November 27, 2021

Netizen Defends ABS-CBN News Use of Pacquiao Photo

Netizen Nicko Talavera doused cold water on those making a big issue out of the photo used by ABS-CBN News in one of its posts about the fight between Sen. Manny Pacquiao and Yordenis Ugas, explaining that the post of the news organization is factual and common in sports journalism. “These are all factual. Manny was defeated via unanimous decision. Natumba siya sa pic, nobody claims he was knocked down, this is just part of their series of coverage with the available pics from the AFP,” he said on his Facebook post. The controversial photo shows the Filipino boxing legend down on the canvass as his opponent from Cuba looked on. The photograph was taken by Patrick T. Fallon of the news wire agency Agence France Presse (AFP) and was also used by other media such as the Philippine Star and GMA News in their own posts. Philippine Star post: GMA News post: The caption of ABS-CBN News said, “DEFEATED. Manny Pacquiao bows to Cuba’s Yordenis Ugas with a unanimous decision loss on Sunday (Manila time) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. #PacquiaoUgas Photo by Patrick T. Fallon, Agence France-Presse” with a link to the full news report on […]

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