Urban was a Danish free daily newspaper owned by Det Berlingske Officin.
|Type||Free daily newspaper|
|Owner(s)||Det Berlingske Officin A/S|
|Publisher||Berlingske Gratisaviser A/S|
|Founded||24 September 2001|
|Ceased publication||12 January 2012|
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. It was 181,000 copies in 2002 and 171,000 copies in 2003. Urban had a circulation of 330,000 copies both in 2006 and in 2007. The circulation in second half of 2008 was 196,752.
Urban was closed on 12 January 2012.
- ^ a b c Piet Bakker (2007). "Free daily journalism – anything new?". Journalistika. 4. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
- ^ Gratisavisen Urban lukker - TV 2 Nyhederne (Danish)