Blick am Abend

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Blick am Abend
Type Free daily
Owner(s) Ringier
Founder(s) Ringier
Editor-in-chief Peter Röthlisberger
Founded 1 June 2008; 6 years ago (2008-06-01)
Language German
Headquarters Zürich
Circulation 329,418 (2010)
Sister newspapers Blick
Website Blick am Abend

Blick am Abend is a German free evening newspaper published in Switzerland and based in Zürich.

History and profile[edit]

Blick am Abend was first published on 1 June 2008[1] as a successor to the afternoon free daily Heute.[2][3]

Blick am Abend, based in Zürich, is a free newspaper and its owner is Ringier.[4][5] It is published in evenings.[6][7] Peter Röthlisberger is the editor-in-chief of the daily.[4] Its sister newspaper is Blick, a leading daily in the country.[6][7] Both papers are based in Zurich.[8]

In 2008 Blick am Abend started a biweekly legal column which answers the reader questions.[9] Until 2009 the daily had editions in Zurich, Berne and Basle.[10] St. Gallen and Luzern/Zug editions were started in 2009.[10] In December 2013 the paper launched its online edition.[11]

The audited circulation of Blick am Abend in 2008 was 211,000 copies.[6] The paper had a circulation of 225,226 copies in 2009.[7] In 2010 its circulation was 329,418 copies[8] and its 2010 readership was 604,000.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ringier Today Ringier. Retrieved 13 December 2013.
  2. ^ Piet Bakker (2013). "The life cycle of a free newspaper business model in newspaper-rich markets". Journalistica (1). Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Colin Porlezza (2009). "Bridges over the Chinese Wall. The consequences of advertising pressure on the journalistic content". Caerdydd. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Blick am Abend". Ringier. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Piet Bakker (2010). "Free dailies 2010: the age of the happy monopolist". InPublishing Magazine. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c Blick am Abend expands Newspaper Innovation. 13 January 2009. Retrieved 5 December 2013
  7. ^ a b c Hugo Bigi (2012). Journalism Education between Market Dependence and Social Responsibility: An Examination of Trainee Journalists. Haupt Verlag AG. p. 34. ISBN 978-3-258-07753-6. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 
  8. ^ a b Cyril Jost (4 February 2011). "The challenges confronting the Swiss press". InaGlobal. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 
  9. ^ "Family’ column Blick am Abend". FDN Newsletter (39). October 2008. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "Blick am Abend St. Gallen & Luzern" (Newsletter (No. 48)). Newspaper Innovation. July–August 2009. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  11. ^ "Swiss Blick am Abend expands online". Newspaper Innovation. 12 December 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 
  12. ^ Free newspapers increase in popularity Swiss Info. 22 March 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2013

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