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MailOnline - Daily Mail and General Trust
- Right-wing (Conversative).
- Launched in 2003.
- Most visited English-language newspaper website in the world.
- Had 11.34m daily visitors in August 2014.
- Almost 70% of the website traffic is from outside the UK (mainly USA).
- Introduced sponsored articles - guarantee 450,000 page views for £65,000 - commercial.
- Mixture of international news, UK sport, personal finance, travel, celebrity news and lifestyle editorial.
- Create 750 articles per day.
- Articles tend to be dominated by pictures rather than long-form journalism.
- Estimated that 25% of the website's traffic is purely to access the gossip/entertainment stories.
- Allows people to express anonnymous comments on articles and reserve the right to remove/edit these comments.
- Has been blocked in China.
- Effective Design award.
Controversies: racism, sexism, innacurate and hoax sources/stories, as well as piracy of stories.
Daily Mail - Daily Mail and General Trust
- Founded in 1896.
- UK's third-highest-circulation newspaper.
- Daily middle-market newspaper.
- Content from the paper appears on the MailOnline website, despite being managed by a separate editor.
- In 2014, it had the lowest demographic for 15-to-44-year-olds among the major dailies.
- It is the only British daily newspaper to have a higher female (than male) readership.
- In November 2018, it had an average daily circulation of 1,222,611 copies.
- Never had a female editor.
Criticisms: Homophobia, sexism, inaccuracy, racism, taboo topics (e.g. Stephen Lawrence, cannabis, etc.).
Daily Mirror - Trinity Mirror
- Left-wing (Labour).
- Founded in 1903.
- In December 2016, it had a daily circulation of 716,923.
- Converted into a working-class newspaper after 1934 to increase the audience size.
- During the mid-1960s, daily sales exceeded 5m (a feat never repeated by a British daily paper since).
- Had two female editors (including current Alison Phillips 2018-); Anne Robinson is deputy editor.
Controversies: Homosexuality, Iraq War, Nazis and KKK, working-class topics.
Daily Express - Trinity Mirror
- Right-wing populism (Conservative).
- In February 2019, it had an average daily circulation of 315,142.
- Switched from broadsheet to tabloid in 1977.
- One female editor (1998-2001).
Controversies: Conspiracy theories (Lady Di), obsession (Madeline McCann), xenophobia and hate speech.
The Guardian - Guardian Media Group
- Politically centre-left.
- Launched in 1821.
- Compact tabloid newspaper since 2018.
- As of February 2020, it has a daily circulation of 126,879.