Front Pages 2011

Front Pages 2011: Royal Wedding | Merci Resigns

Front Pages 2011: Royal Wedding | Merci Resigns

Front pages of Bulletin, Inquirer, and Star, April 30

April 29, 2011. In London, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and commoner Catherine “Kate” Middleton were married. The “royal wedding of the century” got comprehensive media coverage all over the world.

Meanwhile, in Manila, Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez tendered her resignation, effective May 6. Gutierrez, who has held the post for nearly six years, was about to be impeached in Senate for allegedly sitting on numerous cases against then-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and First Gentleman Mike Arroyo.

[Page One stories on the “royal wedding”: Manila Bulletin | Philippine Daily Inquirer | Philippine Star]

[Page One stories on Merci’s resignation: Manila Bulletin | Philippine Daily Inquirer | Philippine Star]

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Front Pages 2011 is Pinoy Index’s way of looking back at notable events of 2011, as presented on the front page of the three leading broadsheet newspapers in the country: the Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the Philippine Star.

Images of newspaper front pages featured in this post are retrieved from the Bulletin e-paper site at Pressmart.com, the Inquirer e-paper site at PressDisplay.com, and the Philippine Star archives.

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