The Guardian

Events

Manchester Guardian founded by John Edward

1821

promote the liberal interest of the Peterloo Massacre

Started being published daily

1855

National & International recognition

1872

Ownership of paper to Scott Trust

1936

Financial Crisis of the Guardian

1964

Competition with the Times and Daily Telegraph - absence of appreciated themes

Investment in printing + expansion program

1976

"The Guardian as the voice of the left was unchallenged"

Innovative major redesign

1988

Modern period of success in paper history

Only The Guardian remained at full price

1993

successful due to distinctive and innovative marketing, consistently breaking big stories

Online publication

1994

Most popular UK newspaper website

2001