Chief Justice Corona allows webcast of Maguindanao massacre trial

Chief Justice Renato Corona has allowed the live video webcast of the Maguindanao massacre trial, a spokesman for the Supreme Court said Tuesday.

Public Information Chief and Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez said they woukd restructure the Supreme Court website and acquire technical requirements to be able to follow the instructions of the Chief Justice.

“With this, the Maguindanao massacre trial will be accessible to viewers worldwide, continuously and without interruption. Once a scheduled trial is in progress, it can be immediately viewed by simply accessing the SC website ( using computers or mobile internet devices,” Marquez said.

“Hopefully, with the live webcast, the objections regarding no commercial breaks or gaps and continuous broadcast of entire proceedings will be addressed,” Marquez said.

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