. Tayo ay magkapuso at magkapamilya. #notoabscbnshutdown 🙏 A post shared by Ms Aiko Melendez (@aikomelendez) on Feb 10, 2020 at 7:37pm PST Performer Paolo Valenciano I’m Kapuso but I support @ABSCBN pic.twitter.com/i2An1I9gof — Paolo Valenciano (@paolovalenciano) February 10, 2020 Actress Eliza Pineda I’m not affiliated with ABS anymore. But when this many people are opposing it, isn’t it time to reconsider? Gusto pa ba nilang mag rally ang mga tao? Millions will suffer? Personal agendas and prejudice should not be a part of running a government. #notoabscnbshutdown — Eliza Pineda (@maelizapineda) February 12, 2020 GMA News journalist JP Soriano I strongly stand with my fellow journalists at ABS-CBN whom I respectfully admired. #DefendPressFreedom https://t.co/bIgfCHZ1SL — JP Soriano (@jpsoriano) February 11, 2020 Read more: ABS-CBN News
Galit si president duterte sa network na sinungaling Sabi niya tell the truth if the truth can destroy me let it be Huwag kayo kumampi sa network na sinungaling naglabas NG malaki pera Para buwagin ang aldub Ane be yen? Yan pa rin balita? So what? Alam nyo kung bakit Dahil damay sila sa quo warranto petition.
Yes, stand and accept Binoy's challenge. Anyways he's your colleague, man. In the service of the Filipino..Come on..This is in the abuse of the Filipino workers....
LOOK: Post showing GMA News anchors wearing ABS-CBN colors goes viralMANILA, Philippines — A photo showing the anchors of GMA News wearing the colors of the embattled broadcast network ABS-CBN during their live newscast went viral on social media Tuesday
GMA stars, reporter show support for ABS-CBN amid franchise challengeStars and reporters of GMA Network are expressing solidarity for their counterparts in rival TV network ABS-CBN, whose franchise renewal remains in limbo.
Talents of GMA Network set aside rivalry amid looming ABS-CBN shutdown - InteraksyonABS-CBN gained allies from some personalities of rival GMA Network amid its impending shutdown, which is seen to hurt the local workforce and viewed as a violation of press freedom. The government’s legal counsel, Solicitor General Jose Calida, filed a quo warranto petition earlier this week seeking to revoke the franchise of ABS-CBN due to alleged violations. …
Defense, PNP press corps stand by ABS-CBN amid franchise revocation issueThe Defense Press Corps and the PNP Press Corps expressed its support to ABS-CBN as it faces a quo warranto petition filed by Calida before the SC for the cancellation of its 25-year franchise. | cgonzalesINQ
JV Ejercito: ‘ABS-CBN is better to be there to keep gov’t on its toes’“Though ABS-CBN wasn’t exactly good to me or even my family, it’s better to be there to keep the government on its toes all the time.” | CMarquezINQ CMarquezINQ Tama naman kung walang criticism against govt edi pumetiks nalang sila. E Ngayon palang dami na criticisms sa admin na to pero petiks parin e ganun Lang talaga kakapal sila gongdi CMarquezINQ Sen. Nancy and Sen. JV. Whoa! The redemption arc of these two is astounding. Keep it up. CMarquezINQ even at the expense of the taxpaying citizens and the amount of unpaid debts and penalties or interests that it owes to the State? And even if it is heavily engaged in political partisanship? I mean, wheres the character of a true news outlet in that if it can choose what to air?
SC orders ABS-CBN to comment on SolGen franchise revocation pleaThe Supreme Court has ordered ABS-CBN to submit its comments on the petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida— which seeks to revoke the existing franchise of the network. 🙏🏻 Bilang marami jan ang utusan din ni Poong Pangulong Batugan, sana gawin nyo ang tungkulin nyo nang marapat! SCPh_PIO I hire niyo niyo bilang defense lawyer si bar topnotch at dating solgen pilo hilbay at human rights champ chel diokno. Ewan ko lang kung anong argumento ang sasabihin nila sa korte. Mga decaliber lawyer daw mga ito. Mga walang bahid panalo sa kaso. Goodluck ABSCBN. i don't think ds wil flourish.though PRD is trying 2 make d franchise renewal impossible for ABS.he knew dt he's not d only one calling the shots here. Lucky r d politicians who r so vocal vs PRD's tirade on ABS..they wil surely 'reap what they sow' come 2022