Davao City - Manila Bulletin, the country's leading national newspaper, was recently named by the Mindanao Youth Choice Awards as the best newspaper in Davao City in a survey it conducted in the first week of April this year.
Christian Formentos Robles, chairperson of Mindanao Youth Expo 2013, told the Manila Bulletin office here that the award was a result of a survey that the Youth Expo conducted on about 2,000 youth readers in the city.
Robles said that Manila Bulletin, as the survey results indicated, got a favorable margin from respondents naming the newspaper as the best in the field of news and current affairs, customer care, and youth orientation to promote youth empowerment and revival.
The Mindanao Youth Choice Awards is being run and governed by the Mindanao Youth Expo 2013 organizing team chaired by the Junior Volunteers Circle (JVC) and the National Youth Commission (NYC), together with the Regional Youth Advisory Council in Region XI (RYAC), the STI-Davao and the Mindanao Young Leader Parliament.
The result of the survey presented revealed that of the 2,000 youth respondents in Davao City, 29.33 percent said they chose Manila Bulletin as the best newspaper, followed by the Philippine Daily Inquirer (27.20 percent), the Philippine Star (22.68 percent), and the Daily Tribune (20 percent).
The award night is slated on May 5 at the RSM Events Center of the Philippine Women's College Compound in Matina, Davao City.
The awarding ceremonies will one of the major culminating activities of the Mindanao Youth Expo that will run from May 3 to 5 this year.
The Mindanao Youth Expo will be joined by youth leaders representing various youth organizations from Mindanao.