Fædrelandsvennen

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Fædrelandsvennen
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TypeDaily except sundays (6 days a week newspaper)
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Schibsted ASA
Editor Eivind Ljøstad
Founded1875;146 years ago (1875)
Political alignment Liberal
Language Norwegian
Headquarters Kristiansand, Norway
Website www.fvn.no
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Fædrelandsvennen

Fædrelandsvennen is a regional newspaper based in Kristiansand, Norway. It covers the southernmost part of the country, (Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder), focusing especially on the area between Mandal and Lillesand (west and east of Kristiansand).

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History and profile

Fædrelandsvennen was established by Petrus Emilius Johanssen and Ole Christian Tangen in 1875. [1] It is owned by the Norwegian based Schibsted ASA and has its headquarters in Kristiansand. [1] Eivind Ljøstad was appointed editor-in-chief of the paper in 2010. [1] [2] [3]

It was Fædrelandsvennen which first reported on 29 December 1999 the relationship of Crown Prince of Norway with his future wife, Mette-Marit. [4]

On 16 September 2006 Fædrelandsvennen was switched from broadsheet to tabloid format. [5] On 14 May 2012, the newspaper introduced paid content for their online site—only subscribers can access the online newspaper in full. [2] [6]

Circulation

Fædrelandsvennen has 235 employees and has 116,000 daily readers. It is published six days per week. [1] [2] The circulation of Fædrelandsvennen was 45,000 copies in 2003. [7] Confirmed circulation figures by Mediebedriftenes Landsforening (Newspaper Publishers' Association), Norway: [8]

Notes

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Annual Report 2010". Schibsted. Archived from the original on 14 August 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  2. 1 2 3 Nina Kvalheim (2014). "News Behind the Wall" (PDF). Nordicom Review. 34: 25–42. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  3. Olav Garvik. "Schibsted ASA". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved June 1, 2018.
  4. Neil Blain; Hugh O'Donnell (2003). Media, Monarchy and Power. Intellect Books. p. 269. ISBN   978-1-84150-043-0 . Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  5. "A Small World – Role Models In Scandinavia" (PDF). Göteborgs University. 2007. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  6. Bergmo, Tonje; Jappee, Gjermund; Haugen, Halvor (14 May 2012). "Fædrelandsvennen tar betalt for nettinnhold". Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation . Archived from the original on 14 May 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  7. "World Press Trends" (PDF). Paris: World Association of Newspapers. 2004. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  8. Medienorge - fakta om norske massemedier - hovedsiden (in Norwegian)
  9. Eva Harrie (2009). "The Nordic Media Market" (PDF). Nordicom, University of Gothenburg. Göteborg. Retrieved 23 April 2015.

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