Östgöta Correspondenten

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Östgöta Correspondenten
TypeDaily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s)Norrköpings Tidningar AB
Founder(s)Henrik Bernhard Palmær
PublisherCorrespondenten i Linköping AB
FoundedSeptember 24, 1838;182 years ago (1838-09-24)
Language Swedish
Headquarters Linköping
Circulation 39,900 (2019)
Website Corren

Östgöta Correspondenten, commonly known as Corren, is a daily Swedish language newspaper in Linköping, Sweden.


History and profile

Östgöta Correspondenten was first published in Linköping in 1838. [1] [2] The founder of the paper was Henrik Bernhard Palmær. [1] Corren was controlled by the Ridderstad family for 168 years, but was sold to Norrköpings Tidningar AB in 2008 [3] for SEK 700 million. [4] The publisher of the paper is Correspondenten i Linköping AB. [5]

The paper was published in broadsheet format until 1 February 2005 when it switched to tabloid format. [6] [7] The stated position of the editorial page is liberal. [8]


In 1998 the circulation of Östgöta Correspondenten was 67,000 copies. [9] The paper had a circulation of 67,200 copies in 2000 [8] and 63,000 copies in 2003 [10] and 62,000 copies in 2004. [11] The circulation of the paper was 48,900 copies in 2012 and 39,900 copies in 2019. [12]

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