Berlingske, previously known as Berlingske Tidende, is a Danish national daily newspaper based in Copenhagen. First published on 3 January 1749, Berlingske is the oldest Danish newspaper still published, Berlingske was founded by Denmarks Royal Book Printer Ernst Henrich Berling and originally titled Kjøbenhavnske Danske Post-Tidender, the Berlingskes Politiske og Avertissements Tidende. The paper was supported by the Conservative Party, until 1903 it had the official right to publish news about the government. In 1936, the title was shortened to Berlingske Tidende. Mendel Levin Nathanson twice served as the editor-in-chief of the paper, the publisher is Det Berlingske Officin. The paper has a conservative stance and has no political affiliation, the paper is one of the big three broadsheet-quality newspapers in Denmark along with Jyllands-Posten and Politiken. Traditionally itself a broadsheet, Berlingske has been published in the format since 28 August 2006. It is the newspaper in the world to have won the World Press Photo Award four times.
It won the most prestigious award in Denmark, the Cavling prize. In addition, it was awarded the European Newspaper of the Year in the category of national newspaper by the European Newspapers Congress in 2012. P and this takeover saved the group from an impending bankruptcy caused by a long strike period as well as dwindling circulation and advertising revenues. In 2000, Det Berlingske Officin was acquired by the Norwegian industrial conglomerate Orkla Group, in 2006 Orkla Media was sold to the British Mecom Group. In January 2011, the title was abbreviated to Berlingske following a large-scale redesign of the newspapers web. In February 2015, Berlingske was acquired by the family-owned Belgian media company De Persgroep together with the rest of Mecom Group, in 1910 Berlingske Tidende had a circulation of 8,500 copies. During the last six months of 1957 the paper had a circulation of 157,932 copies on weekdays and it was the second best-selling newspaper in Denmark with a circulation of 149,000 copies in 2002.
The circulation of the paper was 142,000 copies in 2003, in 2004 the paper had a circulation of 129,000 copies. The circulation of Berlingske was 103,685 copies in 2008 and 103,221 copies in 2009 and it was 101,121 copies in 2010 and fell to 96,897 copies in 2011. List of newspapers in Denmark List of oldest companies Merrill, John C, the Worlds Great Dailies, Profiles of Fifty Newspapers. Berlingskes home website Berlingskes business news site
Politiken is a leading Danish daily broadsheet newspaper, published by JP/Politikens Hus in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was founded in 1884 and played a role in the formation of the Danish Social Liberal Party, since 1970 it has been independent of the party but maintains a liberal and centre-left stance. It now runs a newspaper, politiken. dk. The papers design won international awards, and a number of its journalists won the Cavling Prize. Dagbladet Politiken was founded on 1 October 1884 in Copenhagen by Viggo Hørup, Edvard Brandes, Hørup and Brandes formed the newspaper after being fired as editors from the Morgenbladet over political differences. Hørup led the paper as editor-in-chief for fifteen years from its start in 1884, in 1904, the tabloid Ekstra Bladet was founded as a supplement to Politiken and was spun off as an independent newspaper on 1 January 1905. The paper established its present location in central Copenhagen at The City Hall Square in 1912, in 1987 Politiken started its business supplement.
The paper was published by Politikens Hus until 1 January 2003 when the merged with Jyllands-Posten A/S to form JP/Politikens Hus. Thus, Jyllands-Posten became its sister paper, Politiken is published in broadsheet format. The newspaper publishes an international edition named Politiken Weekly which compiles the most important stories of the week for Danes living abroad, on 28 April 1940, three weeks after the German invasion of Denmark, Politiken ran an editorial in which Winston Churchill was called a dangerous man. To have been to please the German occupation force, though no other Danish newspaper took such steps at the time, usually, it was enough to keep within the newly introduced censorship. The article led to 15,000 readers, about 10% of subscribers, during the early 1900s Politiken had a cultural radical political stance. Historically the paper was connected to the Danish Social Liberal Party, the paper has a far-leaning social and centre-left stance. Seidenfaden explained that Politiken has never intended to reprint the cartoon drawing as a statement of opinion or values.
