il Resto del Carlino

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il Resto del Carlino
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Type Daily newspaper
Format Berliner
Owner(s) Poligrafici Editoriale
Founded 21 March 1885
Political alignment Independent
Conservatism
Language Italian
Headquarters Bologna, Italy
Circulation 165,207 (2008)
Website http://www.ilrestodelcarlino.it/

il Resto del Carlino is an Italian newspaper based in Bologna, and is one of the oldest newspapers in Italy. Its rather evocative name means "the change you get from a Carlino," the smallest part of the Papal baiocco, which was legal tender at the time, when a sheet of local news was given out in shops to make up for any change owing after buying a cigar.

History and profile[edit]

il Resto del Carlino was established in 1885.[1] The founder was Amilcare Zamorani.[2] As of 1988 the owner of the paper was Monti.[3] The paper is based in Bologna.[1]

The 1988 circulation of il Resto del Carlino was 310,000 copies.[3] It was 165,207 copies in 2008.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Il Resto del Carlino". Monrif Group. Retrieved 28 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Fred Skolnik; Michael Berenbaum (2007). Encyclopaedia Judaica: Blu-Cof. Granite Hill Publishers. p. 49. ISBN 978-0-02-865932-9. Retrieved 28 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Peter Humphreys (1996). Mass Media and Media Policy in Western Europe. Manchester University Press. p. 90. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Data for average newspaper circulation (Diffusione media (Italia + Estero)) from the Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa (Ads) survey on 2008 in Italy

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