Argentinisches Tageblatt

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TypeDaily newspaper
Formatbroadsheet
PublisherRoberto Alemann
Founded1878
Political alignmentCentrist
HeadquartersBuenos Aires, Argentina
Circulation15,000
WebsiteArgentinisches Tageblatt

Argentinisches Tageblatt (literally "Argentine Daily") is a German-language weekly newspaper published every Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

History[edit]

The newspaper was founded by a Swiss immigrant from Berne, Johann Alemann, and his son, Moritz, in 1878. It was first published as the Argentinisches Wochenblatt. Together with his other sons, Theodor and Ernst, Alemann then inaugurated a daily newspaper, Argentinisches Tageblatt, in 1889. The weekly Wochenblatt appeared as a weekend section of the newspaper until 1967. In 1981, despite its name, the Argentinisches Tageblatt was changed to a weekly newspaper.

The Argentinisches Tageblatt was one of the many newspapers banned by the Nazis during the period of the Third Reich. Possession of the paper was forbidden throughout the territory of the Third Reich while Hitler was in power, due to the progressive stance adopted by editor-in-chief Ernesto Alemann.

After the military coup of 1976 the publication supported the new authorities. An editorial called for "night and fog actions" in which opponents of the regime should disappear.[1] Roberto Alemann, the son of the publisher, was appointed minister for economy by the military and was thus part of the regime, under which 30,000 people died between 1976 and 1983.

Roberto Alemann has been running the Tageblatt since the death of Ernesto Alemann in 1982.

References[edit]

  • Sebastian Schöpp: Das 'Argentinische Tageblatt' 1933 bis 1945. Ein Forum der antinationalsozialistischen Emigration. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, Berlin, 1996, ISBN 3-932089-02-2.
  • Peter Bussemeyer: 50 Jahre Argentinisches Tageblatt. Werden und Aufstieg einer Auslanddeutschen Zeitung. Buenos Aires, 1939.

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