Ref NoGUA/6/2/4/1/3/2
TitleGuardian North
Extent1 file
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited
DescriptionFile containing material relating to Guardian North, a northern edition of the paper which launched on 18 September 2000.

Contains reports, memorandum and correspondence relating to: development ideas; press coverage; board updates (covering proposal, rationale, sales opportunities and resource implications); proposed spatial distribution of different editions of the Guardian; partner support (2000); lists of articles that either did, or did not appear in Guardian North (2001); Guardian North debate on the regionalisation of northern cities (2001); audience research; press test (2000); publicity and launch (2000); potential collaboration with BBC Radio 4's 'The Message' series (2000); reader feedback; staffing arrangements; communication arrangements; Nick Davies' coverage of Leeds; circulation figures and the Focus on Leeds series.

The file also includes:
A presentation titled 'NRS October 1994 - March 1995: Demographics, topics of interest % duplication tables. Regional maps and regional readership tables;'
A draft business plan for Guardian North (May 2000);
Publicity leaflets detailing northern staff (nd).

Key correspondents include Chris Elliot (Managing editor), Alan Rusbridger (Editor) and Harriet Sherwood (Home news editor)
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsSome records may be closed in line with the Data Protection Act.
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