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The Sunday People

Sunday People
Type Sunday newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Trinity Mirror
Editor James Scott
Founded 16 October 1881
Political alignment Independent
Language English
Headquarters London
Circulation 374,820 (January 2014)[1]
Website people.co.uk

The Sunday People is a British tabloid Sunday newspaper, founded as The People on 16 October 1881.[2]

It is published by the Trinity Mirror Group,[3] and shares a website with the Mirror papers. In July 2011 it had an average Sunday circulation of 806,544.[1] By January 2014 the circulation had shrunk to 374,820.[4] Despite its tagline claim to be a "truly independent" newspaper, The People endorsed the Labour Party at the 2015 general election on the recommendation of polling data from its readers.[5]

Contents

  • Notable columnists 1
  • Editors 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Notable columnists

Editors

1881: Sebastian Evans
1890s: Harry Benjamin Vogel
1900: Joseph Hatton
1907:
1913: John Sansome
1922: Robert Donald
1924: Hannen Swaffer
1925: Harry Ainsworth
1957: Stuart Campbell
1966: Bob Edwards
1972: Geoffrey Pinnington
1982: Nicholas Lloyd
1984: Richard Stott
1985: Ernie Burrington
1988: John Blake
1989: Wendy Henry
1989: Ernie Burrington (acting)
1990: Richard Stott
1991: Bill Hagerty
1992: Bridget Rowe
1996: Brendon Parsons
1998: Neil Wallis
2003: Mark Thomas
2008: Lloyd Embley
2012: James Scott
2014: Alison Phillips

References

  1. ^ a b Sweney, Mark (14 February 2014). "The Sun enjoys post-Christmas sales bounce with 8.3% rise". The Guardian (London). 
  2. ^ "Concise History of the British Newspaper in the Nineteenth Century". Archived from the original on 24 February 2008. Retrieved 16 March 2008. 
  3. ^ Luft, Oliver; Brook, Stephen (30 January 2009). "The People to make six staff redundant". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 6 February 2011. 
  4. ^ http://www.theguardian.com/media/2014/feb/14/the-sun-post-christmas-sales-bounce
  5. ^ http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/sunday-people-endorses-ed-miliband-5626595
  6. ^ Jessica Boulton; Katie Hind; Ben Duffy (28 March 2010). "CELEBRITY X FACTOR". People. Retrieved 1 May 2012. 

External links

  • Official website
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