Skånska Dagbladet

Skånska Dagbladet is a newspaper based in Malmö, Sweden.

History and profile

Skånska Dagbladet was established in 1888.[1] The headquarters is in Malmö.[1][2] The Skånska Dagbladet AB is the publisher.[3] The paper had four pages with six columns each during the initial period.[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. ^ a b "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. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  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 (20 June 2013). The Rise and Fall of Social Cohesion: The Construction and De-construction of Social Trust in the US, UK, Sweden and Denmark. OUP Oxford. p. 132. ISBN 0-19-968184-8. Retrieved 27 May 2016.

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