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TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherRingier-Axel Springer
Founded1 March 1994
HeadquartersBudapest, Hungary

Blikk is a Hungarian daily tabloid newspaper published in Budapest, Hungary that is owned by the German-Swiss media company, Ringier-Axel Springer. It is one of three tabloid dailies on the Hungarian market including Bors and Ripost.[1]

History and profile[edit]

Blikk began publishing on 1 March 1994. The newspaper was originally owned by Szikra, but the ownership changed to Ringier in 2004.[2] The paper is a tabloid publication and has no clear political affiliation.[2] The paper is published in tabloid format[3] and has its headquarters in Budapest.[2]

In addition to the Blikk newspaper, other publications with the Blikk name are also available, such as the Sunday edition called Vasárnapi Blikk (began in the late 1990s), the entertainment magazine named Blikk TV Magazin and Blikk Nők, a publication targeted at women, which also includes Blikk Nők Extra, Blikk Nők Otthon & Kert, Blikk Nők Konyha, Blikk Nők Egészség and Blikk Nők 100 recept.

Its circulation was 85,000 copies in 1998.[4] The circulation of the paper was 242,000 copies in 2003.[3] Blikk had a circulation of 265,199 copies in 2009, making it the second most read daily in the country.[2] It was about 150,000 copies in 2013.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Digital Hungary - Utcán a Ripost – Rapid interjú Ómolnár Miklóssal
  2. ^ a b c d "Communicating Europe: Hungary Manual" (PDF). European Stability Initiative. December 2010. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  3. ^ a b "World Press Trends" (PDF). Paris: World Association of Newspapers. 2004. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  4. ^ Mihály Gálik; Beverly James (1999). "Ownership and control of the Hungarian press". The Public. 6 (2). Retrieved 12 November 2014.

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