The Guardian Archive: Back Issue Newspapers

The Guardian Archive: Back Issue Newspapers

Newspapers can offer insight into what the community or even the world was like on any given day. There may be drastic changes from only a few years ago, or there may be surprising similarities to events of 100 years ago. Although general information and major events are likely covered by any newspaper, at times ...

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THE DAILY TELEGRAPH ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

Newspapers have remained one of the most important uses of media over the centuries. They allow regular people to have an abundance of relevant, real world information at their fingertips. Tried and trusted, newspapers are considered to be a reliable source of information even in the modern day. Historically, newspapers allow an insight into another ...

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THE DAILY STAR ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE DAILY STAR ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

It is fair to say that we, in Britain, have ingrained newspapers as an intrinsic part of our culture. Newspapers have been the most popular form of mass communication for centuries. It is a medium that brings complex issues to the common person, cheaply and efficiently. Although they are not without their biases, newspaper archives ...

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THE EVENING STANDARD ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE EVENING STANDARD ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

Newspapers are possibly the best way to achieve in depth coverage about relevant events in each area. British newspapers give a cultural insight that may be missed by forms of media such as televisions. Without newspapers, an important part of our history would be lost in the past. By using newspapers, we are able to ...

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THE FINANCIAL TIMES ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE FINANCIAL TIMES ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

A thriving business for centuries, newspapers have been at the forefront of journalism for generations. The history of a country’s newspaper is always deeply intertwined with the history of the country itself. It is a cultural phenomenon, the importance of which can not be exaggerated. To those wishing to learn more about the past ...

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Western Morning News archive: back issue newspapers

Western Morning News archive: back issue newspapers

History of Western Morning News

According to Wikipedia, Western Morning News was founded in 1860 by William Saunders and Edward Spender, and has been published continuously ever since. In 1866 Saunders and Spender converted the company to a Limited Liability Company (LLC). This may have been to make the paper seem larger than it was ...

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The Sunday Pictorial archive: back issue newspapers

The Sunday Pictorial archive: back issue newspapers

History of the Sunday Pictorial

The Sunday Pictorial, or Sunday Pic as it is commonly called, was the original name of the Sunday Mirror. It was first published in 1915 by Lord Rothermere and edited by F.R. Sanderson. The idea of the paper was to balance quality journalism with entertainment, presented in a largely ...

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Sporting Life archive: back issue newspapers

Sporting Life archive: back issue newspapers

History of Sporting Life

Sporting Life was first published in 1859 as a twice weekly paper focused mainly on horse racing. It moved to being a daily paper in 1883. In 1886 the owners of Sporting Life purchased rival Bell’s Life in London and Sporting Chronicle.

For over 100 years Sporting Life was part ...

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THE RACING POST ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE RACING POST ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

History of the Racing Post

By the time Racing Post was first published in 1986, its chief rival and the UK’s main sporting newspaper, Sporting Life, had already been in publication for over a century. The paper was published every weekday until 1995 when horse races began taking place on Sundays. If races were ...

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THE DAILY MIRROR ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE DAILY MIRROR ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

The printed word has been commonplace in society for hundreds of years. Although newspapers have undergone drastic change over this time, they have consistently delivered current events to common people. The attitudes of the time are reflected in these newspapers, making them the most useful resource for learning more about the past. The Daily Mirror ...

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