The Guardian

The Guardian, known until 1959 as The Manchester Guardian (founded 1821), is a British national daily newspaper. Currently edited by Alan Rusbridger, it has grown from a 19th-century local paper to a national paper associated with a complex organisational structure and international multimedia and web presence. Its sister papers include The Observer (British Sunday paper) and The Guardian Weekly. The Guardian has been awarded the National Newspaper of the Year in 1999, 2006 and 2011 by the British Press Awards, and "Front Page of the Year" in 2002 ("A declaration of war", 12 September 2001. It was also co-winner of the World's Best-designed Newspaper as awarded by the Society for News Design (2006).