The Philippine Daily Inquirer is undeniably the country’s most credible and influential newspaper. With over 2.7 million nationwide readers daily, it enjoys a market share of over 50% and tops the readership surveys.
Not only it is the most read among all sectors and ages, it is also the country’s most trusted source of hard-hitting news and countless exposes. Distinguished by award-giving bodies like the Catholic Mass Media Awards, Jaime Ongpin Awards for Investigative Journalism, Anvil Awards and IFRA Asia Media Awards,it is the Philippines’ most awarded broadsheet with over 400 awards and citations.
With four regional bureaus, over 130 provincial correspondents nationwide and four printing presses in Cebu, Davao, Laguna and Manila, Inquirer delivers news to the provinces faster and more effectively than its competitors.
For almost 30 years, the Inquirer has been reaping the rewards of its hard work. AC Nielsen, Asia Research Organization and Newspaper Dealers Association surveys say Inquirer tops readership and sales. It is also the most innovative broadsheet with special niche sections for the youth, children, culture, society and even golf enthusiasts.
Its highly successful publication, a free paper aptly called Inquirer Libre, won two Gold Quill Awards of Excellence and is currently making in-roads in developing readership among the masses.
Besides being the country’s leading journalistic voice, the Inquirer is also strongly committed to social responsibility and has taken an active role in various socio-civic programs. Its business savvy and social conscience have been recognized with the Agora Award for Outstanding Marketing Company of the Year in 1998, Anvil Award of Merit for its participation in Tabang Mindanaw and Gold Quill Award of Excellence for Economic, Social and Environmental Development in 2003.
It is also the most environmental-friendly newspaper in the country, being the first local newspaper to use organic soy-based ink, 100% recycled newsprint and a resizing of the paper saving seven trees a day. It won a special citation from the Catholic Mass Media Awards for its environmental initiatives, and numerous Gold Quill Award of Excellence for its youth readership program and Inquirer Read Along.
Its meaningful goal of making a difference in the everyday life of Filipinos continues to be the driving force behind its journalistic and corporate initiatives. As the country’s no. 1 newspaper, the Philippine Daily Inquirer will remain steadfast in its commitment to bring Balanced news, fearless views to readers when and where it matters.