The Sun newspaper

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PC: Who owns the british tabloid Daily newspaper 'The sun'
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp
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PC: How many times was the Sun published originally?
6 days a week
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PC: When did the 'Sun' become 7 days a week?
It started producing the Sun on Sunday in February 2012 to replace the 'News of the World'
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PC: The Sun has the largest circulation of any daily print newspaper in the UK, what is the average daily circulation and what is the readership?
Average daily circulation roughly 1.6 million copies and a daily readership of around 4.4 million
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PC: What is the UK's biggest selling Sunday newspaper?
The Sun on Sunday
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PC: What is International Migrants Day and when is it?
A day when the UN encourages the world to acknowledge the importance of immigrants on the 18th December
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PC: Just days before this front page what did the YouGov Poll show?
It revealed that 42% of their responders said immigration was the key area where Britain needed to win back power from Brussels.
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PC: When did Britain ultimately vote to leave the EU?
June 23rd 2016 Brexit
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PC: Why did many people vote to leave the EU?
It is believed that many people voted this way due to their feelings about immigration
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HC: How did the Sun start it's life?
Started life as a broadsheet in 1994, becoming a tabloid in 1969 after being purchased by it's current owner
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HC: What was the important feature of the papers marketing strategy?
Sex was an important feature of the papers marketing strategy and the first ******* page three model appeared in November 1970. This soon became a regular feature of the paper and has been an area of contention for some people
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HC: Why has the Sun always been considered controversial in terms of it's output?
It's due to it's over-reliance on sensational news and partly due to complete fabrication for the sake of a story('Freddy star ate my hamster'1986)
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HC: What was the Sun's most notable contraversy?
Coverage of the Hillsborough football stadium disaster in Sheffield on 15th April 1985 in which 96 people died
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HC: What was the front page headline and story on the Hillsborough football stadium disaster?
Front page headline of "The Truth" and printed alligations that fans pick pocketed victims, urinated on members of emergency services and assaulted a police man who was administering the kiss of life to a victim.
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HC: Why did 'The Sun' apologise for the Hillsborough football stadium disaster?
The story was seemingly based on allegations from anonymous sources that were later proved to be false.
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HC: The front page caused outrage in Liverpool, what reaction did it create?
The paper was titled "The Scum" and the significant proportion of the cities population still boycott the paper today with many shops even refusing to stock it
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HP: Which political party does the newspaper support in the early years?
'The Sun' nominally supported the Labour party but has moved back and forth between Labour and Conservatives, depending on party leadership
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HP: What has the paper been very vocal in telling it's readers to do?
It's been very vocal in telling it's readers how they should vote("Why it must be Labour"1970,;"Vote Tory this time"1979;"Do you really want this old fool to run Britain"1983.
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HP: What political allegiance does 'The Sun' have today?
It supports the Conservative party and does not support the EU, so it's not suprising that the language of these main articles seeks to aportion blame to the EU, suggesting they are the reason for such high levels of immigration
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