Folkbladet (Swedish: The People's Paper) is a Swedish-language newspaper published in Norrköping, Sweden. The paper has been in circulation since 1905.

Folkbladet
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)NTM Group
Founded1905
LanguageSwedish
HeadquartersNorrköping
CountrySweden
Sister newspapersNorrköpings Tidningar
ISSN1103-9272
Websitehttp://www.folkbladet.se/nyheter/

History and profileEdit

 
Folkbladet headquarters in Norrköping

The paper was founded by workers with the name Östergötlands Folkblad in 1905.[1] In 1998 it was renamed Folkbladet.[1] The paper is headquartered in Norrköping and is owned by the Norrköping Tidningar AB (NTM Group).[2] The company acquired the paper in 2000.[3] Norrköpings Tidningar became its sister paper of following this acquisition.[4] Before this transaction Folkbladet had a social democratic political stance.[5] During this period one of the contributors was Lars Stjernkvist, a social democrat politician and future secretary general of the Swedish Social Democratic Party.[6]

In 2010 Folkbladet sold 6,500 copies.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Om Folkbladet". Folkbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Folkbladet Selects Neo". Sollentuna: Anygraaf. 29 November 2011. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  3. ^ a b Mart Ots (2012). "Competition, Collaboration and Cooperation: Swedish Provincial Newspaper Markets In Transition". Journal of Media Business Studies. 9 (2): 48, 52. doi:10.1080/16522354.2012.11073543.
  4. ^ Christoffer Rydland (2013). Aspects of Cooperation and Corporate Governance in the Swedish Regional Newspaper Industry (PhD thesis). Stockholm School of Economics. ISBN 9789172588851.
  5. ^ Phil Harris; et al. (2002). "Perceptions of political marketing in Sweden: a comparative perspective" (Discussion paper). University of Otago. hdl:10523/1093. Retrieved 14 May 2022.
  6. ^ "Lars Stjernkvist: "Jag har alltid trott på Gud"". Världen idag (in Swedish). 21 April 2022. Retrieved 30 July 2022.

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