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Destak logo.svg
TypeFree daily newspaper
FoundedSeptember 2001
Circulation69,864 (September-October 2013)

Destak is a Portuguese free daily newspaper, which is distributed in Lisbon, Porto and Coimbra, and also other Portuguese cities. It is the first free newspaper in Portugal (excluding some local publications, such as free university student journals), prior to the Portuguese edition of Metro International. The paper is chiefly offered at rail and subway stations, but also at cafeterias, universities, offices and hospitals. It has also an online newspaper.

History and profile[edit]

Destak was launched in September 2001 by António Stilwell Zilhão, Francisco Pinto Barbosa and Gonçalo Sousa Uva as a weekly newspaper, and became a daily newspaper in November 2004. The paper is part of Cofina.[1] Following the Portuguese success Destak was launched in Brazil in the cities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

Destak had a circulation of 90,043 copies in 2011.[2] Between September and October 2013 it was the second most read newspaper with a circulation of 69,864 copies.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Portuguese Media". BPI Equity. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  2. ^ Imprensa: Circulation Portugal 2011 Ligatea Media

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