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LOOK: Grammar fail! Palace reporters cringe at errors in media ID from Andanar

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Members of the Malacañang Press Corps could only shake their heads in disbelief after the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) ordered a recall of the media ID issued to them for 2018.

PCOO officials didn’t say why, but Palace reporters suspect it was because of the grammatical errors printed on the ID.

A cursory look at the media ID would make any proofreader— or student— cringe.

The first sentence on the card read: “This card to be worn during presidential coverage, but subject to specific accreditation/security requirements.”

MPC members are required to wear the ID “all times in entering Malacañang and while inside Palace grounds.”

The PCOO warned that the ID card “is non-transferable and void if altered this card remains property of Presidential Communications Office.”

It added: “Upon expiration or when resigns from his or her agency, this card should be returning without delay to the International Press Center, G/F National Press Club, Magallanes Drive, Intramuros, Manila.”

The ID card was signed by Communications Secretary Martin Andanar.

Given that the MPC’s media card for 2017 didn’t have grammatical errors, it’s a wonder why PCOO made a change— for the worst.