PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
"History is set to unfold as the country starts the year with the impeachment trial of the head of judiciary, Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona--a first in Philippine history.
"As the impeachment court resumes session on Monday, January 16, the country's most trusted broadcast news organization, GMA News and Public Affairs gears up yet again to give viewers the most comprehensive, blow-by-blow account of the impeachment trial.
"The live, continuous coverage on GMA News TV, dubbed "The Chief Justice on Trial" is anchored by news pillars Arnold Clavio and Vicky Morales. Viewers can also look forward to intelligent analyses from experts in Constitutional Law.
"Late last year, on December 12, the country watched as the House of Representatives voted to impeach Chief Justice Corona. Soon after, the Senate convened itself into an impeachment court. In the complaint, Corona is being accused of graft and corruption, culpable violation of the Constitution and betrayal of public trust.
"This Monday, January 16, watch as opposing counsels deliver their opening statements as this momentous trial unfolds on Philippine television.
"Catch GMA News TV's special coverage, "The Chief Justice On Trial," starting Monday, 1:30 p.m., with recaps on Quick Response Team at 6 p.m., followed by Balita Pilipinas, and later, State of the Nation with Jessica Soho. Starting Tuesday, highlights will be shown on Dobol B sa News TV, News To Go, Balitanghali, News TV Live, and The Chief Justice on Trial Review at 10:10 a.m.
"On GMA, get updates throughout the day on GMA Flash Report and watch recaps on 24 Oras, Saksi and Unang Hirit. Listen to the live broadcast of the trial via DZBB or watch it online on gmanews.tv/livestream. Also visit www.gmanews.tv for more comprehensive details of the proceedings. Send in comments, views, opinions and questions through YouScoop, and the GMA News accounts on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #CJTrial."
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