Pagina/12 is a social democratic newspaper based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Pagina/12 was founded on May 25, 1987, by journalist Jorge Lanata in association with writer Osvaldo Soriano and investigative journalist Horacio Verbitsky. Owned by Fernando Sokolowicz, a former militant in the far-left ERP insurgency active during the early 1970s, the daily was bailed out financially in 1994 by Grupo Clarin, which retained a stake.Lopez, Jose Ignacio. El Hombre de Clarin. Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 2008.
Among Pagina/12's leading writers are the internationally renowned investigative journalist and author Horacio Verbitsky, the historian Osvaldo Bayer, the political scientist Jose Natanson, the Cervantes prize winning poet Juan Gelman, the football journalist and comic author Juan Sasturain and the Uruguayan journalist Eduardo Galeano.
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