The Observer

British weekly newspaper

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays. It is a sister paper to The Guardian. First published in 1791, it is the world's oldest newspaper that is published on Sundays.[1]

History change

The first issue was published on 4 December 1791 by W.S. Bourne.[2][3]

It became part of the Guardian Media Group in June 1993, after a rival bid by The Independent was rejected.[4][5]

Reference change

  1. "The Observer under review". BBC News. 4 August 2009. Retrieved 27 March 2010.
  2. "History of the Observer". The Guardian. 5 June 2002.
  3. Dennis Griffiths (ed.), The Encyclopedia of the British Press, 1422–1992, London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1992, p. 159.
  4. Leapman, Michael (1993-05-15). "New editor chosen for 'Observer': 'Guardian' deputy to succeed Trelford". The Independent. Retrieved 2023-10-22.
  5. Vulliamy, Ed (2003-05-18). "Writer hanged by Iraq 'no spy'". The Guardian. Retrieved 2023-10-22.