Kaleva (newspaper)

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Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Kaleva Oy
Editor Markku Mantila
Founded 1899
Political alignment Neutral
Language Finnish
Headquarters Oulu, Finland
Circulation 78,216 (2012)
Website www.kaleva.fi
Former head office of Kaleva, based in Karjasilta, Oulu
New head office in Takalaanila

Kaleva is a Finnish subscription newspaper published in Oulu, Finland.

History and profile[edit]

Kaleva was founded in 1899 by Juho Raappana. The owner of the paper is Kaleva Kustannus Oy and its publisher is Kaleva publishing house.[1][2] It is based in Oulu[1] and has a neutral stance and no political affiliation.[2]

In 1993 Kaleva had a circulation of 95,118 copies.[3] Its circulation was 83,151 copies in 2001.[4] The 2004 circulation of the paper was 82,566 copies and it was the fourth best-selling paper in the country.[5] The same year the paper had a readership of 221,000.[5]

Kaleva had the fourth biggest circulation of seven day newspapers in Finland with 81,593 copies in 2007. The circulation of Kaleva was 81,716 copies in 2008 and 80,826 copies in 2009.[6] It was 78,216 copies in 2010 and 74,787 copies in 2011.[6] The circulation of the paper was 78,216 copies in 2012.[7] The same year its website visited by 0.19 people per week.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Kaleva Printing House, Oulu, Finland". Farrat. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Example of a regional newspaper. Kaleva". Oulun normaalikoulu. 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. ^ 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 Olli Nurmi (11 October 2004). "Colour quality control – The Finnish example". VTT. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "National newspapers total circulation". International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Circulations. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Kaleva Oy". G2Mi. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 

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