Philippines: Climber Scales Mt. Everest

Newsstand blog is reporting on the first Filipino to scale the world's tallest mountain and the story as presented by the various news agencies. Some of the media companies were also involved in sponsoring the climbing teams. Jeg comments on the post “Congratulations to the Pinoys. Well done. No congratulations to the networks. These are people's lives theyre playing with for ratings. I mean pushing the schedule a full year ahead just because a rival network's team is going ahead? The sad thing about this is if, Heaven forbid, something bad happens (the descent is still dangerous), it'll boost their ratings even more. Win-win. We should all be so lucky.”

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