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Göteborgs-Posten frontpage.jpg
Type Daily newspaper
Format Compact
Owner(s) Stampen AB
Editor Jonathan Falck
Founded 1813
Political alignment Liberal
Language Swedish
Headquarters Polhemsplatsen 5,
Circulation 227,200 (2010)
ISSN 1103-9345
Website www.gp.se

Göteborgs-Posten (G-P) is a major daily newspaper in Sweden.

History and profile[edit]

Göteborgs-Posten was first published in 1813,[1] but ceased publication in 1822. It re-appeared in 1850. Publication seven days a week began in 1939. The paper is owned and published by a family company, Hjörne group.[2][3] It changed its format from the classic broadsheet to compact on 5 October 2004.[4]

Göteborgs-Posten is published in Gothenburg, with containing coverage of local, regional, national and international issues. It is chiefly distributed in western Götaland. The stated position of the editorial page is liberal.[2]

According to its publisher, seven out of ten Gothenburgers read Göteborgs-Posten every day.[5] In 1998 the circulation of it was 258,000 copies on weekdays and 286,000 copies on Sundays.[6] The paper had a circulation of 245,900 copies on weekdays in 2005.[2] It reached about 600,000 people every day with a circulation of 245,700 in 2006.[7] Its 2010 circulation was 227,200 copies.[8]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Göteborgs-Posten". VoxEurop. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "Swedish mass media". Swedish Institute. 2006. Retrieved 18 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Eva Harrie (2009). "The Nordic Media Market". Göteborg: Nordicom, University of Gothenburg. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "The press in Sweden". BBC News. 2004. Retrieved 18 November 2014. 
  5. ^ Stampen - Tidningar
  6. ^ Stig Hadenius; Lennart Weibull (1999). "The Swedish Newspaper System in the Late 1990s. Tradition and Transition". Nordicom Review 1 (1). Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  7. ^ GP[dead link]
  8. ^ "Göteborgs-Posten". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 25 March 2011. 

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