ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs
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ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs (formerly ABS-CBN News and Public Affairs) is the news division of Philippine media conglomerate ABS-CBN Corporation. The organization is responsible for the daily news and information gathering of its news programs. Its current slogan is Panig sa Katotohanan, Panig sa Pagbangon ng Bayan (Tagalog for Sides for the Truth, Sides for the Rise of the Nation). According to the SWS media trust survey, ABS-CBN News & Current Affairs topped the list among Philippines news and broadcast organizations, garnering 68% of the public trust.
It serves the main ABS-CBN Channel 2, the Regional Network Group, the UHF television network Studio 23, the cable channels ABS-CBN News Channel, DZMM TeleRadyo, the flagship radio stations DZMM and the regional radio networks DYAB Cebu, and DXAB Davao and a news website abs-cbnnews.com.
The division operates mainly and headquartered at ABS-CBN Broadcast Complex in Quezon City while the ABS-CBN regional stations also have their local news divisions, which is a big help in newsgathering for the whole network. It also has a news bureaus in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East with the help of ABS-CBN Global Ltd., these make ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs ahead among the other news organizations in the country as they were the largest and the most comprehensive when it comes to local and international newsgathering.
- 1 Divisions
- 2 Programs
- 3 Slogans
- 4 iPatrol Mo!
- 5 External links
The division is currently headed by long-time journalist and former ABS-CBN’s North America Bureau Chief, and now ABS-CBN's Senior Vice President for News and Current Affairs Ging Reyes. It is further subdivided into different subgroups:
- News Gathering Group, headed by veteran print media journalist and former investigative reporter for The Manila Times and Today, Chi Almario-Gonzales.
- Current Affairs Group, headed by experienced news department staff, Gen Reyes.
- News Production Group, headed by core executive producer for some ABS-CBN's public affairs programmes, Cheryl Favila.
- Regional Network Group News and Current Affairs, headed by television journalist and former Head of News for ABS-CBN Iloilo, Stanley Palisada.
- Online and Mobile Group, headed by seasoned journalist and former Reuters correspondent in the Philippines, Chari Villa.
- ABS-CBN Weather Center is the weather forecasting division of ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs.
Aside from regular programming, it also operates the ABS-CBN News Channel, the first and the only 24-hour English language news service in the country. The division also operates a news website abs-cbnnews.com in partnership with The Philippine Star and The Manila Times.
Current programs on ABS-CBN
Current programs on ABS-CBN News Channel
Current programs on Studio 23
Current programs on The Filipino Channel
- Adobo Nation
- Balitang America
- Balitang Canada
- Balitang Europe
- Balitang Middle East
- Citizen Pinoy
- Kwentong Disyerto
Current programs on ABS-CBN Regional Network Group
- Agri Tayo Dito
- Bagong Umaga, Bagong Balita
- Gising Na Maagang Southern Tagalog
- Maayong Buntag Kapamilya
- Maayong Buntag Mindanao
- Mag TV Na
- Magandang Umaga South Central Mindanao
- Marhay na Aga Kapamilya!
- Naimbag Nga Morning Kapamilya
- Pamahaw Espesyal
- Sikat Ka! Iloilo
- SILIB to da Max
- The Morning Show
- Bida Kapampangan
- Ano Ngani?
