It is a competitor to The News Of The World, although with a circulation slightly less than one million, The People lags somewhat behind its rival and its sister paper The Sunday Mirror. It usaully features scandals about celebrities.
The newspaper has been affected by cost-cutting during 2006, including fourteen journalists being made redundant.
* Eamonn Holmes has a current affairs opinion page called "Man Of The People". * Garry Bushell has a two page television opinion page called "Bushell On the Box". His imminent departure from the newspaper was announced in November 2006. * Richard Bacon writes the film review page "Bacon On Films". * Trisha Harbord writes the holiday review page "Holiday Hotspots" * Simon Read wries the money and investment page "Money People".