Dagen (Swedish newspaper)
|Founded||11 November 1945|
Dagen or since the early 2000s Nya Dagen is a daily newspaper in Sweden with the expressed purpose of being a Christian voice in the media noise.
History and profile
The first issue of the newspaper was published on 1 November 1945. Lewi Pethrus, the leader of the pentecostal movement in Sweden was its founder and its chief editor until his death in 1974. During this period the paper was the organ of pentecostal movement in Sweden. This lasted until the 1990s when the paper expanded its profile and changed its management structure due to financial problems.
In the early 2000s the paper was relaunched under the name of Nya Dagen (meaning "The New Day" in English). The circulation of Nya Dagen was 18,400 copies in 2006.
- Olof Brunninge (2007). "Identity Dynamics in a Christian Newspaper: The Case of Dagen". NordMedia. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
- Karl Erik Gustafsson; Per Rydén (2010). A History of the Press in Sweden (PDF). Gothenburg: Nordicom. ISBN 978-91-86523-08-4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 February 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
- Dagen.se - with on-line content