Neue Luzerner Zeitung

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Neue Luzerner Zeitung
(Neue LZ)
Type Daily newspaper
Editor-in-chief Thomas Bornhauser
Founded 1996; 18 years ago (1996)
Language German
Headquarters Lucerne, Switzerland
Circulation 131,004 (2006)
Sister newspapers Regional editions:
 • Neue Nidwaldner Zeitung
 • Neue Obwaldner Zeitung
 • Neue Schwyzer Zeitung
 • Neue Urner Zeitung
 • Neue Zuger Zeitung
ISSN 1421-7430
OCLC number 605736113
Website (in German)

Neue Luzerner Zeitung (Neue LZ) is a Swiss German-language daily newspaper, published in Lucerne.

History and operations[edit]

Neue Luzerner Zeitung was created in 1996 through the merger of Luzerner Zeitung (LZ) and Luzerner Neuste Nachrichten (LNN). Luzerner Zeitung (1991–1996) had replaced the two daily newspapers Luzerner Tagblatt and Vaterland.

According to WEMF AG, as of 2004, the newspaper had a certified distribution of 134,526 and a readership of 290,000. The 2006 circulation of the paper was 131,004 copies.[1]

Its editor-in-chief is Thomas Bornhauser.

The newspaper is published in six regional editions:

Regional title Canton
 – Lucerne
Neue Nidwaldner Zeitung Nidwalden
Neue Obwaldner Zeitung Obwalden
Neue Schwyzer Zeitung Schwyz
Neue Urner Zeitung Uri
Neue Zuger Zeitung Zug

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Swiss newspaper market in flux". Swiss Review 5: 9. October 2007. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 

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