Tracing our past: six timelines that tell the story of the Guardian

Track how the Guardian goes from a regional weekly to a global media organisation, as the world it is reporting on transforms immeasurably too

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  • In March 2023, the Scott Trust published a comprehensive report on the Guardian’s historical connections with transatlantic slavery, sharing an apology and its restorative justice response. The research identified links between John Edward Taylor and the associates who funded the Manchester Guardian’s creation, and slavery.


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