Kauno diena

Kauno diena (Kaunas Daily) is a Lithuanian daily newspaper, printed in Kaunas.

Kauno diena
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TypeDaily newspaper
Formatcompact
Owner(s)Diena Media News
PublisherDiena Media News
Editor-in-chiefArūnas Andriuškevičius
Founded1945
LanguageLithuanian
Circulation38,000 (2005)
Sister newspapersVilniaus diena Klaipėdos diena
ISSN1392-7639
Websitehttp://www.kauno.diena.lt

History and profileEdit

In 1998, Kauno diena was bought by Norwegian media giant Orkla Media subsidiary Orkla Press. In December 2006 Orkla sold its media stakes to the investment company Hermis Capital.[1] Its daily circulation in 2005 was about 38,000 copies.

It was formerly known as Tarybų Lietuva (Soviet Lithuania, 1945–1950) and Kauno Tiesa (Kaunas Truth, 1950–1992).

The present editor in chief of Kauno diena is Arūnas Andriuškevičius.

Previous editorsEdit

  • 1945 – Jonas Šimkus
  • 1945–1950 – Donatas Roda
  • 1950 – Juozas Chlivickas
  • 1951–1953 – Povilas Putrimas
  • 1954–1956 – Julius Čygas
  • 1956–1958 – V.Norvaiša
  • 1958–1960 – Juozas Leonavičius
  • 1960–1987 – Zenonas Baltušnikas
  • 1987–1998 – Teklė Mačiulienė
  • 1999–2007 – Aušra Lėka
  • 2007 – Kęstutis Jauniškis

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vaclav Stetka (2012). "From Multinationals to Business Tycoons: Media Ownership and Journalistic Autonomy in Central and Eastern Europe". The International Journal of Press/Politics. 17 (4). doi:10.1177/1940161212452449.

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