Politiken started with a circulation of 2,000 copies. Its circulation was 23,142 copies in 1901, in 1910 its circulation rose to 41,400 copies. Later it became one of Denmarks leading newspapers in terms of both circulated copies and number of readers and its circulation was 165,615 copies in 1950. During the last six months of 1957 the paper had a circulation of 148,169 copies on weekdays and it fell to 142,847 copies in 1960
Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten, commonly shortened to JP, is a Danish daily broadsheet newspaper. It is based in Viby, a suburb of Århus and its main competitors are the broadsheet Politiken and compact Berlingske. The foundation behind the newspaper, Jyllands-Postens Fond, defines it as an independent liberal newspaper, the paper officially supported the Conservative Peoples Party until 1938. The newspaper was founded in 1871 and issued its first copy on 2 October of that year, the name Jyllandsposten was used, the hyphen being adopted in 1945. The current name was introduced in 1969 and it refers to itself as Denmarks international newspaper. Jyllandsposten quickly became one of Jutlands most modern newspapers and secured an exclusive access to government telegraph wires between 21,00 and midnight every day and this enabled Jyllandsposten to publish news one day earlier than most of its competitors. Gradually the paper expanded, enlarging its format and adding more and more pages, the first issues had only contained four pages.
In 1889 it abandoned the traditional Gothic script in favour of the Latin script used today, Gothic script had been abolished by the Danish spelling reform of 1875, but was still in wide use. Politically the paper supported the Højre party – which became the Conservative Peoples Party in 1915, the paper advocated business interests and strongly opposed socialism. It was critical of business monopolies, in international affairs, it was generally supportive of Britain and critical of Germany, which it considered the only country that wished to attack Denmark, to quote an 1872 edition. This nationalist sentiment was a reaction to Germanys annexation of portions of southern Jutland following the Second War of Schleswig in 1864. Editorially the newspaper supported the Danish minority in Germany and advocated for a new located at the Danevirke. Throughout World War I Jyllands-Posten continued its attacks on Germany despite the governments policy of neutrality in the conflict. In 1918, the newspaper was outlawed in Germany, in 1929, the paper established an office in Copenhagen, and established a corporation with The Times.
In 1931, the paper was acquired by a joint stock company whose main investor became editor-in-chief, in 1934 the newspaper began to use photographs in its layouts. Foreign news stories were supplied by Ritzau, The Times, during the 1920s and 1930s, the editorial line of the paper was right-wing Conservative. Another issue was support of the Danish minority in Germany, the paper expressed its admiration for the authoritarian regimes of Italy and Germany on several occasions, a line assumed by many European newspapers. In 1933, the newspaper advocated that Denmark follow Germanys example, in March 1933, the paper wrote, Only dry tears will be cried at the grave of the Weimar Republic
Land og Folk
Land og Folk was a Danish language communist daily newspaper published in Copenhagen, between 1919 and 1982. The newspaper was established as a weekly in 1919 under the name of Arbejdet, in 1920 the paper became the central organ of the Communist Party of Denmark. Next year it was renamed as Arbejderbladet following the formation of the federation, in 1934 the paper began to be published daily. The paper was published with the title of Arbejderbladet until June 1941, on 22 August 1941, the paper was banned. It was renamed as Land og Folk on 1 March 1942 after it was published as Politiske Maanedsbreve. The paper was published by the Danish resistance movement until 1945. In 1950 an automatic Mercedes printing machine and in 1969 a printing press were given to Land og Folk by the East German communist party, frede Jakobsen served as the editor-in-chief Land og Folk which was based in Copenhagen. In the 1960s the subscribers of Land og Folk included large number of Russians, in the 1920s its circulation ranged between 4,000 and 6,000 copies.
