Sakala (newspaper)

Sakala is an Estonian language daily newspaper first published in Viljandi on 11 March 1878 by Carl Robert Jakobson, a major figure of the Estonian national awakening period in the 19th century.

Sakala
Sakala Newspaper logo.svg
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatCompact
Owner(s)AS Ühinenud Ajalehed
PublisherPeep Kala
EditorHans Väre
Founded1878
HeadquartersViljandi
Circulation8900
Websitesakala.ajaleht.ee

Sakala was the first political newspaper in Estonian. It was the most popular newspaper among Estonians in the late 19th century. Today it is the local newspaper of Viljandi County.

The masthead logo of Sakala was designed by Eduard Magnus Jakobson.

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