South Manchester Reporter

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South Manchester Reporter
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Manchester Evening News
Editor Lawrence Matheson
Founded c.1950
Political alignment Centre-right, Populist
Headquarters Didsbury, Manchester
Circulation 52,603 (Jul-Dec 2006) (Weekly)

The South Manchester Reporter is an English weekly newspaper published every Thursday. Distributed in South Manchester, it sells around 6,000–6,200 copies per week and is read by an estimated 57,000 people, making it one of the most widely read subsidiaries of the Manchester Evening News.[citation needed] The paper has also merged with another of South Manchester's newspapers, the local version of the Manchester Metro News.

It began life on 10 November 1978 as the Withington Reporter. In March 1980, the name was changed to The Reporter and again to the South Manchester Reporter in November 1988.[1]

The South Manchester Reporter covers the following areas:[2]