Ref NoGUA/6/4/1/1/31
TitleCuttings book
DateMarch 2000 - November 2000
Extent1 volume
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited
DescriptionCuttings of each of the Guardian's leading articles with manuscript annotations of the author's initials, 23 March 2000 - 11 November 2000. Leading articles were published anonymously each day as the collective view of the newspaper. Researchers should note that leaders do not necessarily express the personal views of their writers.

The following leading articles have no author identified:
25 March 2000: The right to be different
27 March 2000: Trimble's awful weekend
27 March 2000: Tony, relax
27 March 2000: Land of the sinking sum
24 April 2000: Spoilt for choice
only 2 leading article included on 7 October
only 1 leading article included on 9 October
only 2 leading articles included on 12 October
30 October 2000: Reinjecting trust
30 October 2000: dot.com slump

Generally three leading articles were published each day, appearing as a column. The first example of a heading appears on 20 October when the heading reads 'The Guardian' above which are the words 'Founded in 1821' and the edition number.

The authors identified in this volume are (in alphabetical order):
HB - (1 September 2000)
MB - Madeleine Bunting
MD - Malcolm Dean
CD -
LE - [Larry Elliot]
J Ezard
JF - Jonathan Freedland
JG - [John Gittings]
VK - Vic Keegan
EMc - [Ewen MacAskill]
EMcK - [Ewen MacAskill]
DMcK - David McKie
IM - [Ian Mayes]
SM -
AR - Alan Rusbridger
TR (11 August 2000)
JS - [Jonathan Steele]
ST - [Simon Tisdall]
DW - [David Ward]
MW - [Martin Woollacott or Martin Wainwright]
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen
FormatPrinted document
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