Presidential Communications Office team headed by Sec. Martin Andanar sent a team of three to boost local media relations with Malacanang last Tuesday. They were USEC Raquel Ignacio, her staff Maria Therese Veloso and local PTV4 manager Alex Pal and Alvin Chan also of PTV4 Manila.
They met the local media and KBP at lunch and heard suggestions how to enhance the free flow of information from the palace to the mass of people.
Dumaguete Press Club President Choy Gallarde and KBP chapter head Sherlyn Abella expressed their concern about the unsolved murder of Broadcaster Edmund Sestoso. Usec Ignacio said that she will follow ti up with media security task force head Joel Ty Egco .
Recall that Sec Bong Go was sent here and Sec Andanar to assure local media of support in the investigation. The Sestoso case was dismissed by the prosecution because of conflicting versions of several so-called witnesses.
The fiscals did not clarify whether the witnesses were credible or not.