Korina Sanchez, one of the Philippines most respected journalist and news anchor, aired her reactions on the statement made by international journalist Anderson Cooper, who is currently in the Philippines to cover the relief efforts of the government after typhoon Yolanda’s devastation.
The primary anchor of ABS-CBN’s TV Patrol, Korina Sanchez allegedly aired her sentiment on her radio show. According to some Twitter users, Korina Sanchez stated that Anderson Cooper does not know what he is talking about.
Twitter users also stated that the comment was made by Korina Sanchez on her DZMM radio program. One Twitter user stated that, “Itong si Anderson Cooper, sabi wala daw gov’t presence sa Tacloban. Mukhang hindi niya alam ang sinasabi niya.” as stated on Twitter.
Anderson Cooper, one of the primary anchor of the United States-based CNN, was in the Philippines as part of CNN special coverage for Typhoon Yolanda. The veteran journalist flew in the Philippines with CNN reporters, do a live program coverage for Anderson Cooper 360°.
Cooper is currently in ground zero in Tacloban City, Leyte, one of the worst affected areas hit by super typhoon Haiyan.
Here’s some of the reports made by Anderson Cooper:
“It’s a miserable, miserable situation here. It is not getting better day by day. We’re now entering the fifth day since the storm hit here in Tacloban … You would expect maybe a feeding center that has been set up five days after the storm. We haven’t seen that, certainly not in this area,” Cooper reported, speaking with Jake Tapper, CNN anchor on The Lead newscast on Tuesday.
“It is a very desperate situation, among the most desperate I’ve seen in covering disasters in the last couple of years,” he added.