newspaper with strong news and sports coverage. Right-wing
(nickname: the Torygraph). Sister paper the Sunday Telegraph. Overtook the sales figures of The Times
soon after its launch in 1855 (originally as The Daily Telegraph and Courier) when the price was cut to a penny. The re-introduction of the word 'The' in the paper's title was the subject of a front-page news item when Max Hastings took over as editor. The first of the UK broadsheets to mount a major Internet presence (although the Guardian
's Online section on a Thursday had long used electronic bulletin boards and e-mail). The first national paper to run a searchable news
archive. Also has a series of special interest 'satellite' sites.
www.dailytelegraph.com focuses on opinion pages.
Sunday Telegraph founded in 1961.