ABS-CBN NEWS official statement

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 27 2019 06:30 AM

ABS-CBN News did not vet or approve the social media post made by former DZMM reporter Ricky Velasco. 

Mr. Velasco retired from the network in 2015. His post showed a Philippine flag purportedly used as tablecloth during a meal for SEA Games athletes. 

ABS-CBN News has social media guidelines and gatekeeping layers to prevent erroneous and misleading posts. 

Mr. Velasco’s post did not go through any of these processes.

ABS-CBN News does not spread disinformation.

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