List of Swedish-language newspapers

The number of newspapers in Sweden was 235 in 1919.[1] It decreased to 125 papers in the mid-1960s.[1] In 2009 the number of the newspapers in the country was 90.[2]

This is a list of Swedish-language newspapers with their respective cities of publication. Swedish newspaper circulation (number of copies sold) is measured by Tidningsstatistik AB.

Major, subscription morning newspapers edit

Morning newspapers are mostly sold by subscription and delivered to homes after midnight or in the early morning. Traditionally, morning newspapers used the broadsheet format, but around the year 2000 all have changed to the smaller tabloid format.

Historic titles edit

Evening newspapers edit

Evening newspapers are sold in stores only, not by subscription, starting around 10 AM daily. They are in the tabloid format. Their history dates back to Aftonbladet, founded in 1830.

  • Aftonbladet (Stockholm)
  • Expressen (Stockholm), founded in 1944, with local editions carrying the names of earlier independent newspapers:
    • GT (Gothenburg), founded in 1902, acquired by Expressen in 1998
    • Kvällsposten (Malmö), founded in 1948, acquired by Expressen in 1998

Free newspapers edit

Free newspapers, entirely financed by advertisements, were an innovation of the 1990s. They have successfully been distributed in local public transport, such as the Stockholm subway. They always use the tabloid format.

Nationwide special topic newspapers edit

These are distributed as morning newspapers.

Local and regional newspapers edit

Swedish-language newspapers in Finland edit

Swedish-language newspapers in the United States edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b Lennart Weibull (2013). "What has Happened with the Political Press? Perspectives on the Erosion in Swedish Newspaper Readership". In Henrik Oscarsson; Stefan Dahlberg; Lena Wängnerud (eds.). Stepping Stones (PDF). Gothenburg: University of Gothenburg. Retrieved 8 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Nikkei Media Data". Nikkei Media Group. Retrieved 15 December 2014.

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