During the next decade its circulation was increased and became nearly 12,000 copies in 1940. By the end of the Nazi occupation in 1945 the paper had a circulation of 120,000 copies. During the last six months of 1957 the paper had a circulation of 10,833 copies on weekdays, the circulation of Land og Folk was 7,100 copies in 1975. Land og Folk ceased publication in 1982, the photo archive of Land og Folk is kept in Arbejdermuseet
Ekstra Bladet is a Danish tabloid newspaper focusing on sensationalist news and political revelations. Since 1979 it has always had a partly or completely naked woman on page nine which is referred to as Side 9 Pigen, the current editor is Poul Madsen, who on 6 September 2007 replaced Hans Engell. The newspaper began publication 1904 in a Politiken newspaper, and a year later, the headquarters of the paper is in Copenhagen. Victor Andreasen served as the editor-in-chief of the paper for two times, between 1963 and 1967 and between 1971 and 1976. In December 2010 Ekstra Bladet editor-in-chief Poul Madsen threatened to complain to the European Court of Justice after its submission of an application to Apples App Store was rejected, Madsen claimed the application was deemed offensive, and in an editorial described Apple as being an American nanny. Since 5 October 2012 Tipsbladet, a football magazine, has been sold with the Friday edition of Ekstra Bladet. Ekstra Bladets readership and circulation has declined in recent years, during the last six months of 1957 the paper had a circulation of 68,178 copies on weekdays.
The circulation of the paper was 210,000 copies in 1991,198,000 copies in 1992 and 185,000 copies in 1993 and it fell to 177,000 copies in 1994, to 168,000 in 1995 and to 166,000 copies in 1996. Although its circulation grew to 169,000 copies in 1997 and it was 134,000 copies in 2000 and 127,000 copies in 2001. The circulation of the fell to 119,000 copies in 2002. It was the fourth best selling Danish newspaper in 2003 with a circulation of 110,000 copies, in 2004 the paper had a circulation of 110,000 copies. There is another report giving its 2004 circulation as 106,000 copies, in 2012 the paper had a circulation of 60,000 copies. In March 2013 the Alexa rank of ekstrabladet. dk was 1.949, making it one of the 2.000 most popular websites worldwide
BT is a Danish tabloid newspaper which offers general news about various subjects such as sports and current affairs. Until 2012 it was known as B. T, the paper is based in Copenhagen. A large, red neon sign displays the logo at the square Trianglen in Østerbro. BT is part of Berlingske Media Group and it had a conservative stance in the 1960s. During the last six months of 1957 the circulation of BT was 157,932 copies on weekdays, the paper had a circulation of 196,000 copies in 1991 and 192,000 copies in 1992. It fell to 181,000 copies in 1993, to 164,000 copies in 1994 and its circulation further fell to 147,000 copies in 1996, to 138,000 copies in 1997 and to 134,000 copies in 1998. The papers circulation continued to decrease, and it was 124,000 copies in 1999,123,000 copies in 2000 and 122,000 copies in 2001, the circulation of BT in 2003 was 110,000 copies. In 2004 the paper had a circulation of 100,000 copies, the 2007 circulation of the paper was 87,319 copies. Its circulation was 82,024 copies in 2008 and 74,330 copies in 2009 and it was 69,839 copies in 2010 and 67,983 copies in 2011
Fyens Stiftstidende is a daily newspaper in Denmark and has its headquarters in Odense. The newspaper was first published on 3 January 1772 and it was part of the Stiftstidende dailies. The other two Stiftstidende newspapers were published in Aalborg, Aalborg Stiftstidende, which was founded in 1767, and in Aarhus, namely Århus Stiftstidende, until 1841 the newspaper was known as Kongelig Priviligerede Odense Adresse-Contoirs Efterretninger. On 13 April 1993 it changed its 221-year-old tradition as a midday newspaper, the paper serves for the island of Funen and has its headquarters in Odense. It is published in broadsheet format Since 1975 Fyens Stiftstidende has had no political affiliation, before that the paper was close to the Conservative Peoples Party. However, the continues to hold a conservative stance. Since November 2007, Stigs Stribe has appeared in the newspaper from Monday through Friday all year round, the cartoon strip is of the gag strip variety and was created by Danish cartoonist/illustrator Stig Kristensen.
In 1910 Fyens Stiftstidende sold 8,400 copies, the circulation of the paper was 66,000 copies on weekdays and 89,000 copies on Sundays in the first quarter of 2000, making it one of the top 20 newspapers in the country. The paper had a circulation of 62,000 copies both in 2002 and in 2003 and its 2004 circulation was 62,000 copies. Fyens Stiftstidende had a circulation of 57,970 copies in 2006 and 56,036 copies in 2007