GMA News all set for “DU30: Unang SONA”

GMA Network’s “DU30: Unang SONA” special coverage will be shown live on GMA-7. It will also be live-streamed on the GMA News Facebook page and on GMA News Online.

The Philippines’ most trusted broadcast news organization, GMA News, is all set for the most comprehensive coverage of President Rodrigo Duterte’s first-ever State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 25, 2016.

Anchored by GMA News pillars Jessica Soho and Mike Enriquez, GMA News’ “Du30: Unang SONA” special coverage gives Filipinos up-to-the-minute reportage from Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City where the first-ever President from Mindanao addresses the entire nation.

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Sitata Tasyo: GMA News TV’s animated voter education series

Sitata Tasyo, GMA News TV’s central character in its election awareness plug, is the antithesis to the usual pleasant, cajoling voices that urge voters to choose wisely.

Filipinos are by nature pleasant, unwilling to rock the boat. One of the country’s core values, after all, is pakikisama or being agreeable — just going with the flow. We shy away from confrontations to protect a kapwa Pilipino’s amor propio.

SITATA TASYO is the record scratch to all that.

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GMA News’ #IMSocial off to Ateneo, DLSU and UP Diliman

After a successful launch last year at University of Santo Tomas, GMA News is back with another round of #IMSocial sessions.

After a successful launch last year at University of Santo Tomas, GMA News is back with another round of #IMSocial sessions. This time, the team is bringing the much-awaited discussions to Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University-Manila, and University of the Philippines-Diliman.

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GMA News wins a Peabody for its Yolanda coverage

peabody GMA News’ special coverage on the assault and aftermath of super typhoon Yolanda earned for the network – and the country – its fourth George Foster Peabody Award.

GMA news teams were reporting from all over the Visayas region on the 8th of November 2013, when the super typhoon, and the powerful storm surge that followed, took the lives of thousands in just a few minutes. In the aftermath, families were in search of the missing and surrounded by the dead. There was no food or water and no communication with the outside world. News teams were documenting the victims of the disaster even as they faced the same conditions.

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