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Manicad seeks to bridge gap between media, gov’t policies

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 08:55 AM October 17, 2018

Former journalist Jiggy Manicad says he aims to fill the gap between media practice and government policies if elected to the Senate in 2019. INQUIRER.NET / CATHRINE GONZALES

As a former journalist, Jiggy Manicad aims to fill the gap between media coverage and government policy actions if elected as senator.

Manicad on Wednesday said that as a journalist, he saw the limitations of media as a form of public service.

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“Nakita ko yung limitations sa media na pwede nating i-expose (yung issues) but whether yung government a-action sa pamamagitan ng policies, hindi natin nakikita yun,” Manicad said in an interview before he filed his certificate of candidacy at the Commission on Elections.

“So I guess yung policy level na yun, yung gap na yun, yun ang nais kong punuan,” Manicad added.

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Manicad is running as an independent candidate.

He served as a reporter of GMA News for years and became a news anchor for one of the programs of the network. /cbb

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