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March 27, 2009
Ang Pinoy Weekly ay pahayagang online na naglalathala ng mga istorya, imahe at opinyon ng mardyinalisadong mga sektor ng lipunan, kabilang ang mga manggagawa, magsasaka, kabataan, kababaihan, migrante at iba pa. Isa itong progresibong pahayagang lumalabas sa Internet, gayundi’y naglalathala ng tabloid-magasin, kabilang ang Pinoy Weekly Special Issues, gayundin, noong nakaraan, ang Pinoy Weekly Japan Edition, Pinoy Weekly Israel Edition, Pinoy Weekly Taiwan at Pinoy Weekly Mindanao.
Ang tanggapang editoryal nito ay matatagpuan sa 3rd Floor, Jovenes Building, 57 P. Burgos Street, Project 4, Quezon City, Philippines. Tel. no. (02) 517-6250.
Ang Pinoy Weekly ay inilalathala ng PinoyMedia Center, Inc., isang organisasyong nonprofit na naglalayong idemokratisa ang praktika ng pamamahayag sa bansa.
Sa mahigit isang dekada ng paglalathala nito ng pahayagan para sa mardyinalisadong mga sektor ng lipunang Pilipino, maraming beses nang kinilala ang Pinoy Weekly ng iba’t ibang institusyong pangmidya at patimpalakan. Kabilang dito ang Jaime V. Ongpin Awards for Excellence in Journalism at Gawad Agong. Minsan nang kinilala ito ng Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility, sa Nobyembre 2006 isyu into sa Philippine Journalism Review: “If other tabloids are known for their sensationalized stories on crime and sex or splashy entertainment and sports pages, Pinoy Weekly comes across as a serious paper with analyses on issues affecting citizens, especially the marginalized.”
Kasalukuyang pinatatakbo ito ng isang editorial team ng batang mga mamamahayag, kabilang sina: Kenneth Roland A. Guda, Ilang-Ilang D. Quijano, Macky Macaspac, Darius R. Galang, Christopher Pasion, at Soliman A. Santos. May malaking lupon ng correspondents sa iba’t ibang bahagi ng bansa at mundo ang Pinoy Weekly, at gayundin ng mga kolumnista at contributor na manunulat at artista.
PinoyMedia Center, Inc. is a Security and Exchange Commision-registered non-profit organization based in the National Capital Region (NCR) of the Philippines.
Also known as the publisher of the alternative online and print media outfit Pinoy Weekly, the main sectors or communities that it serves are women, youth, trade unions, urban poor, migrant workers, and public sector employees. It also has partners that work with farmers, indigenous peoples, and church people.
It has three programs, namely, Grassroots Media Development,Information for Advocacy, and Media Engagement.
PMC has partner organizations in the NCR for each sector of concern, namely, women, trade unions, youth, urban poor, migrant workers, and public sector workers. PMC also works with partner organizations in selected provinces in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
PMC is made up of a Board of Directors that include veteran independent media practitioners, distinguished members of the academe, and artists:
National Artist for Literature Bienvenido Lumbera
Acclaimed playwright Bonifacio Ilagan
Cultural critic, Pinoy Weekly columnist, and UP College of Mass Communication Dean Rolando Tolentino (Board Chair)
Veteran journalist and former UP Masscom Dean Luis V. Teodoro
Veteran photojournalist Leo Esclanda
Pinoy Weekly editor Ilang-Ilang Quijano (former director of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines and fellow of the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism)
Pinoy Weekly editor and long-time alternative media practitioner Kenneth Roland Guda