Sundsvalls Tidning is a local morning newspaper published in Sundsvall, Sweden. It has been in circulation since 1841.

Sundsvalls Tidning
Front page dated 3 January 1988
TypeDaily newspaper
Founded1841; 183 years ago (1841)
Political alignmentLiberal
WebsiteSundsvalls Tidning

History and profile edit

Sundsvalls Tidning was first published in January 1841 with eight pages.[1][2] The paper is based in Sundsvall[1] and is a local morning publication.[3] The owner of the paper was a family company with the same name until 1985 when it was acquired by the Gefle Dagblad company[2] which has a liberal stance.[4] In 1994 the Gefle Dagblad company became the sole owner of the paper.[2]

The company evolved to MittMedia and owns seventeen newspapers, including Sundsvalls Tidning[4][5] which has a liberal leaning.[6]

In 2003, Sundsvalls Tidning acquired its local competitor, Dagbladet Nya Samhället.[5]

Sundsvalls Tidning was printed in broadsheet format until Spring 2005 when it switched to tabloid.[1][7] The paper has a website, which is updated twice daily,[3] and a tablet e-paper.[8] In May 2013, the paper began to use the duplex serif and sans typefaces designed by Berton Hasbe.[9]

The paper sold 29,600 copies in 2010.[5] The circulation of Sundsvalls Tidning was 27,300 copies in 2012 and 25,400 copies in 2013.[10]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c Svenåke Boström (June 2004). "New designs, new formats" (PDF). Strategy Report. 3 (3): 43.
  2. ^ a b c Jonas Ohlsson (2012). The Practice of Newspaper Ownership: Fifty Years of Control and Influence in the Swedish Local Press (PhD thesis). Bohus: University of Gothenburg. hdl:2077/29101. ISBN 978-91-88212-98-6.
  3. ^ a b Carina I. Eriksson; Jesper Svensson (2010). "A User Centered Innovation Approach Identifying Key User Values for the E-Newspaper". Electronic Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications. Hershey; New York: IGI Global. p. 1445. ISBN 978-1-61520-968-2.
  4. ^ a b Jonas Ohlsson (2011). "From Family Affair to Corporate Subsidiary. The Contradictory Fortune of Sundsvalls Tidning" (Conference paper abstract). University of Gothenburg. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  5. ^ a b c Mart Ots (2012). "Competition, Collaboration and Cooperation: Swedish Provincial Newspaper Markets In Transition". Journal of Media Business Studies. 9 (2): 48. doi:10.1080/16522354.2012.11073543.
  6. ^ "Customers". Shootitlive. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  7. ^ "11 Swedish dailies become tabloids". Media Culpa. 7 September 2004. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  8. ^ Åsa Moberg; Martin Johansson; Göran Finnveden; Alex Jonsson (2007). "Screening environmental life cycle assessment of printed, web based and tablet e-paper newspaper" (PDF). KTH Centre for Sustainable Communications. Stockholm.
  9. ^ "Duplex for MittMedia, a newspaper group in Sweden". Commercial Type. 9 May 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  10. ^ Frank Eriksson Barman (2014). "In search of a profitability framework for the local daily newspaper industry. A case study at Göteborgs-Posten" (Report). Chalmers University of Technology. Gothenburg. Retrieved 6 March 2015.

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