Carmarthen Journal

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Front page of the earliest surviving copy of the Welsh newspaper The Carmarthen Journal; 31 March 1810

The Carmarthen Journal is a newspaper founded in 1810 in Wales and now based in Carmarthen, the county town of Carmarthenshire, Wales. The building housing the Carmarthen Journal asserts that the Carmarthen Journal is the oldest newspaper in Wales.

In 2012, Local World acquired ownership of Northcliffe Media from Daily Mail and General Trust.[1]

Welsh Newspapers Online has digitised 1,340 issues of the Carmarthen Journal (1810-1919) from the newspaper holdings of the National Library of Wales.[2]

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  1. ^ "Daily Mail sells regional newspapers to Local World", BBC News, 21 November 2012.
  2. ^ "The Carmarthen Journal and South Wales Weekly Advertiser". Welsh Newspapers Online. Retrieved 29 November 2015. 

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