Media Take Part in Relief operation.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
Byline: Cerge M. Remonde
MARITA Dumangcas, a 37-year-old widowed mother of seven children, is one of the more than ten thousand families affected by the recent floods in Guagua, Pampanga.
Marita is likewise one of a thousand heads of families which received a package of goodies from the "Operation Kalinga sa Biktima ng Baha'' of Radio Philippines Network (RPN).
"Thank you very much for your help. My children will be able to eat a number of decent meals in the next few days because of this. May God bless you,'' Marita said in Pampango upon receiving her package of goodies.
Pampanga Gov. Lito Lapid and Vice Gov. Mikey Macapagal Arroyo participated in the relief distribution program. It was Mikey who chose Guagua as recipient for the RPN relief operations.
Lapid lauded the management and staff of RPN for coming up with a relief distribution program for the flood victims of his province.
Mikey also thanked the network on behalf of her mother for coming with concrete charitable work rather than just entertaining and reporting the news.
"There is more to broadcast journalism than reporting, interpreting and commentaries. This project proved that a broadcast network is not only all talk but also action,'' he said.
The truth of the matter is that most of the broadcast companies in the country have not been good in talk but also in action. …