British Newspapers

Newspapers play a significant role in British social life. They are, generally, highly regarded by the readers in providing important social, cultural, financial, and political perspectives. As a result, newspapers play a critical role in ensuring the functioning of British democracy. The national, regional, and local newspapers in the United Kingdom continue to be influential in shaping the public debate by reaching the vast majority of the people. On an average weekday, 5.7 million national newspapers were sold in the United Kingdom in December 2017; between October 2016 and September 2017, national dailies reached on average 11.3 million adults, 21.5% of the United Kingdom under 21 years old. In this context, British newspapers effectively provide a plurality of views on current issues and reporting on ...

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