The Standard website, launched in August 2002, extends the newspaper’s reach beyond its traditional readers
and makes its brand of Philippine news and opinion available to a much wider and geographically diverse
readership here and overseas.
In tone and content, the online edition mirrors the editorial thrust of the newspaper. While hewing to the
traditional precepts of fairness and objectivity, TS believes the news of the day need not be staid, overly
long or dry. Stories are succinct, readable and written in a lively style that has become a hallmark of the