Photo of Duterte ‘monitoring’ Typhoon Rosita- Misleading
The photo is actually the president monitoring Typhoon Ompong in September. Nonetheless, Duterte reportedly briefed on Typhoon Rosita
A photo circulated in social media of President Rodrigo Duterte “monitoring areas expected to hit by Typhoon Rosita.”
The Facebook page “Kasama sa Pagbabago” posted the photo on October 31, 2018. The post garnered 470 reactions, 27 comments, and 161 shares.
The claim sent by a reader.
The facts: It is the wrong photo.
The photo is actually Duterte checking the aftermath in some areas of Cagayan Valley of Typhoon Ompong
during a situation briefing at the Cagayan Provincial Capitol in Tuguegarao City on September 16. It takes by
Meanwhile, Karl Norman Alonzo for the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO).
The photo published in Philstar, UNTV, and Metro Cebu.
It also published by PCOO on their Twitter account.
The caption of the Facebook post a word-for-word copy of a GMA News report published on October 29 with the headline,
“President Duterte closely monitors areas expected to hit by Typhoon Rosita – Palace.”
Duterte himself said his previous Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano’s birthday festivity on October 28
that he will “be there” amid tropical storms like Rosita. He additionally advised the Commission on Audit to make it simpler for nearby government units to utilize post-hurricane reserves.
Rappler has beforehand checked comparable Facebook posts where a wrong photograph utilized.
Further, among them were two posts utilizing a wrong photograph of the lodging ventures in Marawi which are really a holder compose lodging in Japan and a stock photograph of a townhouse in the United States.
There was likewise a case which utilized as far as anyone knows demonstrated the alleviation activities for Typhoon Ompong, yet it turns out it is a 2011 photograph of the post-Typhoon Lando help tasks.
Like Facebook pages Rappler has checked, Kasama sa Pagbabago’s substance is for the most part professional organization and hostile to restriction.