Mindanao Institute of Journalism
The Mindanao Institute of Journalism (MinJourn), a non-stock, non-profit media organization registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, is composed of independent, professional journalists who believe and practice people empowerment through media.
Minjourn started as the Mindanao News and Information Cooperative Center in 2001 and continues to adhere to the principles of professionalism and social responsibility on which it was founded.
Minjourn seeks to promote knowledge and public awareness of Mindanao issues through publication, training, databank and research services; provide news and information to news organizations and the general public through its news service, MindaNews; and help improve the journalism profession in Mindanao.
The Mindanao Institute of Journalism is the leading provider of accurate, timely and comprehensive news and information on Mindanao and its peoples, serving economically, politically and culturally empowered communities.
Professionally and responsibly cover Mindanao events, peoples and issues to inform, educate, inspire and influence communities.
Who are we?
We are composed of independent, professional journalists who believe and practice people empowerment through media. We also believe that Mindanao is not all bad news and that our responsibility as journalists and information providers is to ensure a mixed balance of reports beyond the usual fare published in national newspapers or aired on radio and TV.
Statement of Values
Social responsibility is the priority in our undertakings as a cooperative. This involves integrity, honesty, conscious search for the truth, sensitivity and respect for faiths and cultures, promotion of peace amidst pluralism, environmental advocacy, and dovetailing our services to the needs of the peoples of Mindanao, particularly the marginalized sectors. Viable and sustainable enterprise will enable us to undertake the above.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President: Gail Ilagan
Vice President: Bong Sarmiento
Carolyn O. Arguillas
Jowel F. Canuday
Robert D. Timonera