The Royal Gazette

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The Royal Gazette
Royal Gazette (Bermuda).jpg
Front page of the Royal Gazette, 24 February 2004
Type Daily newspaper (not published on Sundays or public holidays)
Owner(s) The Bermuda Press (Holdings) Ltd. (BSXBPH.BH)
Editor-in-chief Tim Hodgson
News Editor Adrian Robson
Founded 1828
Language English
Headquarters Hamilton, Bermuda
Circulation 14,578 copies (last audited November 2007)[dated info]
Sister newspapers Mid-Ocean News (weekly; ceased publication October 2009)
OCLC number 36836340
Official website royalgazette.com

The Royal Gazette, is a Bermudian English-language daily newspaper. Founded in 1828, it is Bermuda's only daily newspaper (not published on Sundays and public holidays).

Circulation, administration and ownership[edit]

With an average daily circulation 14,578 copies (last audited November 2007),[dated info] the newspaper says it reaches around 97 percent of the adult population (per mindmaps March 2013 media survey).

It is 100% owned by The Bermuda Press (Holdings) Ltd. The Bermuda Press (Holdings) Limited is a publicly traded company on the Bermuda Stock Exchange (www.bsx.com)

Tim Hodgson is Consulting Editor and Jonathan Kent and Dexter Smith are the Deputy Editors.[1]

Content[edit]

The sports section devotes extensive coverage to Bermuda's cricket and football (soccer) teams, along with reports of English football and occasional wire stories on American football and baseball. The weekly shipping section provides news about port issues and details of cargo and cruise ship arrivals, which are of interest to the remote island's readers. The Saturday religion section has a large number of church advertisements, along with news accounts of church programmes and issues.

Daily sections[edit]

  • Local News
  • Overseas News
  • Sports
  • Business
  • Lifestyle and Opinion

Weekly sections[edit]

  • Personal Technology (Wednesday)
  • Shipping (Wednesday)
  • Youth (Thursday)
  • TV Week (Friday)
  • Personal Finance (Saturday)
  • Religion (Saturday)
  • Weekender (Saturday)

Former sister publication[edit]

When The Royal Gazette's sister paper, the weekly Mid-Ocean News, ceased publication in October 2009, its full-colour comics section and magazine-style television guide insert became Royal Gazette features.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [dead link] "Mid-Ocean News To Cease Publication". The Royal Gazette. 14 October 2009. Retrieved 5 December 2009. 

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