Ref NoGUA/6/1/4/1/4/55
TitleUPI and other news services
DateJanuary 1979 - August 1987
Extent1 file
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited; Editor's Office; Ian Wright
DescriptionCorrespondence concerning international news services, particularly the United Press International (UPI) news service, January 1979 - August 1987.

Correspondents include: Ian Wright, John LePage, United Press International representatives, Peter Preston, Brian Crook and David Garland.

Subjects covered include: the Guardian subscription to the UPI picture service, January 1979 - February 1983; suspension of the Guardian's subscription to the UPI news service, June 1980; New York Times news service and special features publications, April 1980 - October 1980; the possibility of creating a Guardian news service for student radio stations, June 1980 - September 1980; the Guardian subscription to AP-Dow Jones news services, July 1980 & November 1982; sample of UPI's coverage of the Pope's shooting, May 1981; attempts by UPI to regain the Guardian as a subscriber, December 1981 - March 1982; the transmission of FM news photographs, 23 March 1982; the Guardian UPI news wire trial, November 1982 - February 1983 and UPI news service line rental charges, November 1985 - March 1986.
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsSubject to access restrictions in line with the Data Protection Act and confidentiality.

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