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Explore Today's Paper your way by either browsing the paper or diving into news sections & magazines including Good Weekend, Good Food, Spectrum, The Guide, Traveller and more.Who was the owner of the Sydney Morning Herald?
In 1840, the newspaper began to publish daily. In 1841, an Englishman named John Fairfax purchased the operation, renaming it The Sydney Morning Herald the following year. Fairfax, whose family were to control the newspaper for almost 150 years, based his editorial policies "upon principles of candour, honesty and honour.When did the Sydney Morning Herald stop printing?
On 22 February 2014, the final Saturday edition was produced in broadsheet format with this too converted to compact format on 1 March 2014, ahead of the decommissioning of the printing plant at Chullora in June 2014. Opinions vary over whether the paper is currently centrist or left wing.When did the Sun and the Sydney Morning Herald merge?
In 1949, the newspaper launched a Sunday edition, The Sunday Herald. Four years later, this was merged with the newly acquired Sun newspaper to create The Sun-Herald, which continues to this day. By the mid-1960s a new competitor had appeared in Rupert Murdoch's national daily The Australian, which was first published on 15 July 1964.