Krakow Post

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Krakow Post

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Type Monthly Newspaper
Format Magazine
Owner(s) Lifeboat Limited
Founded 2007
Language English
Headquarters Krakow
Circulation 50,000
Official website krakowpost.com

The Krakow Post is an English-language newspaper based in Krakow, Poland.
Owned by Lifeboat Limited since 2008, the monthly newspaper covers local and national news, politics, culture, business, sports, and human interest stories.[1]

History[edit]

Originally founded as a weekly in 2007, the newspaper was then led by Editor-in-Chief Anne Fratczak and Founding Editor Hal Foster, a former Los Angeles Times journalist.[2][3]

After coming under new ownership in 2008, the Krakow Post was redesigned as a monthly newspaper, with Anna Spysz serving as the editor-in-chief until late 2010.
In January 2011, Jamie Stokes took over her role at the newspaper's helm.[4]

In 2011, The New York Times referred to the Krakow Post and other English-language press in Eastern Europe as having acted as "springboards for a generation of American journalists interested in working in the former East Bloc — though not in the servile role of many local publications." [5]

The Krakow Post came under new management and was relaunched in a magazine format in November 2012.
Published under license by Krakow Media, the Krakow Post has a varied circulation and is distributed to approximately 200 locations in Krakow.[6]

Print characteristics[edit]

Broadsheet format (289 x 390 mm), 32 pages, full color. The ISSN of the paper 1898-4762.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Krakow Post: About". Krakowpost.com. 2008-07-27. Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  2. ^ "Pierwszy angielskojęzyczny tygodnik o Krakowie (Trans. First English-Language Weekly in Krakow)". Polskalokalna.pl. 2007-05-25. Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  3. ^ "Hal Foster, Author at Baltimore Post Examiner". Baltimorepostexaminer.com. 2013-05-25. Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  4. ^ "Jamie Stokes". Independent.co.uk. 2012-07-10. Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  5. ^ "English-Language Press Flexing Its Muscles in Eastern Europe". Nytimes.com. 2011-04-24. Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  6. ^ Krakow Post website

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