The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and owned by Nine. Founded in 1831 as the Sydney Herald, the Herald is the oldest continuously published newspaper in Australia and "the most widely-read masthead in the country."[1] The newspaper is published in compact print form from Monday to Saturday as The Sydney Morning Herald and on Sunday as its sister newspaper, The Sun-Herald and digitally as an online site and app, seven days a week.[2] It is considered a newspaper of record for Australia.[3][4] The print edition of the Sydney Morning Herald is available for purchase from many retail outlets throughout the Sydney metropolitan area, most parts of regional New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and South East Queensland.

The Sydney Morning Herald
The front page of The Sydney Morning Herald (9 May 2016), occupied with a report on the start of the 2016 federal election campaign
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Nine Entertainment Co.
Founder(s)Ward Stephens, Frederick Stokes and William McGarvie
EditorLisa Davies
Founded18 April 1831; 190 years ago (1831-04-18) (as Sydney Herald)
Headquarters1 Denison St, North Sydney, New South Wales
ReadershipTotal 11.03 million, Digital 10.701 million, Print 1.536 million (EMMA, March 2020)
Sister newspapers
OCLC number226369741