Powerful 2019 Local Media Front Pages
Local media as produced powerful stories in 2019, with campaigns including the collaborative ‘Power up the North’ from newspapers across the north of England, and the Kent Messenger’s investigation into gun crime.
These stories highlight the powerful work of local newspapers in delivering high quality trusted news to their communities across the country. Here is a selection from 2019.
The Yorkshire Evening Post – front page appeal ‘Don’t be fooled by Fake News’
The Farnham Herald breaks the news of Jeremy Hunt’s Conservative leadership bid
The Herald on Sunday – Trainspotting takeoff on Brexit ‘Choose Something’
The Edinburgh Evening News – Boris Johnson becoming Prime Minister
The Birmingham Mail welcomes new inquests into pub bombings after successful campaign
The Northern Echo’s call to Westminster to narrow the North-South divide
The Kent Messenger’s piece on gun crime in the UK
The Dundee Courier celebrates Frank’s Law coming into force after their six-year campaign
The Eastern Daily Press’ investigation into allegations of abuse at former school
The Manchester Evening News on the 2019 general election result
The Glasgow Evening Times’ celebrates law change after their eight-year ‘Opt for Life’ campaign
The Camden New Journal’s front page plea to end knife crime in London