On this day December 9, 1899
Under W.T. Stead's editorship, this had been perhaps the most successful of provincial papers (Lee, p. 155).
In 1895, Starmer was made the managing editor (Lee, p. 175).
"The first suggestion for a new approach came from outside the Temperance movement, an article in the Northern Echo on 8 August 1878" (Dingle).
"Is published every morning in time for the early trains. Its circulation increased seven-fold in seven years; was, in October, 1876, publicly referred to by the Right Hon. W.E. Gladstone, M.P., as a most ably conducted journal." ( Hubbard's Newspaper and Bank Directory of the World , 1882, Advertisement, p.1614)
"There is no paper now in existence which can be to me what the Echo is. I have given it its character, its existence, its circulation. It is myself." Stead's quote on his editorship of the Northern Echo (Onslow, p.103).
Source: The Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals: 1800-1900.
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- 1870–1900 Northern Echo
This newspaper is published by Newsquest in Darlington, Durham, England. It was digitised and first made available on the British Newspaper Archive in May 7, 2013. The latest issues were added in Jun 3, 2013.