Berria

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Berria
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TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Euskal Editorea SL
Founder(s)Euskarazko Komunikazio Taldea (EKT) (Now called Berria Taldea)
PublisherEuskal Editorea SL
PresidentBeatriz Zabalondo
EditorMartxelo Otamendi
General managerIban Arregi
Staff writersEnekoitz Esnaola, Gari Goikoetxea, Maite Asensio Lozano, Arantxa Iraola, Iñigo Astiz, Mikel Peruarena Ansa
FoundedJune 21, 2003
Political alignmentLeft-wing
LanguageBasque
HeadquartersMartin Ugalde kultur parkea (Gudarien etorbidea, 20140 Andoain.)
CountryBasque Country
Circulation20,000 - 25,000 daily
Sister newspapersHITZA
ISSN1696-5108
Websitewww.berria.eus

Berria (Basque: News) is the only daily newspaper published wholly in the Basque language and which can be read in the entirety of the Basque country. It was created after the closure of the previous Basque language newspaper, Egunkaria, by the Spanish government, after being accused of having ties with ETA.[1] The newspaper shutdown was regarded by many as an attack on freedom of speech and the Basque language.[2] After 7 years, in April 2010, the editorial team were found not guilty and acquitted.[3][4]

Berria is published daily, with the exception of Monday. The first issue was released on 21 June 2003. The newspaper's headquarters is in Andoain, Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous Basque region, Euskadi, in northern Spain. There are also centres in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Pamplona, Bilbao and Bayonne.

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