Iltalehti

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Iltalehti
Iltalehti wordmark.svg
Type newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Alma Media
Editor Kari Kivelä
Founded 1980
Political alignment Neutral
Headquarters Helsinki
Website www.iltalehti.fi

Iltalehti (literally "Evening newspaper")[1] is a tabloid newspaper published in Finland

History and profile[edit]

Iltalehti was established in 1980[2] as afternoon edition of newspaper Uusi Suomi.[citation needed] Alma Media is the owner of Iltalehti[2] which is based in Helsinki.[3] The paper is published six times per week.[4][5]

Petri Hakala is among the former editors-in-chief of the paper.[3] On 1 September 2010 Panu Pokkinen was appointed to the post.[6]

The circulation of Iltalehti was 105,059 copies in 1993.[7] The 2001 circulation of the paper was 134,777 copies, making it the fourth most read newspaper in Finland.[4] In 2002 Iltalehti had a circulation of 132,836 copies in weekdays.[3] As of 2008 the paper was the third largest newspaper in Finland.[8]

Of tabloid newspapers, Iltalehti had a market share of 40% and its biggest (and only) rival Ilta-Sanomat had a market share of 60% in 2008.[8] Its circulation was 122,548 copies in 2008 and 112,778 copies in 2009.[9] It was 107,052 copies in 2010[9] and 102,124 copies in 2011.[5]

The internet version of the paper is the 5th the most popular website in Finland as of November 2014 according to Alexa.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ kaannos.com translation)
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ a b c The Europa World Year Book 2003. Taylor & Francis. 10 July 2003. p. 1613. ISBN 978-1-85743-227-5. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ a b "Circulation Statistics 2011". Media Audit Finland. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Panu Pokkinen appointed editor-in-chief". Alma Media. 29 July 2010. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  7. ^ Bernard A. Cook (2001). Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia. Taylor & Francis. p. 384. ISBN 978-0-8153-4057-7. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "Circulations 2008". Finnish Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  9. ^ a b "National newspapers total circulation". International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Circulations. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  10. ^ "Alexa siteinfo". Retrieved 1 December 2014. 

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