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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, 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.[1][2] It changed its format from the classic broadsheet to compact on 5 October 2004.[3]

It is published in Gothenburg, with containing coverage of local, regional, national and international issues. It is chiefly distributed in western Götaland. It has the second largest national circulation, after Dagens Nyheter and before Svenska Dagbladet. The circulation of the paper was 245,900 copies in weekdays in 2005.[1] It reached about 600,000 people every day with a circulation of 245,700 in 2006.[4] According to its publisher, seven out of ten Gothenburgers read Göteborgs-Posten every day.[5] Its 2010 circulation was 227,200 copies.[6]

The stated position of the editorial page is liberal.[1]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Swedish mass media". Swedish Institute. 2006. Retrieved 18 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Eva Harrie (2009). "The Nordic Media Market". Göteborg: Nordicom, University of Gothenburg. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "The press in Sweden". BBC News. 2004. Retrieved 18 November 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.gp.se/gp/jsp/Crosslink.jsp?d=721&a=204246
  5. ^ Stampen - Tidningar
  6. ^ "Göteborgs-Posten". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 25 March 2011. 

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