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‘Hoy Gising’ days recalled by Korina Sanchez: ‘People had a real voice’

/ 04:32 PM December 06, 2019

Korina Sanchez could not help but get sentimental as she looked back to her days as an anchor for the public service program “Hoy Gising!” in the early ’90s.

The popular ABS-CBN program covered social issues and served as an avenue for citizens to voice their complaints on poor governance. According to Sanchez, with the show, “the people had a real voice.”


In her post for #ThrowbackThursday, Sanchez uploaded a black and white picture of her and her co-anchors from the show.

“After the restoration of democracy by the rule of President Cory Aquino, media became FREE. To criticize, to take to task government people for inefficiencies or corruptions — and to reward them with recognition when it was due,” she said.


She emphasized that the show was able to tell news “as it is.” “It was a show, the first of its kind, that everyone, except government, loved.”

She added, “We could tell it as it was, with NO fear of retaliation from government. Even when it was that government who restored the freedom. Democracy. Galeng (Great). Hay.”

Sanchez’s Instagram post comes after President Duterte said anew on Tuesday, Dec. 3, that he opposes the renewal of ABS-CBN’s franchise. The network’s franchise expires in March 2020.

READ: Duterte to ABS-CBN: ‘I will see to it that you are out’

Lawmakers such as Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III and Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto have expressed optimism on the renewal of the franchise.  /ra


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