Faro de Vigo
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|Owner(s)||Editorial Prensa Ibérica|
|Publisher||Faro de Vigo S.A.U.|
|Editor||Juan Carlos Da Silva|
|Founded||3 November 1853|
History and profile
The newspaper was printed for the first time on 3 November 1853 on a small machine by its founder, Angel de Lema y Marina, at the Calle Olivo in Vigo, with the idea of "helping to the interests of Galicia". Its headquarters are located in Chapela, Redondela.
Since 1986 it has belonged to Prensa Ibérica, a communication group that consists of 14 journalistic mastheads.
In 2002, its average daily circulation reached 42,245 copies, certified by the Officie of Spreading Justification (OJD). The numbers, as released by the General Study of Media (EGM, May 2004), gave it 304,000 readers a day, putting it among the 13 most important Spanish newspapers, and the leader in Southern Galicia.
The staff consists of around 150 workers. The paper prints has six editions each day; The one with most diffusion covers Vigo. The others cover Pontevedra, Arousa, Ourense, Morrazo and Deza-Tabeirós-Montes.
The digital edition was introduced in January 1999.
- Frans Schrijver (2006). Regionalism After Regionalisation: Spain, France and the United Kingdom. Amsterdam University Press. p. 137. ISBN 978-90-5629-428-1. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
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