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Sol (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɔɫ]; Portuguese for Sun) is a Portuguese language weekly national newspaper published every Saturday in Lisbon, Portugal.

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The 1 September 2007 front page of
Sol
TypeWeekly newspaper
FormatTabloid
Owner(s)Newsplex
EditorMário Ramires
Founded16 September 2006; 12 years ago (2006-09-16)
LanguagePortuguese
HeadquartersLisbon
Circulation33,089 (2011)
WebsiteSol

History and profileEdit

Sol was first published on 16 September 2006.[1] The paper was founded by José António Saraiva with the premise to compete with the long-established Expresso.

Sol is directly owned by Mário Ramires through Newsplex

The circulation of Sol was 49,000 copies in 2008.[2] The paper had a circulation of 33,089 copies in 2011.[3]

Sol appeared in the Portuguese market as a competitor of Expresso which until now (2015) maintains a clearly leading position.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Overview of the Sector". GMCS. 19 May 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  2. ^ Anne Austin; et al. (2008). "Western Europe Market and Media Fact" (PDF). ZenithOptimedia. Retrieved 11 April 2015.
  3. ^ Imprensa: Circulation Portugal 2011

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