- Manila Bulletin
Type Daily newspaper Format Broadsheet Owner Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. Editor Crispulo Icban, Jr. Founded February 2, 1900 Political alignment Pro-administration Language English Headquarters Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines Official website http://www.mb.com.ph/
The Manila Bulletin (PSE: MB), (also known as the Bulletin and previously known as the Manila Daily Bulletin and the Bulletin Today) is the Philippines' largest broadsheet newspaper by circulation, followed by the Philippine Daily Inquirer. It bills itself as "The Nation's Leading Newspaper", which is its official slogan. Founded in 1900 as a shipping journal, it is the second-oldest Philippine newspaper, second only to The Manila Times.
Its name was changed from Bulletin Today on March 12, 1986.
It was originally owned by a Swiss expatriate named Hans Menzi. The Manila Bulletin survived the Martial law era of President Ferdinand Marcos for propaganda purposes.
The newspaper is owned by Filipino-Chinese business mogul Emilio Yap, who, aside from the Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation (the paper's controlling company), also owns the Manila Hotel, Centro Escolar University and Euro-Phil Laboratories. The company has been listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange since 1990, and had revenues of approximately US$45 million in 2004. Besides its flagship it publishes two other daily tabloids, Tempo and Balita, as well as nine magazines such as the Philippine Panorama, Bannawag, Liwayway, Bisaya and a host of other journals in English, Tagalog, Cebuano and other Philippine languages.
The newspaper is regarded by many for being pro-administration regardless of whoever is in power and also for its optimistic and non-sensational journalism. To further enhance its image as a newspaper which presents positive news articles, the Bulletin recently introduced a new marketing tagline "There's good news here". In addition it maintains the oldest news web site in the Philippines.
On December 22, 2007, survey results by Nielsen Media Research "Nielsen Media Index Study (Enhanced Wave 2)," covering the whole year of 2007, showed that the Philippine Daily Inquirer (parent company of INQUIRER.net) was the choice of 53% "of those who said they had read a broadsheet" with 1.3 million readers. Manila Bulletin came second with 47 % (1.17 million readers), while the Philippine Star was third with 42% (1.05 million readers). Nielsen survey also showed that the Sunday Inquirer Magazine, led in its category, with 39% readership, Panorama came in second with 35%, while Starweek was third with 12%.
On June 5, 2008, a Filipino blogger sued the Bulletin for copyright infringement. The photo blogger had discovered that photos that he had taken and posted online had been used by the Manila Bulletin in its "Travel & Tourism" section of the March 21, 2007 issue. Apparently, the photographs had been altered and used by the newspaper without the original photographer's consent and without attribution or compensation. A month later, the newspaper filed a counter-suit against the blogger claiming "exemplary and moral damages". The Manila Bulletin claimed that its use (and alteration, creating derivative works) of the photographs constituted fair use.
- ^ Change of name from Bulletin Today.
- ^ Inquirer.net, Nielsen survey shows Inquirer is top newspaper
- ^ Olandres, Abe (2008-06-11). "Filipino Photographer sues Manila Bulletin". Yugatech: Philippine Technology News and Reviews. http://www.yugatech.com/blog/pinoy-bloggers/filipino-photographer-sues-manila-bulletin/. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
- ^ Olandres, Abe (2008-07-09). "Manila Bulletin files counter suit against Photoblogger". Yugatech: Philippine Technology News and Reviews. http://www.yugatech.com/blog/pinoy-bloggers/filipino-photographer-sues-manila-bulletin/. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
Newspapers/Magazines in the Metro Manila marketBroadsheetsTabloidsMagazines Online-only Newspapers in the Metro Manila marketBroadsheets Defunct Newspapers/Magazines in the Metro Manila marketBroadsheetsTabloidsBanat • Bosero • Remate Tonight • RP Daily Exposé • Toro
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Manila Bulletin — Die Manila Bulletin (auch Bulletin) ist die zweitälteste philippinische Tageszeitung. Sie erscheint an sieben Tagen der Woche mit unterschiedlichen Beilagen, das Format der Zeitung ist das Broadsheet Format. Geschichte Sie wurde am 2. Februar… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Manila hostage crisis — The bus where the hostages were held captive. Location Rizal Park, Manila, Philippines … Wikipedia
Manila Film Center — The front exterior of the Center General information Location Pasay City, Manila, Philippines … Wikipedia
Manila Christian Computer Institute for the Deaf — College of Technology, Inc. Motto God, Education, Technology, Life Established 1993/2008 Type … Wikipedia
Manila Standard Today — The July 9, 2005 front page of the Manila Standard Today Type Daily newspaper Format Broadsheet … Wikipedia
Manila — City of Manila Lungsod ng Maynila Capital City From top left : Manila Skyline viewed from CCP Comple … Wikipedia
Manila Light Rail Transit System — Overview Type … Wikipedia
Manila — City of Manila Lungsod ng Maynila Lage von Manila in der Region Metro Manila … Deutsch Wikipedia
Manila Peninsula rebellion — Attempts at regime change in the Philippines (1970–2007) Civil unrest (1970) People Power (1986) 1986 87 plots Honasan s Second (1989) Fall of Estrada (2001) May 1 riots (2001) Oakwood mutiny (2003) State of emergency (2006) Manila Peninsula… … Wikipedia
Manila LRT Yellow Line — Metrorail Overview Type Rapid transit System … Wikipedia