Rapport (newspaper)

Rapport is an Afrikaans-language weekly newspaper (released on Sundays) in South Africa and published by Media24. Its head office is in Johannesburg.[1] It is the second largest Sunday newspaper in South Africa after the Sunday Times.[2] Waldimar Pelser has been the editor since 2013.

Rapport
Rapport Logo
TypeWeekly Newspaper (Sunday)
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Naspers
PublisherMedia24
EditorWaldimar Pelser
Founded1970
LanguageAfrikaans
HeadquartersJohannesburg
Circulation175,552
Websitewww.rapport.co.za

HistoryEdit

Rapport was established in 1970 (Jordaan 2014). The precursor was Die Beeld, an Afrikaans Sunday newspaper established in the 1960s. Die Beeld later merged with Dagbreek to become Rapport.[3]: 292  The Beeld brand was re-established in 1974 with the founding of the daily newspaper, Beeld (Fourie 2007).

SupplementsEdit

  • Loopbane24 (Sunday)[4]
  • Sake24 (Sunday)[4]
  • Sports24 (Sunday)[4]
  • Weekliks (Sunday)[4]
  • InRat (once a month)[4]
  • Rondrits (Sunday)[4]

Distribution areasEdit

Distribution[5]
2008 2013 2018
Eastern Cape Y Y Y
Free State Y Y Y
Gauteng Y Y Y
Kwa-Zulu Natal Y Y Y
Limpopo Y Y Y
Mpumalanga Y Y Y
North West Y Y Y
Northern Cape Y Y Y
Western Cape Y Y Y

Distribution figuresEdit

Circulation[6]
Net Sales
October - December 2012 213 460
July - September 2012 220 494
April - June 2012 220 485
January - March 2012 223 593
October - December 2013 187 288
July - September 2013 183 187
April - June 2013 192 328
January - March 2013 210 675
April - June 2014 175 552
January - March 2014 177 016

Readership figuresEdit

Estimated Readership[7][8]
AIR
January – December 2012 1 286 000
January - December 2013 1 338 000

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bepalings en Voorwaardes." (Archive) Rapport. 31 June 2009. Retrieved on 26 March 2013. "Straatadres: 69 Kingsway Avenue, Aucklandpark, 2092;"
  2. ^ Is Waldimar Pelser Afrikaans media’s last roll of the dice? Mail & Guardian. 19 April 2013
  3. ^ Joyce, Peter (1989). The South African family encyclopaedia. Internet Archive. Cape Town : Struik Publishers. ISBN 978-0-86977-887-6.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Beeld Website". Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Rapport Website". Retrieved 21 June 2013.
  6. ^ Audit Bureau of Circulations (S.A)
  7. ^ SAARF AMPS (Previous Presentations)
  8. ^ SAARF AMPS (Industry Presentations)

BibliographyEdit

  • Jordaan, Marenet (2014). "Poke me, I'm a journalist: The impact of Facebook and Twitter on newsroom routines and cultures at two South African weeklies". In Paterson, Chris (ed.). Journalism and Social Media in Africa: Studies in Innovation and Transformation. Routledge. ISBN 9780415745260.
  • Fourie, Pieter Jacobus, ed. (2001). "The press". Media Studies: Institutions, theories, and issues. Routledge. ISBN 9780702156557.

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