Eastern Daily Press

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Eastern Daily Press
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatCompact (ex-broadsheet)
PublisherArchant
EditorDavid Powles
Political alignmentNonpartisan
LanguageEnglish
HeadquartersNorwich
Circulation24,308 (June 2019)[1]
WebsiteEastern Daily Press

The Eastern Daily Press (EDP) is a regional newspaper covering Norfolk, northern parts of Suffolk and eastern Cambridgeshire, and is published daily in Norwich, UK.

Founded in 1870 as a broadsheet called the Eastern Counties Daily Press, it changed its name to the Eastern Daily Press in 1872. It switched to the compact (tabloid) format in the mid-1990s. The paper is now owned and published by Archant, formerly known as Eastern Counties Newspapers Group. It aims to represent the interests of the local population in the region in a non-partisan way, its mission statement being to "champion a fair deal for the future prosperity of the region". Despite its commitment to regional issues, the EDP also covers national (and international) news and sport.

The paper also produces a sister edition, the Norwich Evening News.

Notable editors[edit]

Current editors[edit]

  • David Powles

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Regional Publications Combined Total Circulation Certificate: January to June 2016". Audit Bureau of Circulations.

External links[edit]

  • EDP24, the newspaper's online site.