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
Political alignment centrist
Language English
Headquarters 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont, NSW, Australia
Circulation 264,434 (Dec 2013)
Website www.sunherald.com.au

The Sun-Herald is an Australian newspaper published in tabloid or compact format on Sundays in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth 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] Readership continued to tumble to 264,434 by the end of 2013, and has half the circulation of rival The Sunday Telegraph.[3]

Its predecessor the broadsheet Sunday Herald was published in the years 1949–1953.[4] In 1953 The Sunday Sun was merged with the Sunday Herald to become the tabloid Sun-Herald.[5]

The Brisbane edition of the Sun-Herald has content from the Brisbane Times.

Liftouts and sections[edit]

  • S – Entertainment and lifestyle
  • Sunday Life
  • Travel
  • Money
  • 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.[6]

Digitisation[edit]

The paper has been partially digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program project of the National Library of Australia.[7][8][9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fairfax Ad Centre: The Sun-Herald Archived 11 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Ad Centre: The Sun-Herald, retrieved 13 May 2013
  3. ^ http://yaffacdn.s3.amazonaws.com/live/adnews/files/dmfile/ABC_Feb2014.pdf, retrieved 1 Sept 2014
  4. ^ The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW: 1949 - 1953) at Trove
  5. ^ Paper World: Sun Herald (Sunday NSW)
  6. ^ History of the City 2 Surf
  7. ^ "Newspaper and magazine titles". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "Newspaper Digitisation Program". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  9. ^ 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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