PTV apologizes for identifying Emilio Aguinaldo as Andres Bonifacio in Independence Day broadcast

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The state-run People’s Television Network (PTV) has apologized after using a photo of Emilio Aguinaldo in a feature about Andres Bonifacio during its live broadcast on the celebration of the Philippine Independence Day on Friday.

PTV released a statement on Facebook, saying that “the error was already corrected and the revised version will be uploaded in the Network’s social media pages”.

They added, “We sincerely apologize for this mistake. Rest assured that under the new PTV Management, necessary training and skills development will be initiated to avoid similar inaccuracies. We hope for your understanding on this matter.”

Posted by PTV on Thursday, 11 June 2020

The 122nd Philippine Independence was observed through flag-raising ceremonies. Activists also went out of their way to hold a protest to mark the commemoration. 

Protesters wear party costumes during the "Grand Mañanita" rally at the University of the Philippines University in Diliman, Quezon City on Independence Day as they call to junk the anti-terrorism bill.

Posted by Philippine Star on Friday, 12 June 2020

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