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Jamanak (Armenian: Ժամանակ, meaning "time") is the longest continuously running Armenian language daily newspaper in the world. It is published in Istanbul, Turkey.

Jamanak
Ժամանակ
Jamanak 2018 stamp of Armenia.jpg
A 2018 stamp dedicated to the 110th anniversary of Jamanak, showing its old building, logotype, and founders, brothers Misak and Sarkis Koçunyan
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Ara Koçunyan
EditorAra Koçunyan
Founded1908 by Misak Koçunyan
LanguageArmenian
Headquarters22, Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
Websitehttp://www.jamanak.com/

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HistoryEdit

The first issue appeared on October 28, 1908 with Misak Koçunyan as the editor and has been somewhat a family establishment, for it has been owned by the Koçunyan family since its inception. After Misak Koçounyan, it was passed down to Sarkis Koçunyan, and since 1992 to Ara Koçunyan.

Many illustrious names in Armenian literature have been contributors to the paper, including Krikor Zohrab, Daniel Varujan, Vahan Tekeyan, Yerukhan, Gomidas, Hovhannes Tumanyan, Teotig,[1] Arshaguhi Teotig, Ruben Sevak, Zabel Yesayan,[2] Sibil,[3] Nigoghos Sarafian, Vazken Shushanyan, Zareh Vorpuni, Nshan Beshiktashlian, Hagop Mntsuri, Msho Kegham, Zahrad, Zaven Biberyan, Toros Azadyan, Minas Tölelyan, among others.

The newspaper uses the Western Armenian language and traditional Mesrobian spelling.

The editorial offices are located at P.O. Box 22, Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey. Tel: (90-212) 243 5639.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "hayat, olduğu gibi: Teotig’i anımsarken…*". hayatoldugugibi.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2014-10-24.
  2. ^ "ZABEL YESAYAN". armenianhouse.org. Retrieved 2014-10-24.
  3. ^ Hacikyan, A.J.; Basmajian, G.; Franchuk, E.S.; Ouzounian, N. (2005). The Heritage of Armenian Literature: From the eighteenth century to modern times. Wayne State University Press. p. 541. ISBN 9780814332214. Retrieved 2014-10-24.

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