The Sun-Herald

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This article is about a newspaper published in Sydney, Australia. For the newspaper in Biloxi, Mississippi, see The Sun Herald.
Not to be confused with the Herald Sun newspaper published in Melbourne, Australia.
The Sun-Herald
Sun Herald Cover 14022010.jpg
Part of front page from 14 March 2010
Type Weekly (Sunday)
Format compact
Owner(s) Fairfax Media
Founded 1953
Language English
Headquarters 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont, NSW, Australia
Circulation 442,357 (Dec 2009)
Official website www.sunherald.com.au

The Sun-Herald is an Australian tabloid newspaper published on Sundays in Sydney by Fairfax Media. It is the Sunday counterpart of The Sydney Morning Herald. In the 6 months to September 2005, The Sun-Herald had a circulation of 515,000. According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, its circulation had dropped to 443,257 as of December 2009[1] and to 313,477 as of December 2010, from which its management inferred a readership of 868,000.[2]

Its predecessor the broadsheet Sunday Herald was published in the years 1949–1953.[3] In 1953 The Sunday Sun was merged with the Sunday Herald to become the tabloid Sun-Herald.[4]

Liftouts and sections[edit]

  • S – Entertainment and gossip
  • Sunday Life
  • Travel
  • AFR Investor
  • Sunday Domain
  • Sports Sunday
  • Television – TV listings

Sponsorships[edit]

The City2Surf, a 14-kilometre run from the city of Sydney to Bondi Beach, is organised by the Sun Herald.[5]

Digitisation[edit]

The paper has been partially digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program (ANDP) project of the National Library of Australia.[6] [7][8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fairfax Ad Centre: The Sun-Herald[dead link]
  2. ^ Ad Centre: The Sun-Herald, retrieved 13 May 2013
  3. ^ The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW: 1949 - 1953) at Trove
  4. ^ Paper World: Sun Herald (Sunday NSW)
  5. ^ History of the City 2 Surf
  6. ^ "Newspaper and magazine titles". Trove Digitised newspapers and more. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "Newspaper Digitisation Program". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  8. ^ Brown, Jerelynn (2011). "Tabloids in the State Library of NSW collection: A reflection of life in Australia". Australian Journal of Communication 38 (2): 107–121. 

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