Iconic 2023 Front Pages: A Powerful Year for News Brands

In the year 2023, news brands at the national, regional, and local levels produced a plethora of powerful front pages. These front pages ranged from impactful campaigns, breaking news stories, and exclusive reports. Many of these front pages launched appeals for individuals in need, highlighting the important role that journalism plays in shaping our society.

Last year the Daily Mirror’s front page highlighted the devastating famine in East Africa, while the Inverness Courier appealed for measures to make the A9 road safer following a fatal accident. The Courier’s campaign won this year’s Making a Difference award, part of the Journalism Matters campaign, alongside the Metro’s Formula For Change.

The Telegraph’s series of articles, the Lockdown Files, revealed shocking detail around the government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and news brands all over the country commemorated the historic coronation of King Charles III, with many publishing special supplements to mark the historic weekend.

These stories showcase the invaluable work of UK news brands and underscore the vital role journalism plays in our society.