Jornal de Notícias

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Jornal de Notícias
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The 27 December 2007 front page of
Jornal de Notícias
Type Daily newspaper
Format Berliner
Owner(s) Global Media Group
Editor Manuel Tavares
Founded 21 June 1888
Political alignment Centrist
Language Portuguese
Headquarters Rua Gonçalo Cristóvão 195
4049-011 Porto
Circulation 65,403 (September-October 2013)
ISSN 0874-1352
Website jn.pt

Jornal de Notícias (JN) (meaning Journal News in English) is a Portuguese daily national newspaper, one of the oldest in Portugal.

History and profile[edit]

JN was founded in Porto[1] and was first published on 21 June 1888.[2][3] The paper has since become one of the most popular newspapers, especially after the Carnation Revolution. It was one of two Portuguese newspapers published in Angola during the colonial rule.[4] The other was Diário Popular.[4]

After the Carnation revolution, JN was nationalized and later privatized in the early 1990s.[5] Then the paper and Diário de Notícias were sold to the Lusomundo group.[5][6] Both papers are now owned by Global Media Group, which was named Controlinvesta Media until January 2015.[7][8]

Since the late 1990s JN has provided several gifts as a way to retain and attract new readers. The newspaper could offer various gifts, such as collectible fascicles and cutlery.

JN is published in four editions: National, Centre, Minho, and South. Its editor-in-chief is Manuel Tavares.

Circulation[edit]

The circulation of JN was 108,000 copies in the period between January and September 2000.[1] Between January and March 2003 the paper had a circulation of 109,000 copies.[9] The circulation of the paper was 102,000 copies in 2003, making it the second best selling newspaper in the country.[10]

Its circulation was 100,188 copies in 2005.[11] It was the second best-selling newspaper in Portugal with a circulation of 92,000 copies in 2007.[12] Between September and October 2013 the circulation of the paper was 65,403 copies.[7]

Sections and supplements[edit]

Entrance to JN building in Porto.
  • News Magazine Supplement or NM (weekly, on Sunday);
  • News Saturday Supplement or NS (weekly, on Saturdays);
  • TV or NTV News Supplement (weekly, on Fridays);
  • JN classifieds Supplement (daily);
  • JN Business Supplement (weekly, on Fridays);
  • Sports Supplement (daily).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Manuel Pinto; Helena Sousa (2004). "Portugal". In M. Kelly et. al. The Euromedia Handbook (PDF). London: SAGE. pp. 180–190. Retrieved 9 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Jorge Braga de Macedo (1983). "Newspapers and Democracy in Portugal: The Role of Market Structure". In Kenneth Maxwell. The Press and the Rebirth of Iberian Democracy. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. Retrieved 25 January 2015.  – via Questia (subscription required)
  3. ^ Carlos A. Cunha; Rhonda Cunha (2010). Culture and Customs of Portugal. ABC-CLIO. p. 100. ISBN 978-0-313-33440-5. Retrieved 12 January 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Festus Eribo; William Jong-Ebot (1997). Press Freedom and Communication in Africa. Africa World Press. p. 328. ISBN 978-0-86543-551-3. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  5. ^ a b Helena Sousa (1994). "Portuguese Media: New Forms of Concentration" (CONFERENCE PAPER). University of Minho. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Battle for Media Assets Heats Up As BPI-Cofina Raises Bid for Investec". The Wall Street Journal (Lisbon). 2 September 1999. Retrieved 11 April 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "Portuguese Media". BPI Equity. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  8. ^ Anabela Carvalho (2010). "Portugal: Media System" (PDF). The International Encyclopedia of Communication. Retrieved 14 April 2015. 
  9. ^ "Top 10 Daily Newspapers in Portugal by Circulation". Top Ten.com. Retrieved 12 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "World Press Trends" (PDF). World Association of Newspapers. Paris. 2004. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  11. ^ Anabela Gradim. "Press and profitable news. A business model for online newspapers" (PDF). BOCC. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  12. ^ Anne Austin et. al. (2008). "Western Europe Market and Media Fact" (PDF). ZenithOptimedia. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 

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