Filipino newspaper Bayanihan Tribune begins publishing in Seattle in 1974.

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  • Posted 2/24/2002
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In 1974, the biweekly Filipino newspaper Bayanihan Tribune begins publishing in Seattle. The publisher is Ely U. Orias and the editor is Dione Corsilles. The paper opposes the Marcos regime in the Philippines, and takes other progressive positions. Many young Asian American activists of the day claim it is the most progressive of the three Filipino newspapers in Seattle. The paper publishes until 1979.

Sources: Mayumi Tsutakawa, "A History of Asian Community Media," in International Examiner, June 15, 1983, reprinted in Doug Chin, Seattle's International District: The Making of a Pan-Asian American Community (Seattle: International Examiner Press, 2001), 88-89.

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