Ilta-Sanomat

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Ilta-Sanomat wordmark.svg
Type Newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Sanoma
Founded 1932
Political alignment Neutral
Headquarters Helsinki
Website www.iltasanomat.fi

Ilta-Sanomat (Finnish for the evening news) is one of Finland's two prominent tabloid size evening newspaper and the second largest paper in the country. Its counterpart and biggest rival is Iltalehti.

History and profile[edit]

Ilta Sanomat was established in 1932.[1][2] Its sister paper is Helsingin Sanomat and both papers are part of SanomaWSOY.[1] Ilta Sanomat is published in tabloid format six times per week.[3][4]

The circulation of Ilta Sanomat was 212,854 copies in 1993, making it the second largest newspaper in Finland after its sister paper Helsingin Sanomat.[5] In the period of 1995-1996 the paper had a circulation of 213,600 copies.[6] Its circulation was 218,829 copies in 2001, making it the second most read paper in the country.[3] In 2002 it had a circulation of 214,610 copies in weekdays and 243,443 copies in weekends.[2]

The circulation of Ilta Sanomat was 161,615 copies in 2008 and 152,948 copies in 2009.[7] It was 150,351 copies in 2010[7] and 143,321 copies in 2011.[4]

Editors-in-chief[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Georgios Terzis (2007). European Media Governance: National and Regional Dimensions. Intellect Books. p. 98. ISBN 978-1-84150-192-5. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The Europa World Year Book 2003. Taylor & Francis. 10 July 2003. p. 1613. ISBN 978-1-85743-227-5. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Mary Kelly; Gianpietro Mazzoleni; Denis McQuail (31 January 2004). The Media in Europe: The Euromedia Handbook. SAGE Publications. p. 62. ISBN 978-0-7619-4132-3. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Circulation Statistics 2011". Media Audit Finland. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  5. ^ Bernard A. Cook (2001). Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia. Taylor & Francis. p. 384. ISBN 978-0-8153-4057-7. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  6. ^ Media Policy: Convergence, Concentration & Commerce. SAGE Publications. 24 September 1998. p. 10. ISBN 978-1-4462-6524-6. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "National newspapers total circulation". International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Circulations. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  8. ^ "Reijo Ruokanen appointed editor-in-chief". DGAP. 1 July 2010. Retrieved 20 November 2014.