Adammic Express

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Adammic Express
AdammicExpress.png
Homepage of the Adammic Express, June 2014
Type Newspaper
Format Online blog
Owner Ministry of Culture
Founder Office of the Emperor
Publisher Wordpress
Editor Emperor Adam I
Founded 23 June 2013
Political alignment Neutral
Language English
Headquarters Alluria
Circulation 4 avg. views per day
Official website empireofadammia.wordpress.com
empireofadammia.org.uk/express

The Adammic Express is the official state newspaper and a government-owned company of the Empire of Adammia.

Etymology

The Adammic Express is named after the Daily Express, a right-wing British newspaper which is popular in Maternia and Tytannia for its crossword puzzles (it is, however, worth noting that this does not reflect the political views of the majority of the Adammic populace or the Adammic Express itself, both of which are generally neutral).

History

The blog which is now used by the Adammic Express was first created by Emperor Adam I on 16 April 2013, a mere 3 days after the Empire was founded. Its earliest news report was published on the 19th of that month, and was about the ratification of the original Supreme Directive by Sir Alex of Poole.

On 23 June 2013, Imperial Decree VI declared the blog at empireofadammia.wordpress.com as the official state newspaper of the Empire and named it the Adammic Express. It was owned at this time by the Monarchy. Even when the administration of the Express was handed over to the newly-formed Ministry of Culture by the Government Ministries Act 2013, the Monarchy continued to own the newspaper, until the Legislative Amendments Act 2013 was passed in December 2013. Adam I continued to be the Editor of the Express, but it formally became owned by the Ministry of Culture when the Government Bodies and Postal Service Act 2014 was passed in March 2014.

Content

Most the content published by the Adammic Express comes in the form of weekly news articles. This publishing schedule is usually consistent, but has been known to be delayed, and during the British exam season of May / June 2014 was shut down completely, with only breaking news being published. There have been, on occasion, other types of content: a set of interviews was published with Sir Reginald Hall and HIH Emperor Mother Jayne in the build-up to the August 2013 National Elections, and an opinion piece was published by Adam I expressing his disappointment with his second speech to the nation in October 2013.

The news articles on the Adammic Express are generally well-received and have gained several compliments by other micronationalists. It has been considered one of the defining aspects of the Empire on the intermicronational stage.

See also

Empire of Adammia
Adam Belcher