Superior Govierno (1811)
The first newspaper printed in movable
type which gave news of the Napoleonic
invasion in Spain.
The first daily which began publication
in 1846 but escaped detection by the
Spanish censors for three years.
by Felipe del Pan, which lived up
to 1899. It was the only newspaper
that did not undergo banning by the
Spanish officials. Founded 1848, the
magazine existed for 38 years.
Catolico Filipino (1862)
On February 1, 1862, the first religious
newspaper by Fr. Pedro Pelaez. This
paper precipitated the Cavite rebellion.
Published by Mariano Sevilla, the
paper carried the slogan "Religious
Unity" and called on all Filipinos
to unite under one church. Ironically,
the church did not have a hand in
the organization nor in the circulation
of the paper. An organ of information
based on Catholic principles.
Founded on April 1, 1887 and lasted
up to 1890, was the first politics-oriented
daily. It was considered the cheapest
paper at that time costing 50 centavos
for a month's subscription.
and the Revolutionary Papers (1889)
fortnightly periodical published
by Filipino emigres in Spain in
1889, became the vehicle through
which nationalistic views were propagated.
Its first editor was Graciano Lopez
Jaena. - Other revolutionary papers
of the time include Kalayaan, La
Libertad, La Independenda, La Republica
Filipinas, La Revolucion, El Renacimiento,
and La Vanguardia. Most revolutionary
papers were published outside the
country either in Madrid or Barcelona
due to Spanish censorship
The only newspaper published
by Juan Perez but reportedly owned
by a Marcos crony, Roberto Benedicto,
was the only existing print media
at the onset of Martial Law.
An English tabloid which replaced
Forum, published by Jose Burgos
on January 17, 1983.