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‘Facebook fans’ slam, defend Noy’s media panel forum By Aytch S. de la Cruz 09/11/2010

Saturday, September 11, 2010

‘Facebook fans’ slam, defend Noy’s media panel forum
By Aytch S. de la Cruz
09/11/2010

It looks like President Aquino and his image-makers didn’t quite pull off their damage control act successfully, with some seeing his delayed explanations as “scripted” while others, who clearly sport the yellow color, defended him.

It was mainly a mixed reaction of “Facebook” addicts to Thursday’s live panel interview with Aquino, with selected TV anchors from three major TV networks, all of which are Malacañang and Aquino-friendly.

None from the international media, nor Hong Kong media, nor members of the print media were tapped by Malacañang for representation in the broadcast interview, raising speculations that Aquino and his handlers were ensuring that no “embarrassing” or difficult questions would be asked that may rattle him.

Some called it “scripted”; others appreciated his “humility,” offered him unsolicited advice and there were those who compared the President and his performance to his celebrity sister, Kris Aquino, for his penchant for holding press conferences when he has to defend himself against criticisms.

These were just the reactions made by Aquino’s followers through his official Facebook page right after.... MORE

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