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

TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)NTM Group
Sister newspapersNorrköpings Tidningar

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


  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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