Østlandets Blad

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Østlandets Blad
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Edda Media (100%)
Editor Siri Zachariassen
Founded 1908
Political alignment Conservative
Non-partisan
Headquarters Ski, Norway
Circulation 15,343[1]
Website www.oblad.no

Østlandets Blad is a regional newspaper published in Ski, Norway.

It was established in 1908 under the name Øieren, named after a local lake.[2] It was based in Kråkstad at that time.[3] The name Østlandets Blad was taken in 1919. The political stance was Conservative.[2]

After 1945 it gradually increased from three to five editions a week.[2] The paper is now published six days a week (Monday-Saturday).[citation needed] In addition to Ski, the newspaper mainly covers Oppegård and Ås,[2] but also reaches Vestby, Frogn and Ytre Enebakk.[citation needed] It has a circulation of 15,343, of whom 15,206 are subscribers.[1] It is owned by Østlandets Blad AS, which is owned 100% by Edda Media.[1]

At the end of 2005, Østlandets Blad AS employed 60 people. At the same time the company's revenues were NOK 92 million and earnings before interests and taxes (EBIT) of NOK 8 million.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Østlandets Blad". Norwegian Media Registry (in Norwegian). Norwegian Media Authority. Retrieved 8 March 2009. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b c d Østbye, Helge (1984). Massemediene (in Norwegian). Oslo: Tiden. p. 29. ISBN 82-10-02375-6. 
  3. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Østlandets Blad". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 8 March 2009.