Bergens Tidende

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Bergens Tidende logo.svg
Type Daily newspaper
Format Compact
Owner(s) Bergens Tidende AS
Editor Gard Steiro
Founded 1868; 146 years ago (1868)
Political alignment None, officially (traditionally Liberal)
Language Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk)
Headquarters Bergen, Norway
Official website
Bergens Tidende 30 January 1870.

Bergens Tidende is Norway's fourth largest newspaper and largest newspaper outside Oslo, with a circulation of about 87,000 copies (2007).[1]

History and profile[edit]

Founded in 1868, it is a Norwegian-language newspaper published daily in Bergen. It reaches approximately 260,000 readers every day (2005), mainly in the counties of Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane.

The newspaper is published in two sections. Section 1 contains op-eds, general news, sports and weather. Section 2 contains culture, views, local news and television listings. The feature magazine BTMagasinet is published on Saturdays.

Bergens Tidende is a fully owned subsidiary of Media Norge, which is the holding company of Aftenposten, Bergens Tidende, Stavanger Aftenblad and Fædrelandsvennen. Media Norge is owned by Schibsted.

The paper was awarded the European Newspaper of the Year in the regional newspaper category by the European Newspapers Congress in 2011.[2][edit] is the website of Bergens Tidende. Until 2009 the newspaper broadcast on BTV (formerly TV Hordaland), which service was taken off air and incorporated into

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  1. ^ Circulation and reading of Norwegian newspapers, published 14 February 2008
  2. ^ Award 2011 European Newspapers Congress. Retrieved 4 August 2014.

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