Sankei Shimbun

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The Sankei Shimbun
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet (54.6 cm x 40.65 cm)
Owner(s) Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd.
Publisher Nagayoshi Sumita
Founded June 20, 1933
Language Japanese
Headquarters Osaka & Tokyo
Circulation Morning edition: 2,191,587
Evening edition:[1] 635,988
(ABC Japan, October 2005)
Official website sankei.jp.msn.com

Sankei Shimbun (産経新聞 Sankei Shinbun?), literally "Industrial and Economic Newspaper", is a daily newspaper in Japan published by the Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd. (株式会社産業経済新聞社 Kabushiki-gaisha Sangyō Keizai Shinbunsha?). It has the sixth highest circulation for a newspaper in Japan, and is considered one of the five "national" newspapers.[2]

On 1 October 2007, Sankei Shimbun's website and MSN Japan started a content partnership, MSN Sankei News.[3]

Corporate profile[edit]

Tokyo Sankei Building
Namba Sankei Building

The Sankei Shimbun is part of the Fujisankei Communications Group and is 40% owned by Fuji Media Holdings. The company is also the owner of Osaka Broadcasting Corporation (OBC, Radio Osaka).

Offices[edit]

  • Publishing newspapers: Sankei Shimbun, Sankei Sports, Yukan Fuji, Keiba Eight, etc.
  • Tokyo Head Office (registered headquarters): Tokyo Sankei Building, 7-2, Otemachi Itchome, Chiyoda, Tokyo
  • Osaka Head Office: Namba Sankei Building, 1-57, Minatomachi Nichome, Naniwa-ku, Osaka
    • Umeda Office: Breezé Tower, 4-9, Umeda Nichome, Kita-ku, Osaka
    • Western Office (Fukuoka): Sunlight Building, 23-8, Watanabe-dori, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka

Famous corporate alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evening edition is published only for Kansai region.
  2. ^ Pharr, Susan J.; Ellis S. Krauss (1996). Media and politics in Japan. University of Hawaii Press. p. 4. ISBN 0-8248-1761-3. 
  3. ^ 産経Webは「MSN産経ニュース」に変わります, Sankei Shimbun, 18 September 2007 (Japanese)

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