Evening Telegraph (Dundee)

The Evening Telegraph is a local newspaper in Dundee, Scotland. Known locally as the Tele (usually pronounced Tully or Tilly), it is the sister paper of The Courier, also published by Dundee firm D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. It was founded in 1877. Dave Lord is the Evening Telegraph's current editor.[3]

Evening Telegraph And Post
TypeEvening newspaper
Owner(s)D. C. Thomson & Co.
Founder(s)John Leng
PublisherD. C. Thomson & Co.
EditorDave Lord
Founded1877; 144 years ago (1877) (as Dundee Evening Telegraph)
Political alignmentRight-wing populist[1]
HeadquartersDundee, Scotland
CountryUnited Kingdom
Circulation18,078 (January - June 2015, 99.8% paid)[2]


Originally founded by John Leng, the Evening Telegraph began to adopt its current conservative and populist editorial style after it was acquired by DC Thomson.[4]


  1. ^ MacKenzie, John M. (1984). Propaganda and Empire: the manipulation of British public opinion, 1880–1960. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press. p. 219. ISBN 0719018692.
  2. ^ "UK Regional daily newspaper circulations for the first half of 2015 (Source: ABC)". Press Gazette. UK. 26 August 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Dave Lord unveiled as Tele's new editor". Evening Telegraph. 7 January 2019. ISSN 0307-1235.
  4. ^ MacKenzie, John (1984). Propaganda and empire : the manipulation of British public opinion, 1880-1960. Manchester, U.K.: Manchester University Press. ISBN 0-7190-1499-9. OCLC 10208219.

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