Nordjyske Stiftstidende

Nordjyske Stiftstidende is a daily regional newspaper published in Aalborg, Denmark. It is Denmark's second oldest newspaper.

Nordjyske Stiftstidende
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherNordjyske Medier
Founded1767; 256 years ago (1767)
Political alignmentLiberal
WebsiteNordjyske Stiftstidende

History and profileEdit

The newspaper was founded in 1767[1] as Nyttige og fornøyelige Jydske Efterretninger. In 1827, it merged with Aalborg's second newspaper Aalborgs Stifts Adresse-Avis. The paper was known as Aalborg Stiftstidende until 1999.

The publisher of Nordjyske Stiftstidende is the Nordjyske Medier.[2] The paper is published in broadsheet format.[3] It has no political affiliation and has a liberal stance.[1][4] The paper was also described as having a right-wing tradition in a 2006 study.[5]

Nordjyske Stiftstidende has its headquarters in Aalborg.[4] The paper now serves the whole of Vendsyssel and most of Himmerland and has local editions in Aalborg, Hjørring, Hobro, Frederikshavn, Fjerritslev, Skagen and Brønderslev.[6]


Nordjyske Stiftstidende had a circulation of 82,000 copies on weekdays and 98,000 copies on Sundays in the first quarter of 2000, making it one of the top 20 newspapers in the country.[7] The circulation of the paper was 83,000 copies in 2002.[3] In 2003 the paper had a circulation of 82,000 copies on weekdays and 94,000 copies on Sundays.[4] Its circulation was 74,000 copies in 2004.[8] The 2005 circulation of the paper was 69,000 copies on weekdays and 80,000 copies on Sundays.[1] Its circulation was 62,075 copies in 2006.[9]

In 2007 the circulation of Nordjyske Stiftstidende was 64,186 copies.[10]


  1. ^ a b c "Factsheet Denmark" (PDF). Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. January 2007. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Denmark's leading local news publisher to expand audience insights with Cxense". Cxense. 18 September 2013. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  3. ^ a b "World Press Trends 2003" (PDF). World Association of Newspapers. Paris. 2003. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 November 2017. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "Factsheet. Mass Media" (PDF). Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. December 2003. Retrieved 10 February 2015.
  5. ^ Mortensen, Peter B.; Serritzlew, Søren (September 2006). "Newspapers and budgeting: the effects of media coverage on local expenditure decisions". Scandinavian Political Studies. 29 (3): 236–260. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9477.2006.00151.x.
  6. ^ "Nordjyske Stiftstidende", Den Store Danske. (in Danish) Retrieved 6 August 2014.
  7. ^ "The 20 largest daily newspapers 2000" (PDF). Danmarks Statistik. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  8. ^ "Media pluralism in the Member States of the European Union" (PDF). Commission of the European Communities. Brussels. 16 January 2007. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  9. ^ "Top ten daily newspapers by circulation 2006". Nordicom. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  10. ^ "The Nordic Media Market" (PDF). Nordicom. 2009. Retrieved 7 March 2015.

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