Kauno diena

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Kauno diena
Type Daily newspaper
Format compact
Owner(s) Hermis Capital
Publisher Diena Media News
Editor-in-chief Žilvinė Petrauskaitė-Taranda
Founded 1945
Language Lithuanian
Circulation 38,000 (2005)
Sister newspapers Vilniaus diena
ISSN 1392-7639
Official website http://www.kaunodiena.lt

Kauno diena (English: Kaunas Daily) is a Lithuanian daily newspaper, printed in Kaunas. In 1998, it was bought by Norwegian media giant Orkla Media subsidiary Orkla Press, and in December 2006 by investment company Hermis Capital. Its daily circulation in 2005 was c. 38,000 copies.

It was formerly known as Tarybų Lietuva (Soviet Lithuania, 1945–1950) and Kauno Tiesa (Kaunas Truth, 1950–1992).

The present editor in chief of Kauno diena is Žilvinė Petrauskaitė-Taranda.

Previous editors[edit]

  • 1945 – Jonas Šimkus
  • 1945–1950 – Donatas Roda
  • 1950 – Juozas Chlivickas
  • 1951–1953 – Povilas Putrimas
  • 1954–1956 – Julius Čygas
  • 1956–1958 – V.Norvaiša
  • 1958–1960 – Juozas Leonavičius
  • 1960–1987 – Zenonas Baltušnikas
  • 1987–1998 – Teklė Mačiulienė
  • 1999–2007 – Aušra Lėka
  • 2007 – Kęstutis Jauniškis

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