Urban (newspaper)

Urban was a Danish free daily newspaper owned by Det Berlingske Officin.

TypeFree daily newspaper
Owner(s)Det Berlingske Officin A/S
PublisherBerlingske Gratisaviser A/S
EditorDorthe Carlsen
Founded24 September 2001
Political alignmentNone
Ceased publication12 January 2012
HeadquartersCopenhagen, Denmark

History and profileEdit

Urban was launched on 24 September 2001, shortly after the competing free daily MetroXpress (the Danish edition of the Metro newspaper).

In its first year Urban had a circulation 108,000 copies.[1] It was 181,000 copies in 2002 and 171,000 copies in 2003.[1] Urban had a circulation of 330,000 copies both in 2006 and in 2007.[1] The circulation in second half of 2008 was 196,752.

Urban was closed on 12 January 2012.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c Piet Bakker (2007). "Free daily journalism – anything new?". Journalistika. 4. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  2. ^ Gratisavisen Urban lukker - TV 2 Nyhederne (Danish)

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