Smålandsposten

Smålandsposten
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Editor-in-chief Kristina Bingström
Founded 1866; 155 years ago (1866)
Political alignment Conservative
Language Swedish
Headquarters Växjö
Circulation 34,900 (2013)
Website Smålandsposten

Smålandsposten is a Swedish language local morning newspaper published in Växjö, Southern Sweden. Founded in 1866 it is one of the earliest newspapers in the country.

History and profile

Smålandsposten offices in Växjö

Smålandsposten was established in 1866.[1][2] The paper is based in Växjö[3][4] and has been published in tabloid format since 1 March 2001.[5][6] It has a conservative leaning[7] and fully focuses on local news.[8]

As of 2015 Magnus Karlsson was the editor-in-chief of the paper.[9] When he resigned in January 2019 after serving in the post for 15 years Kristina Bingström was appointed to the post being the first female and sixteenth editor-in-chief of the daily.[10]

Smålandsposten is the recipient of the European Newspaper Award of 2009 in the category of local newspaper for its spectacular reportages on local events.[3][4]

In 2010 Smålandsposten sold 38,600 copies.[8] The paper had a circulation of 35,400 copies in 2012 and 34,900 copies in 2013.[11]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Sweden: Historical and statistical handbook". Projekt Runeberg. Archived from the original on 12 February 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ a b "Smålandsposten". Editorial Design. Archived from the original on 12 February 2015. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Eleventh European Newspaper Award:Main prize winners from Sweden, Germany, Portugal and Croatia". Adnative. Archived from the original on 12 February 2015. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  5. ^ Ole Munk (Spring 2002). "Redefining the whole process" (PDF). Design Journal (82). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 April 2015.
  6. ^ Ulrika Andersson (2013). "From Broadsheet to Tabloid: Content changes in Swedish newspapers in the light of a shrunken size". Observatorio (OBS) Journal. 7 (4). Archived from the original on 20 December 2014.
  7. ^ Jonas Ohlsson (2012). The Practice of Newspaper Ownership (PDF). Bohus: University of Gothenburg. ISBN 978-91-88212-98-6. Archived (PDF) from the original on 11 February 2015.
  8. ^ a b "Special topic "Local information"". European Newspaper Congress. 2010. Archived from the original on 15 April 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  9. ^ "Växjö Celebrities Choice of Art". Växjö. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
  10. ^ "Efter 153 år – hon blir första kvinnliga chefredaktören på Smålandsposten". Dagens Media (in Swedish). 12 February 2019. Retrieved 27 April 2021.
  11. ^ Frank Eriksson Barman (2014). "In search of a profitability framework for the local daily newspaper industry. A case study at Göteborgs-Posten" (Report). Gothenburg: Chalmers University of Technology. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 7 March 2015.

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