The Hokkaido Shimbun
||Blanket (54.6 cm x 40.65 cm)
||The Hokkaido Shimbun Press
||January 20, 1887
||Morning edition: 1,223,184
Evening edition: 673,410
(Japan ABC, average for January–June 2005)
Headquarters of the Hokkaido Shimbun Press in Sapporo.
The Hokkaido Shimbun (北海道新聞 Hokkaidō Shinbun), which is often abbreviated as Doshin (道新 Dōshin), is a Japanese language daily newspaper published mainly in Hokkaidō, Japan by The Hokkaido Shimbun Press (株式会社北海道新聞社 Kabushiki-gaisha Hokkaidō Shinbunsha). As of November 2006, its morning edition has a circulation of 1,208,175. It was first published in Sapporo in 1887.