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Facepalm of the Day
« on: December 21, 2016, 10:44:14 AM »
Every now and then . . . somebody just posts something that makes you go . . .


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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2016, 10:49:46 AM »
One of my favorites from last year: The blame game

It's the President's fault . ..  it's Congress fault . . . it's the mayor's fault . . . it's the church's fault . . . it's the < insert third-party here >'s fault . . . blame, blame, blame, blame . . .

. . . just don't blame me.


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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2017, 07:22:15 AM »
Truths are actually harder to find on the Internet.


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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2017, 09:41:35 AM »
Would flip-flopping and useless rhetorics be counted?

Philippines' Duterte cancels visit to disputed Sth China Sea island

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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2017, 12:15:25 PM »
Pot calling the kettle black?


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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2017, 01:49:05 PM »

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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2018, 05:11:43 PM »
From: Philstar -  August 7, 2018 - 9:29am

PTV makes waves with photoshopped Navy frigate
https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/08/07/1840428/ptv-makes-waves-photoshopped-navy-frigate


Screenshot of YouTube page for PTV's "Planong pagpapadala ng frigate sa Libya, suportado ng CBCP" report.
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Part of the video shows a Philippine-flagged ship that social media users have since identified as a Type 054A frigate, a type that China's People's Liberation Army Navy has been using since 2007. A photo of the Yueyang, a ship of that type, appears on the Wikipedia page for the frigate.

PTV has yet to respond to a request for comment but the video is no longer available on YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlWmAIkwcbw

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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2018, 12:51:02 PM »

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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2018, 04:08:31 PM »
From: Philstar -  August 7, 2018 - 9:29am

PTV makes waves with photoshopped Navy frigate
https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/08/07/1840428/ptv-makes-waves-photoshopped-navy-frigate

PTV has yet to respond to a request for comment but the video is no longer available on YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlWmAIkwcbw


PTV apologizes for use of Chinese-ship photo in PHL Navy story | GMA news - August 8, 2018 1:06am
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The government television network People's Television Network, Inc. (PTV/PTNI) on Tuesday apologized for its "inadvertent" use of a Chinese vessel photo in its August 5 "Ulat Bayan" story on the government's plan to send a Philippine Navy ship to Libya to help kidnapped Filipinos.

"Please be advised that the video editor responsible for downloading and using the said photos without proper verification has already been sanctioned," PTV News said in a statement. "Consequently, other PTV News producers and editors have likewise been warned against making similar mistakes in the future."

The PTV report had used a picture of a Chinese Type 054A frigate with a Philippine flag doctored on to the ship.

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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2019, 02:31:41 PM »

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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2019, 03:02:21 PM »

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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2019, 03:55:01 PM »
i thought the fb group has become a yellow mouthpiece. articles from manila times are auto blocked and deleted while articles from rappler and inquirer are worshipped as gospel truth.

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Re: Facepalm of the Day
« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2019, 12:08:36 AM »
i thought the fb group has become a yellow mouthpiece. articles from manila times are auto blocked and deleted while articles from rappler and inquirer are worshipped as gospel truth.

That was an FB group that I ran solo with an account that got blocked. Learned from that fiasco and now I have co-admins drawn from veteran Timawans.