Fredriksstad Blad

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Fredriksstad Blad
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid (1986–present)
Owner(s) Mediehuset Østfold
Editor Renè Svendsen
Founded 1889
Political alignment Non-partisan
Headquarters Fredrikstad, Norway
Circulation 22,877[1]

Fredriksstad Blad is the biggest local newspaper in Fredrikstad, Norway. Having a rivalry with Demokraten, it is published six days a week. The chief editor is Renè Svendsen.

It was established in 1889, but had a predecessor in Ugeblad for Fredriksstad, Sarpsborg og Omegn which started in 1843. It was published six times a week from 1905,[2] and seven times a week since 1997. It changed to tabloid format in 1986, and launched its Internet site in 1996.[3]

In addition to Fredrikstad, the newspaper covers the municipality of Råde.[2] It has a circulation of 22,883, of whom 22,266 are subscribers.[1]

It is owned by Mediehuset Østfold, which is owned 99.3% by Edda Media.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Fredriksstad Blad". Norwegian Media Registry (in Norwegian). Norwegian Media Authority. Retrieved 8 March 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Østbye, Helge (1984). Massemediene (in Norwegian). Oslo: Tiden. p. 25. ISBN 82-10-02375-6. 
  3. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Fredriksstad Blad". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 8 March 2009.