Insightful Journalism

The Deseret News is Utah’s oldest continually published daily newspaper. Through its local and national print and digital products, the Deseret News offers news, analysis, and commentary on issues impacting families, including faith, education, media and culture, care for the poor, and financial responsibility. The Deseret News also publishes a weekly insert, The Church News, which covers official news of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is distributed locally and nationally with the Deseret News.

First published on June 15, 1850, the Deseret News is not only the oldest newspaper but also the longest continuously operating business in the state of Utah. Over its history, the Deseret News has published in print with varying frequency, as a weekly, semi-weekly, and as a daily paper. Its digital products, available at, publish content throughout the day, connecting with its audience on the web and on mobile devices.

The business of the Deseret News is supported with a combination of subscription revenues and advertising sales, offering both readers and sponsors a trusted and distinct voice for families everywhere.

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Our Mission Is To Inform, Edify and Educate the Public Within the Framework of Journalistic Integrity That Our Readers Have Come to Trust.