Basler Zeitung

Basler Zeitung (literally: "Basler Newspaper"), or BaZ, is a Swiss German-language regional daily newspaper, published in Basel.

Basler Zeitung
Logo Basler Zeitung.svg
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Basler Zeitung Medien
Founded1977; 45 years ago (1977)
LanguageGerman
HeadquartersBasel, Switzerland
Sister newspapersBaslerstab
OCLC number183307820
Websitebaz.ch (in German)

History and profileEdit

 
Coffeehouse in Basel (2011)

Basler Zeitung was created in 1977 through the merger of the Basler Nachrichten and the National-Zeitung. The paper has its headquarters in Basel[1] and the Basel canton.[2]

The newspaper is owned by the Basler Zeitung Medien which also publishes the free daily newspaper Baslerstab. The shareholders of Basler Zeitung are Tito Tettamanti (75%) and Martin Wagner (25%)[3]

In 1997 Basler Zeitung had a circulation of 115,297 copies.[2] The circulation of the paper was 104,000 copies in 2003.[4] The 2006 circulation of the daily was 98,645 copies.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Walter Rüegg (ed.): Herausgefordert. Die Geschichte der Basler Zeitung. Christoph Merian Verlag, Basel 2012, ISBN 978-3-85616-562-8.[6][7]
  1. ^ Switzerland Starting Business (Incorporating) in Switzerland Guide Strategic and Practical Information. Int'l Business Publications. p. 235. ISBN 978-0-7397-1688-5. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b Sibylle Hardmeier (1999). "Political Poll Reporting in Swiss Print Media". International Journal of Public Opinion Research. 11 (3). Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 October 2017. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Where Your Revenues Come From in 2014" (PDF). PricewaterhouseCoopers AG. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  4. ^ "World Press Trends" (PDF). World Association of Newspapers. Paris. 2004. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Swiss newspaper market in flux" (PDF). Swiss Review. 5: 9. October 2007. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  6. ^ Rainer Stadler: Geschichte der «Basler Zeitung» – Mit Heavy Metal in den Abgrund. In: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 29 October 2012.
  7. ^ Karl Lüönd: Die BaZ – geliebt und gehasst. In: Basler Zeitung, 1 November 2012.

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