Eastern Daily Press

Eastern Daily Press

The Eastern Daily Press, commonly referred to as the EDP, is a regional newspaper covering Norfolk, and northern parts of Suffolk and eastern Cambridgeshire, and is published daily in Norwich, UK.

Founded in 1870 as a broadsheet called the "Eastern Counties Daily Press", it changed its name to the "Eastern Daily Press" in 1872. It moved to the compact (tabloid) format in the mid-1990s. The paper is now owned and published by Archant, formerly known as Eastern Counties Newspapers Group. The EDP is the best-selling regional morning newspaper in England and is the only regional British newspaper to out-sell "The Sun" in its region.

It aims to represent the interests of the local population in the region in a non-partisan way with its mission statement being to 'champion a fair deal for the future prosperity of the region'.

External links

* [http://www.edp24.co.uk EDP24] , the newspaper's online site.
* [http://www.abc.org.uk/cgi-bin/gen5?runprog=nav/abcdata&c=&o=&menuid=abcdata|newspdata|regpaidnews&snav=&type=ind&ref=90786|03012005|03072005 Circulation statistics] from the Audit Bureau of Circulations

Notable editors

*Edmund Rogers - founding editor, 1870-73

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