Bloggers and netizens who can be accredited to cover President Rodrigo Duterte can have to shell out their very own cash at his occasions.
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on Tuesday (August 15) stated his workplace has not set funds apart for netizens who will cover the President.
“Wala pong budget ang naisama paransa bloggers accreditation, ang blogger will ge spending on their own in covering the President” he stated throughout the congressional listening to on the Presidential Communications Operations Office’s proposed budget for 2018.
Andanar has launched Department Order No. 15 outlining guidelines for accrediting social media practitioners to cover the President.
To be eligible for accreditation, one should be 18 years outdated and have a minimum of 5,000 followers on any on-line platform.
The accreditation, nevertheless, is on a per-event foundation.