- Employees of ABS-CBN became emotional as they were bracing themselves for the final airing of the network
- The moments inside the newsroom were documented, captured in photos by leading documentarist, Jeff Canoy
- It showed employees crying, Pres. Katigbak keeping his composure, and others staring at the small monitor in the room
- In his Twitter post, Jeff said, "Bukas may laban pa" and also "Di tayo pasisiil"
Jeff Canoy, a multi-awarded journalist and documentarist of ABS-CBN, captured emotional moments of the employees in the newsroom prior to final airing.
In a tweet, Jeff said that like all journalists, they couldn't help but document everything that is happening around them.
He posted photos of employees who couldn't contain their emotions and who broke down in tears.
He also captured how Pres. Carlo Katigbak stood straight with his palm over his left chest, giving reverence to the Philippine National Anthem.
Finally, Jeff ended his brief "documentary" with a tweet that summarizes how he may have felt at that exact moment.
He said, "Bukas may laban pa" and "Di tayo pasisiil."
In a previous KAMI report, the hashtag #NoToABSCBNShutDown trended worldwide on Twitter following the cease and desist order and shutdown of the Kapamilya network.
ABS-CBN is one of the most popular media and entertainment outfits in the Philippines. It has produced top-caliber stars, well-loved programs, and timely news. Some of the popular shows are “It’s Showtime” and “TV Patrol.”
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