The Guardian apologises for its 'awful history' after identifying historic links to slavery
'Our founder and those who funded him drew their wealth from a practice that was a crime against humanity'
Dear members — welcome to our Tuesday edition. We lead with the news that The Guardian has apologised for its historic links to slavery after releasing a major report into the men who started and funded the newspaper in its early days in Manchester.
We also have a great Theatre Diary from John Tucker and a roundup of the stories you need to know about today.
Members’ Club: We’re very much looking forward to seeing some of you at Thursday evening’s Mill Members’ Club. If you’re coming and you have a question you’d like to submit in advance, either for Andy Spinoza (whose new book we are talking about) or for the Mill team, please send those over to email@example.com to help us prepare.
Open newsroom: As always, we’d appreciate your help with a couple of stories we’re working on. Including:
Ahead of the May local elections we want to profile a few areas where there are some interesting storylines and contests happening. Let firstname.lastname@example.org know if you have a great on…
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