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Newspaper

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The Daily Mirror reports on the sinking of RMS Titanic. (TV: The Invasion of Time)

Newspapers were published news sources.

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The Ninth Doctor bought a newspaper dated 24 December 1869. This differed from his prediction of the date. (TV: The Unquiet Dead)

Martha Jones handed John Smith a newspaper dated Monday 10 November 1913. She told him this confirmed he was not "adventuring in the future". (TV: Human Nature)

The Tenth Doctor looked at a newspaper dated 8 December 1926, the day of Agatha Christie's disappearance. (TV: The Unicorn and the Wasp)

In New York City, Martha Jones read a newspaper dated 1 November 1930. The headline read "Hooverville mystery deepens". (TV: Daleks in Manhattan)

The Second Doctor and Jamie McCrimmon hid from the Chameleon behind a newspaper. (TV: The Faceless Ones)

Frobisher liked to collect newspapers (or the local equivalent) from the places he visited. During a visit to Hollywood in 1977, he bought a copy of the LA Times. (PROSE: Mission: Impractical)

Ace bought a newspaper that had a story about a comet heading to Earth, but she was more interested in the football results. (TV: Silver Nemesis)

A London newspaper declared the Space Pig incident a hoax. (TV: World War Three)

The Ninth Doctor was alerted to the presence of Blon Fel-Fotch Passameer-Day Slitheen after seeing her on the cover of a newspaper. (TV: Boom Town) A clipping of this story was displayed on the door before the entrance to Torchwood Hub. (TV: Cyberwoman)

The Abzorbaloff read The Daily Telegraph and used it to conceal his appearance, unsuccessfully, from Elton Pope and Ursula Blake. (TV: Love & Monsters)

Ealing's local newspaper was the Ealing Echo. (TV: Revenge of the Slitheen, The Day of the Clown, Lost in Time)

While searching for the missing Sarah Jane Smith in 2008, Maria Jackson found a newspaper article from 1964 stating she had died after falling from a pier. (TV: Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane?)

Wilfred Mott sold newspapers from a stand. (TV: Voyage of the Damned)

Sarah Jane Smith had several newspaper clippings on her staircase. (TV: The Day of the Clown)

In 2011, the Eleventh Doctor discovered a story in the Leadworth Chronicle about a crop circle with the word "Doctor" . (TV: Let's Kill Hitler)

The Colchester Evening News had news of a local Britain's Got Talent contestant ahead of local disappearances in Colchester. (TV: Closing Time)

Swann confronted Ramón Salamander after he found a newspaper clipping that showed there was life on the surface of the Earth. (TV: The Enemy of the World)

Alistair Gryffen had many old newspapers in his Gryffen Manor. Darius Pike found an issue of the Daily Standard dated 23 November 1963, with the headline being the capture of a cat burglar. He found Jorjie Turner in the picture, indicating that the Space-Time Manipulator had sent her there. The newspaper also had the latest news on the Kennedy assassination. (TV: The Cambridge Spy)

The Daily Nebulous was a newspaper. It once published a story on the disappearance of Ivan Asimoff. (COMIC: Polly the Glot)

The Fourth Doctor had an issue of the Daily Mirror from 15 April 1912. The front page headline was the sinking of RMS Titanic. (TV: The Invasion of Time)

The Third Doctor found an issue of The Illustrated London News dated 1926 aboard the SS Bernice. (TV: Carnival of Monsters)

While with Rory Williams and the Eleventh Doctor in New York City in 2012, Amy Pond read an issue of The New York Record newspaper. (TV: The Angels Take Manhattan)