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Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) 365 prentmiðlar

Ólafur Þ. Stephensen

Mikael Torfason
Founded 2001
Headquarters Iceland
Official website [1]

Fréttablaðið (English: The Newspaper) is the Icelandic newspaper with the largest circulation. Fréttablaðið is in Icelandic and is distributed free of charge to homes in parts of the country. Each paper is read by about 60% and at any given time only 20% will not have read it at all over the past week.

Fréttablaðið is published 6 days per week, Monday - Saturday.

It is published by the media group 365 prentmiðlar.

Fréttablaðið has been accused of siding politically with the Social Democratic Alliance (Samfylkingin) and favours Icelandic membership of the European Union. However, many of its editors have had ties with the conservative Independence Party (Sjálfstæðisflokkurinn).

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