Abstract: The British Press (1803-1826) was a daily newspaper founded in January 1803 in opposition to The Morning Post, with a conservative orientation. It printed the latest news, from home and abroad, for a London readership, and provided early journalistic employment for Charles Dickens.
Abstract: The Sun was a daily evening newspaper founded in 1792 with the support of then Prime Minister, William Pitt, and his Tory government. By the mid-1830s the politics of the newspaper had shifted, and it was advocating liberal and free trade principles. Ran 1792-1871, with dataset covering 1801-1871.
Abstract: The Liverpool Standard and General Commercial Advertiser (1832-1856, with two changes of title) was a Conservative newspaper established by local politicians to counter the rise of Radicalism and promote “Church and State” ideology.
Abstract: The Liverpool-based Northern Daily Times (1853-1961, with two changes of title) was the first provincial daily newspaper in England to enjoy a sustained run. It was also one of the very first one penny dailies.