Daily Dispatch front page of 20 February 1939
|Owner(s)||Times Media Group|
|Publisher||Times Media Group|
The Daily Dispatch is a South African newspaper published in East London in the province of Eastern Cape. Founded in 1872 as the East London Dispatch, the Dispatch is the Eastern Cape's best-selling daily with a circulation of about 26,147 copies. as of the first quarter in 2015.
The newspaper covers areas such as local news, sports, politics, business, jobs, and community events, published in English.
The newspaper is internationally known for its editor from 1965 to 1977, Donald Woods. Woods became a friend of Steve Biko, leader of the Black Consciousness Movement, and provided support to Biko through his editorials. After Biko's death in police custody, Woods went into exile to expose the truth surrounding Biko's death in his book Biko.
|Jan - Mar 2015||26 147|
|Jan - Mar 2014||30 199|
|Oct - Dec 2012||26 339|
|Jul - Sep 2012||26 390|
|Apr - Jun 2012||26 751|
|Jan - Mar 2012||30 304|
|Jan 12 - Dec 12||238 000|
|Jul 11 - Jun 12||237 000|
The newspaper’s physical address is:
35 Caxton Street, East London, South Africa, 5201
- "Daily Dispatch Website". Retrieved 14 June 2013.
- Audit Bureau of Circulations (S.A)
- SAARF AMPS (Previous Presentations)
- SAARF AMPS (Industry Presentations)
- "Dispatch Online (Contact)". Retrieved 14 June 2013.
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