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|Founded||2 January 1868|
|Political alignment||None officially (traditionally Liberal)|
|Language||Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk)|
History and profile
Founded in 1868, Bergens Tidende is based in Bergen. The newspaper is published in two sections. Section one contains op-eds, general news, sports, and weather. Section two contains culture, views, local news, and television listings. The feature magazine BTMagasinet is published on Saturdays.
Bergens Tidende is owned by the public company Schibsted, which also owns Aftenposten, Stavanger Aftenblad, and Fædrelandsvennen. At least 30% of the shares of Schibsted are owned by foreign investment banks and insurance companies, such as Goldman Sachs. The paper began to be published in tabloid format in 2006.
In 2005 Bergens Tidende reached about 260,000 readers every day, mainly in the county of Vestland. Circulation numbers peaked at 100,000 copies in 1988. Its circulation was about 87,000 copies in 2007. In 2008 the paper had a circulation of 85,825 copies, and later dropped to 70,220 copies by 2015.
List of editors-in-chief
- Edvard Larssen, Jan - Apr 1868
- Johan Hekleberg, 1868–1869
- David Chrystie Habe, 1869–1871
- Olav Lofthus, 1872–1894
- Finn Bøgh Henriksen, 1894–1902
- K. F. Dahl, 1902–1903
- Finn Bøgh Henriksen, 1903–1942
- Vidkunn Nitter Schreiner, 1942–1945
- Håkon Torsvik, 1945–1956
- Ingemund Fænn, 1956–1977
- Kjartan Rødland, 1977–1986
- Einar Eriksen, 1986–1991
- Magne Gaasemyr, 1991–1994
- Hans Erik Matre, 1994–1997
- Einar Hålien, 1997–2008
- Trine Eilertsen, 2008–2012
- Gard Steiro, 2012–2015
- Øyulf Hjertenes, 2015–2019
- Frøy Gudbrandsen, 2019–incumbent
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