Correio da Manhã

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This article is about the current, Portuguese newspaper. For the former, Brazilian newspaper (1901–1974), see Correio da Manhã (Brazil).
Correio da Manhã
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The 26 December 2007 front page of
Correio da Manhã
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Cofina
Founded 1979; 36 years ago (1979)
Language Portuguese
Headquarters Lisbon
Circulation 116,821 (September-October 2013)
Sister newspapers Jornal de Negócios
ISSN 0870-192X

Correio da Manhã (English: "Morning Mail") is a Portuguese language daily tabloid newspaper published in Lisbon, Portugal.

History and profile[edit]

Correio da Manhã was established in 1979.[1][2] The paper is based in Lisbon.[2] It is owned by the Cofina group[3] and is published by its subsidiary.[4] The company acquired the paper in 2000.[5] Its sister newspaper is Jornal de Negócios.[4] Both papers are published in tabloid format.[6]

The newspaper focuses mainly on crime, scandals and attention-grabbing headlines.[citation needed] It has a populist stance.[7]


Correio da Manhã is regarded as the most read general newspaper in the country.[8] In the period of 1995–1996 the paper had a circulation of 69,000 copies, making it the best-selling paper in the country.[9]

Between January and March 2003 the paper had a circulation of 118,000 copies.[10] In 2003 it was the best selling newspaper in Portugal with a circulation of 107,000 copies.[6] Its 2004 circulation was more than 100,000 copies.[11] Next year its circulation was 119,431 copies.[12]

Correio da Manhã had a circulation of 111,585 copies in 2006.[12] In 2007 the daily was the best-selling newspaper in Portugal with a circulation of 115,000 copies.[13] Its 2008 circulation rose to 122,090 copies.[14] In 2009 it was also the best-selling newspaper in the country.[15]

Between September and October 2013 Correio da Manhã had a circulation of 116,821 copies.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Portugal and Spain. Britannicia Educational Publishing. 1 June 2013. p. 44. ISBN 978-1-61530-993-1. Retrieved 30 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Manuel Pinto; Helena Sousa (2004). "Portugal". In M. Kelly et. al. The Euromedia Handbook (PDF). London: SAGE. pp. 180–190. Retrieved 9 December 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Portuguese Media". BPI Equity. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Gustavo Cardoso (January 2007). The Media in the Network Society: Browsing, News, Filters and Citizenship. p. 272. ISBN 978-1-84753-792-8. Retrieved 30 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Institutional presentation" (PDF). Cofina. 2011. Retrieved 11 April 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "World Press Trends" (PDF). World Association of Newspapers. Paris. 2004. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Press in Portugal - Historical Overview". GMCS. 7 July 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  8. ^ Imprensa: Circulation Portugal 2011 Retrieved 5 September 2012
  9. ^ Media Policy: Convergence, Concentration & Commerce. SAGE Publications. 24 September 1998. p. 7. ISBN 978-1-4462-6524-6. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  10. ^ "Top 10 Daily Newspapers in Portugal by Circulation". Top Retrieved 12 January 2015. 
  11. ^ Lynda Lee Kaid; Christina Holtz-Bacha (14 June 2006). The SAGE Handbook of Political Advertising. SAGE Publications. p. 99. ISBN 978-1-4522-6154-6. Retrieved 30 November 2014. 
  12. ^ a b Anabela Gradim. "Press and profitable news. A business model for online newspapers" (PDF). BOCC. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  13. ^ Anne Austin et. al. (2008). "Western Europe Market and Media Fact" (PDF). ZenithOptimedia. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  14. ^ Anabela Carvalho (2010). "Portugal: Media System" (PDF). The International Encyclopedia of Communication. Retrieved 14 April 2015. 
  15. ^ Rui Alexandre Novais; Hugo Ferro (2013). "Media Stratups in a Creative Destructive Scenario" (PDF). II. International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 

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