The Journal (newspaper)

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For the 18th-century weekly, see Newcastle Journal (1739-1788).
The Journal
Type Daily regional newspaper
Owner(s) Trinity Mirror
Editor Brian Aitken
Founded 1832
Headquarters Groat Market, Newcastle upon Tyne
Official website journallive.co.uk

The Journal is a daily newspaper produced in Newcastle upon Tyne. Published by ncjMedia, (a division of Trinity Mirror), The Journal is produced every weekday and Saturday morning and is complemented by its sister publications the Evening Chronicle and the Sunday Sun.[1]

The newspaper mainly has a middle-class and professional readership throughout North East England, covering a mixture of regional, national and international news.[citation needed] It also has an award-winning daily business section and sports page as well as the award-winning monthly Culture magazine and weekly property supplement Homemaker.[citation needed]

News coverage about farming is also an important part of the paper with a high readership in rural Northumberland.

It was the named sponsor of Tyne Theatre on Westgate Road during the 2000s, until January 2012.

The first edition of the Newcastle Journal was printed on 12 May 1832, and subsequent Saturdays, by Hernaman and Perring, 69 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle. On 12 May 2007, The Journal celebrated its 175th Anniversary and 49,584th issue.[citation needed]

The Journal was named North East Newspaper of the Year in 2007 and 2008 at the Tom Cordner North East Press Awards.[citation needed]

Newcastle United FC ban[edit]

Since October 2013, the Chronicle, Journal and Sunday Sun have been banned from Newcastle United F.C. due to the papers' coverage of a fans' protest march.[1]

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