Luzerner Zeitung

Luzerner Zeitung (LZ) is a Swiss German-language daily newspaper, published in Lucerne.

Luzerner Zeitung
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TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)AG für die Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Editor-in-chiefThomas Bornhauser
Founded1996; 25 years ago (1996)
HeadquartersLucerne, Switzerland
Circulation127,244 (2009)
Sister newspapersNeue Zürcher Zeitung
St. Galler Tagblatt
OCLC number605736113 (in German)

History and profileEdit

Luzerner Zeitung was created in 1996 through the merger of Luzerner Zeitung (LZ) and Luzerner Neuste Nachrichten (LNN). Luzerner Zeitung (1991–1996) had replaced the two daily newspapers Luzerner Tagblatt and Vaterland. The paper is owned by AG für die Neue Zürcher Zeitung which also owns Neue Zürcher Zeitung and St. Galler Tagblatt.[1] Its editor-in-chief is Thomas Bornhauser.

The newspaper is published in six regional editions:

Regional title Canton
 – Lucerne
Neue Nidwaldner Zeitung Nidwalden
Neue Obwaldner Zeitung Obwalden
Neue Schwyzer Zeitung Schwyz
Neue Urner Zeitung Uri
Neue Zuger Zeitung Zug

In 1997 Neue Luzerner Zeitung had a circulation of 131,761 copies.[2] Its circulation was 133,000 copies in 2003.[3] According to WEMF AG, as of 2004, the newspaper had a certified distribution of 134,526 copies and a readership of 290,000. The 2006 circulation of the paper was 131,004 copies.[4] It was 127,244 copies in 2009.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Hugo Bigi (2012). Journalism Education Between Market Dependence and Social Responsibility: An Examination of Trainee Journalists. Haupt Verlag AG. p. 26. ISBN 978-3-258-07753-6. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  2. ^ Sibylle Hardmeier (1999). "Political Poll Reporting in Swiss Print Media". International Journal of Public Opinion Research. 11 (3). Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 October 2017. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  3. ^ "World Press Trends" (PDF). Paris: World Association of Newspapers. 2004. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Swiss newspaper market in flux" (PDF). Swiss Review. 5: 9. October 2007. Retrieved 4 December 2014.

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