Famiglia Cristiana

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Famiglia Cristiana
Editor Antonio Sciortino
Categories Newsmagazine
Frequency Weekly
Circulation 544,576 (2010)
Publisher Periodici San Paolo
Year founded 1931; 84 years ago (1931)
Company Edizioni San Paolo
Country Italy
Based in Alba/Milan, Italy
Language Italian
Website http://www.famigliacristiana.it/

Famiglia Cristiana (meaning The Christian family in English)[1] is an Italian weekly magazine.[2]

History and profile[edit]

Famiglia Cristiana was founded in Milan in 1931,[1][3] and is currently owned by Edizioni San Paolo, a Roman Catholic publishing group.[4] The magazine is published by Periodici San Paolo on a weekly basis.[5][6]

Circulation[edit]

Famiglia Cristiana had a circulation of 1,123,071 copies in 1984.[7] The circulation of the weekly was 1,070,652 copies from September 1993 to August 1994.[8] In the mid-1990s the magazine had the highest circulation among other Catholic periodicals in Italy.[9]

In 2000 the magazine had a circulation of 895,000 copies.[10] The 2003 circulation of the weekly was 742,000 copies.[4] Its circulation was 778,000 copies in 2004.[11] It was 644,000 copies in 2007.[12] In 2010 the circulation of the magazine was 544,576 copies.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The most important Italian magazines". Life in Italy. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "List of Italian magazines". Ciao Italy. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "The press in Italy". BBC. 31 October 2006. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Influential weeklies". BBC. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  5. ^ Gino Moliterno, ed. (2005). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Italian Culture (PDF). London and New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-203-74849-2. Retrieved 9 January 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "World Magazine Trends 2010/2011" (PDF). FIPP. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  7. ^ Maria Teresa Crisci. "Relationships between numbers of readers per copy and the characteristics of magazines" (PDF). The Print and Digital Research Forum. Retrieved 14 April 2015. 
  8. ^ "Top paid-circulation consumer magazines". Ad Age. 17 April 1995. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  9. ^ Cindy Wooden (6 December 1996). "Top Catholic Magazine Resists Vatican". National Catholic Reporter. Retrieved 16 August 2014.  – via Questia (subscription required)
  10. ^ "Top 50 General Interest magazines worldwide (by circulation)" (PDF). Magazine.com. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  11. ^ "European Publishing Monitor. Italy" (PDF). Turku School of Economics and KEA. Retrieved 5 April 2015. 
  12. ^ Anne Austin et. al. (2008). "Western Europe Market and Media Fact" (PDF). ZenithOptimedia. Retrieved 10 April 2015.