7days

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7days
Type Daily newspaper
Owner(s) Associated Newspapers
Publisher Al Sidra Media LLC
Founded 2003
Language English
Ceased publication 22 December 2016
Website www.7days.ae

7DAYS was an English language free daily newspaper published in the United Arab Emirates. It was in circulation between 2003 and 22 December 2016.

History and profile[edit]

7DAYS was the region's first free daily newspaper. It was part-owned by the UK's Daily Mail General Trust (DMGT). The paper was founded by Ashley Northcote and John Woodward as a weekly tabloid published every Friday in 2003.[1]

The circulation of the daily, which was confirmed by the BPA, was 62,532 copies for the last six months of 2011.[2] For the first six-month period of 2013 the paper had a circulation of 61,494 copies.[3]

The paper was known for holding an editorial line independent of the remainder of the country's print media. It was folded on 22 December 2016.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Free Sports Daily in Dubai". The Arab Press Network. 22 June 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "BPA Worldwide 2nd for the six-month period ended 31 December 2011 Concurrent Release Data for the Middle East" (PDF). BPA Worldwide. 23 May 2012. Archived (PDF) from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "BPA Worldwide Concurrent Release Data for the Middle East" (PDF). BPA Worldwide. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "UAE newspaper 7Days closes down". Gulf Business. 23 November 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2017.