33 Facts About The Daily Telegraph


Daily Telegraph, known online and elsewhere as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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Verne included among the book's characters a war correspondent of The Daily Telegraph, named Harry Blount—who is depicted as an exceptionally dedicated, resourceful and brave journalist, taking great personal risks to follow closely the ongoing war and bring accurate news of it to The Telegraphs readership, ahead of competing papers.

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In 1939, The The Daily Telegraph published Clare Hollingworth's scoop that Germany was to invade Poland.

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In November 1940, Fleet Street, with its close proximity to the river and docklands, was subjected to almost daily bombing raids by the Luftwaffe and The Telegraph started printing in Manchester at Kemsley House, which was run by Camrose's brother Kemsley.

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In November 2004, The The Daily Telegraph celebrated the tenth anniversary of its website, Electronic The Daily Telegraph, now renamed www.

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On 10 October 2005, The Daily Telegraph relaunched to incorporate a tabloid sports section and a new standalone business section.

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On 2 September 2008, the Daily Telegraph was printed with colour on each page for the first time when it left Westferry for Newsprinters at Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, another arm of the Murdoch company.

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In June 2014, The The Daily Telegraph was criticised by Private Eye for its policy of replacing experienced journalists and news managers with less-experienced staff and search engine optimisers.

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Daily Telegraph supported Liz Truss in the 2022 Conservative Party leadership election.

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Daily Telegraph is politically conservative and has endorsed the Conservative Party at every UK general election since 1945.

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In 2012, prior to the legalisation of same-sex marriage in the United Kingdom, The Daily Telegraph View published an editorial stating that it was a "pointless distraction" as "many [gay couples] already avail themselves of the civil partnerships introduced by Labour".

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The The Daily Telegraph wrote in another editorial that same year that it feared that changing "the law on gay marriage risks inflaming anti-homosexual bigotry".

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Also in 2015, The The Daily Telegraph published its "Out at Work" list, naming "the top 50 list of LGBT executives".

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The Daily Telegraph has published articles which have been criticised by PinkNews as transphobic.

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In 2020, The The Daily Telegraph published an article claiming that lesbians faced "extinction" from transgender people.

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Young Telegraph was a weekly section of The Daily Telegraph published as a 14-page supplement in the weekend edition of the newspaper.

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Electronic Young The Daily Telegraph featured original content including interactive quizzes, informative features and computer games, as well as entertainment news and reviews.

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My The Daily Telegraph offers a platform for readers to have their own blog, save articles, and network with other readers.

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In December 2010, The Daily Telegraph reporters posing as constituents secretly recorded Business Secretary Vince Cable.

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In May 2009, The Daily Telegraph obtained a full copy of all the expenses claims of British Members of Parliament.

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The The Daily Telegraph began publishing, in instalments from 8 May 2009, certain MPs' expenses.

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The Daily Telegraph justified the publication of the information because it contended that the official information due to be released would have omitted key information about redesignating of second-home nominations.

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In September 2016, The Daily Telegraph reporters posing as businessmen filmed England manager Sam Allardyce, offering to give advice on how to get around on FA rules on player third party ownership and negotiating a £400,000 deal.

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The The Daily Telegraph won "Team of the Year" in 2004 for its coverage of the Iraq War.

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In 2014, The The Daily Telegraph designed a Newspaper-themed Paddington Bear statue, one of fifty located around London prior to the release of the film Paddington, which was auctioned to raise funds for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

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In July 2014, the Daily Telegraph was criticised for carrying links on its website to pro-Kremlin articles supplied by a Russian state-funded publication that downplayed any Russian involvement in the downing of the passenger jet Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

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The Daily Telegraph alleged that editorial decisions about news content had been heavily influenced by the advertising arm of the newspaper because of commercial interests.

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Press Gazette reported later in 2015 that Oborne had joined the Daily Mail tabloid newspaper and The Telegraph had "issued new guidelines over the way editorial and commercial staff work together".

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However, the Daily Telegraph had been granted an invitation to the event.

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In 2016, the Hong Kong Free Press reported that The Daily Telegraph was receiving £750,000 annually to carry a supplement called 'China Watch' as part of a commercial deal with Chinese state-run newspaper China Daily.

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The The Daily Telegraph published the supplement once a month in print, and published it online at least until March 2020.

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The Daily Telegraph has published multiple columns and news articles which promote pseudoscientific views on climate change, and misleadingly cast the subject of climate change as a subject of active scientific debate when there is a scientific consensus on climate change.

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In 2014, The The Daily Telegraph was one of several media titles to give evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee 'Communicating climate science'.

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