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Express & Star

The Express & Star is a regional evening newspaper in Britain. Founded in 1889, it is based in Wolverhampton, England, and covers the West Midlands county and Staffordshire. Currently edited by Martin Wright, the Express & Star publishes six editions a week between Monday and Saturday. In 2007 the newspaper had a daily circulation of 174,989 but by June 2014 this had fallen to 73,473, in 2016 to 55,373, and by 2019 had fallen to 38,690. It features a mixture of regional and national news and has a strong following for its sports coverage of association football, particularly local teams Wolverhampton Wanderers, Walsall FC, and West Bromwich Albion. The Express & Star is one of the few independent newspapers still operating in the UK, having been under the continuous ownership of the Graham family almost since its inception. It is owned by the Midland News Association (MNA), which also owns the Shropshire Star newspaper. In January 2013 editor Adrian Faber announced his decision to step down after 11 years at the Express & Star. He was replaced by Shropshire Star editor Keith Harrison in April 2013, who remained at the helm until leaving the newspaper late in 2018. Harrison was replaced by Shropshire Star editor Martin Wright, who became Midland News Association editor-in-chief... ()

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Fischer | Data Science ID: NEWSPAPERS:2624, Added: 07/15/2019, Last updated: 11/13/2019