Skånska Dagbladet

Skånska Dagbladet is a newspaper based in Malmö, Sweden, that has been in circulation since 1888.

Skånska Dagbladet
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherSkånska Dagbladet AB
WebsiteSkånska Dagbladet

History and profileEdit

Skånska Dagbladet headquarters in Malmö

Skånska Dagbladet was established in 1888, and its headquarters is in Malmö.[1][2] The Skånska Dagbladet AB is its publisher.[3] During the initial period the paper had four pages with six columns each.[4] At the beginning of the twentieth century its circulation expanded, being one-twentieth of the entire Swedish daily newspaper circulation.[4] In the first quarter of the century the paper was acquired by the Agrarian Party.[4]

Skånska Dagbladet is close to the Centre Party.[5] The paper is published in tabloid format.[6]

In 2002 Skånska Dagbladet was the eighth best-selling newspaper with a circulation of 43,600 copies.[7] It was the eighth largest newspaper in Sweden in terms of readership in 2009.[8]


  1. ^ "Sweden: Historical and statistical handbook". Runeberg. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Brussels blasts Sweden over excessive press subsidies". The Local. 17 June 2009. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  3. ^ Mart Ots (2011). "Competition and collaboration between Swedish newspapers – an overview and case study of a restructuring market" (PDF). Jönköping University. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  4. ^ a b c Karl Erik Gustafsson; Per Rydén (2010). A History of the Press in Sweden (PDF). Gothenburg: Nordicom. ISBN 978-91-86523-08-4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 February 2015.
  5. ^ Philip Barjami (13 May 2015). "Swedish newspaper landscape: An overview". Mundus International. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  6. ^ Miren Gutierrez (20 March 2005). "Quality Could Survive Shrinking Broadsheets". Inter Press Service. Rome. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  7. ^ David Ward (2004). "Media Concentration and Ownership in Ten European Countries" (PDF). Commissariaat voor de Media. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  8. ^ Christian Albrekt Larsen (2013). The Rise and Fall of Social Cohesion: The Construction and De-construction of Social Trust in the US, UK, Sweden and Denmark. Oxford: OUP. p. 132. ISBN 0-19-968184-8.

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