- TV Patrol Bicol (ABS-CBN TV-11 Naga, TV-4 Legazpi, TV-23 Daet, TV-9 Sorsogon, TV-11 Virac and TV-10 Masbate)
- TV Patrol Cagayan Valley (ABS-CBN TV-3 Tuguegarao and TV-2 Isabela)
- TV Patrol Ilocos (ABS-CBN TV-7 Laoag, TV-34 Vigan)
- TV Patrol North Central Luzon (ABS-CBN TV-32 Dagupan, Tarlac and Cabanatuan (North Central Luzon), TV-12 Olongapo and TV-22 Baler)
- TV Patrol Northern Luzon (ABS-CBN TV-3 Baguio, TV-30 La Union and TV-11 Mountain Province)
- TV Patrol Palawan (ABS-CBN TV-7 and TV-23 Palawan)
- TV Patrol Pampanga (ABS-CBN TV-46 Pampanga)
- TV Patrol Southern Tagalog (ABS-CBN TV-10 Batangas, TV-38 Lipa, TV-21 Calapan, TV-46 San Pablo, TV-24 Lucena)
- TV Patrol Central Visayas (ABS-CBN TV-3 Cebu and TV-9 Bohol)
- TV Patrol Negros (ABS-CBN TV-4 Bacolod)
- TV Patrol Panay (ABS-CBN TV-10 Iloilo, TV-23 Kalibo and TV-21 Roxas)
- TV Patrol Tacloban (ABS-CBN TV-2 Tacloban, TV-7 Catbalogan and TV-10 Calbayog)
- TV Patrol Caraga (ABS-CBN TV-11 Butuan and TV-12 Surigao)
- TV Patrol Central Mindanao (ABS-CBN TV-5 Cotabato)
- TV Patrol Chavacano (ABS-CBN TV-3 Zamboanga and TV-10 Jolo)
- TV Patrol Northern Mindanao (ABS-CBN TV-2 Cagayan de Oro, TV-2 Bukidnon, TV-7 Ozamiz and TV-4 Iligan)
- TV Patrol Socsksargen (ABS-CBN TV-3 General Santos, TV-24 Koronadal and TV-4 Kidapawan)
- TV Patrol Southern Mindanao (ABS-CBN TV-4 Davao)
- "ABS-CBN News and Public/Current Affairs in the Service of the Filipino" (1986–2002) This slogan was based on the network's corporate slogan.
- "Karangalan Po Naming Maglingkod Sa Bayan" (2002)
- "Kahit Saan, Kahit Kailan, Maaasahan" (2003)
- "Maaasahan, Hindi Lamang Sa Salita, Subok na sa Gawa" (2004)
- "Naglilingkod Sa Inyo, Saan Man Sa Mundo" (2004–2005) This slogan was inspired by the reformat of TV Patrol to TV Patrol World.
- "Panig Sa Katotohanan, Panig Sa Bayan" (2005–2010) This current slogan was translated in various local languages.
- "Panig Sa Katotohanan, Panig Sa Pagbangon ng Bayan" (2010–2013)
- "Ang Kwento ng Malasakit ng Pilipino" (2013–present) Slogan for the 60th anniversary of ABS-CBN and the Philippine Television.
ABS-CBN News launched its own citizen journalism campaign during its coverage of the 2007 Philippine General Elections. Initially entitled Boto Mo, iPatrol Mo! (Tagalog for Your Vote, You Patrol), it reflects upon the station's flagship newscast, TV Patrol. The campaign is now called Bayan Mo, iPatrol Mo! (Your Town, You Patrol) and is often abbreviated as BMPM.
An extension of the campaign BMPM: Ako ang Simula (I Am the Beginning) was launched on May 11, 2009 - and was its banner for the network's coverage of the 2010 Presidential Elections. A re-launch of the campaign was carried out in June 2009 by the network as part of its commemoration of Philippine Independence Day.
For 2013, the campaign evolves to BMPM: Tayo Na! (Tagalog for Let's Go!) as its citizen journalism arm for the network's coverage of the 2013 Elections. This campaign was kicked off last June 12, 2012.
What once started out as an arm that is mainly dependent on using SMS and MMS technologies, BMPM has provided more venues for "Patrollers" - people who submit reports to BMPM - through its digital and social media presences, including its Facebook account, Twitter account, and its redesigned website (where people could upload their reports through the website's "Submit" page or through using the Hashtag #BMPMTayoNa). BMPM also comes as a feature in two mobile apps - ABS-CBNnews.com's and COMELEC's - which are present in iOS, Android, and Windows.
- ABS-CBN Official Website
- ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs Official Website
- ABS-CBN News Channel Official Website
- DZMM Official Website