TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2014
Through the wonder years: 1985-2014
COURAGE AMID CRISIS Employees join a November 2000 rally in the Makati City central business district (left) against then President Joseph Estrada, who earlier instigated an ad boycott against the INQUIRER for its stories of graft involving him, his relatives and his cronies. The boycott, which ran from July to November 1999, drew an outpouring of public support for the paper, as shown in the flood of letters reaching the newsroom. INQUIRER PHOTOS
‘MR. Y’ DOTS THE I’S Then publisher Isagani Yambot presides over a session reviewing the paper’s various sections and other newsroom concerns. He passed on in March 2012.
KNOCKOUTS Long before he became an eight-division king, congressman and undisputed People’s Champ, Manny Pacquiao is cheered from a winning corner outside the boxing ring. Here with wife Jinkee and INQUIRER president Sandy Prieto-Romualdez and chair Marixi Prieto, The Pacman was the INQUIRER’s Filipino of the Year in 2003 and 2008 and is INQUIRER’s lone hall-of-famer.
INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH APPETITE FOR DISCUSSION One of the INQUIRER dinners with newsmakers, where inside and back stories and perchance a scoop often turn up on the menu. This evening’s guest is Sen. Loren Legarda (head of table, left).
FOUNDING chair Eggie Apostol delivers her response after receiving the first UP Gawad Plaridel in 2004. By then she was retired.
LIGHT UP FOR JUSTICE Employees hold a candlelight vigil to join the nation in mourning the November 2009 Maguindanao massacre while publisher Isagani Yambot (right) raises a fistful of rage.
Don Jaime Zobel de Ayala with editorial and business executives Magsanoc, Yambot and then INQUIRER president Ben Pangilinan (right).
The Philippine Daily Inquirer marks its 29th anniversary today with simple rites at its offices in Makati City.