Tuesday, December 4, 2007
The Hull Daily Mail is the local daily newspaper for Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire and is published along with the free weekly, Hull Advertiser, and sports weekly SportsMail. It has been circulated in various guises since 1885.
The paper is owned by Northcliffe Media, one of the biggest regional publishers in the UK, and a subsidiary of Associated Newspapers, publisher of the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, the London Standard, and the Metro free daily paper. Together, they are owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT), one of the UK's largest media companies with interests in national and regional newspapers, television and radio.
The Hull Daily Mail is produced every day of the week except for Sunday and has a readership of around 170,000. A sister paper, the East Riding Mail, was introduced fairly recently to focus on stories from Hull's rural surroundings.
The newspaper has won the award for Yorkshire Daily Newspaper of the Year three times, in 2003, It has also won accolades for its pioneering work in video journalism, reports available via its website, thisishullandeastriding.co.uk. They also recently set up a sports news website, http://www.sporthull.co.uk
In 2005, the paper became embroiled in a dispute with Adam Pearson, chairman of Hull City A.F.C., over news reports on local radio station KCFM .
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