Ilta-Sanomat

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

Ilta-Sanomat (Finnish for the evening news) is one of Finland's two prominent tabloid size evening dailys and the second largest newspaper 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]

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.[3] In the period of 1995-1996 the paper had a circulation of 213,600 copies.[4] Its circulation was 214,372 copies in 2001, making it the second most read paper in the country.[5] In 2002 it had a circulation of 214,610 copies in weekdays and 243,443 copies in weekends.[2]

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. ^ Bernard A. Cook (2001). Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia. Taylor & Francis. p. 384. ISBN 978-0-8153-4057-7. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Media Policy: Convergence, Concentration & Commerce. SAGE Publications. 24 September 1998. p. 10. ISBN 978-1-4462-6524-6. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Finland Press and Media". Press Reference. Retrieved 11 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Reijo Ruokanen appointed editor-in-chief". DGAP. 1 July 2010. Retrieved 20 November 2014.