The Bohol Chronicle maintains its exceptionally high readership among Boholanos being one of the country’s longest running community newspapers.
Now on its 65th year in community journalism, the paper recently showed again its readership supremacy in Tagbilaran Ciity where the bulk of its circulation is concentrated being the business center and seat of governance in the province.
In the 2019 Readership Survey conducted by the Holy Name University Research Center, The Bohol Chronicle pooled a readership rating of 95% as compared to Bohol Tribune’s 5%.
Its readership supremacy is recorded in Class ABC and E, ages, 45 and above as well as 18-24. The paper holds 91% of the male readers and 100% of the female readers.
The survey was conducted in all 15 districts in the city with 100 respondents, last February 12 to March 2019.
Meanwhile, The Bohol Chronicle was adjudged this year by the Philippine Press Institute (PPI) as the “2018 Best Editorial Page” among all weekly provincial newspapers in the Philippines.
The PPI in its award said “The Bohol Chronicle editorials have dealt with issues that have relevance to its stakeholders. There is an objective explanation of issues and the writing is concise. More importantly, it provides a feedback mechanism for its readers which manifests interactivity and dynamic communication and connectivity to its audience. “
The paper received national awards in the past years, “Best in Culture and Arts” in 2014, “Best in Disaster Reporting” in 2013 and “Best Editorial Page” in 2012, all from the prestigious Philippine Press Institute (PPI).
In 1971, the paper was adjudged by the Rotary Club of Manila as the Philippines “Most Outstanding Community Newspaper of the Year.”