Życie Warszawy

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Życie Warszawy (meaning Life of Warsaw in English)[1] is a Polish language newspaper published in Warsaw.

History and profile[edit]

Życie Warszawy was founded in 1944[2] as an initiative of Polish Workers' Party. The paper is published by Gremi Media Group.[3] As of 2004 Zbigniew Jakubiec, a Polish businessman, was the owner of the paper.[2]

During the communist era the paper was a semi-official organ of the Polish government.[4] In the years 1978 and 1988 the paper consisted of 12-16 pages.[5] The number of pages was 20 in 1998.[5]

In 2004 Życie Warszawy had a circulation of 250,000 copies in weekdays and of 460,000 copies in weekends.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Annika Frieberg (2008). The Project of Reconciliation: Journalists and Religious Activists in Polish-German Relations, 1956--1972. ProQuest. p. 226. ISBN 978-0-549-53566-9. Retrieved 10 November 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "The press in Poland". BBC. 29 April 2004. Retrieved 10 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Życie Warszawy". Publicitas. Retrieved 10 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Polish Newspaper Appeals For an Open Government". The New York Times. Reuters. 3 January 1981. Retrieved 10 November 2014.
  5. ^ a b Melanie Armstrong (2001). "Polish Women in the Press" (PDF). Perspectives. Retrieved 10 November 2014.

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