The ABS-CBN network was forced off the air on Tuesday. Photo: AFP The ABS-CBN network was forced off the air on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
The ABS-CBN network was forced off the air on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Philippines’ ABS-CBN shutdown: TV network ‘did not attack Duterte’, Lopez matriarch says

  • Conchita Lopez Taylor, matriarch of the Lopez family who owns the company, saw ABS-CBN’s first shutdown in 1972, when Ferdinand Marcos seized its facilities
  • As its channels are switched off again, Taylor says the reason isn’t as clear this time, with politicians also volleying blame over the event

Topic |   The Philippines
The ABS-CBN network was forced off the air on Tuesday. Photo: AFP The ABS-CBN network was forced off the air on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
The ABS-CBN network was forced off the air on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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