Fredriksstad Blad

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Fredriksstad Blad
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid (1986–present)
Owner(s) Mediehuset Østfold
Editor Renè Svendsen
Founded 1889
Political alignment Non-partisan
Headquarters Fredrikstad, Norway
Circulation 22,877 (2005)

Fredriksstad Blad is the biggest local daily newspaper in Fredrikstad, Norway.

History and profile[edit]

Fredriksstad Blad was established in 1889, but had a predecessor in Ugeblad for Fredriksstad, Sarpsborg og Omegn which started in 1843. It was published six times a week from 1905,[1] and published daily since 1997. It changed to tabloid format in 1986, and launched its Internet site in 1996.[2]

The competitor of Fredriksstad Blad is Demokraten. The chief editor of the former is Renè Svendsen. The paper is owned by Mediehuset Østfold, which is owned 99.3% by Edda Media.[3]

In addition to Fredrikstad, Fredriksstad Blad covers the municipality of Råde.[1] The paper had a circulation of 22,883 copies and had 22,266 subscribers in 2005.[3]


  1. ^ a b Østbye, Helge (1984). Massemediene (in Norwegian). Oslo: Tiden. p. 25. ISBN 82-10-02375-6. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Fredriksstad Blad". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 8 March 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Fredriksstad Blad". Norwegian Media Registry (in Norwegian). Norwegian Media Authority. Retrieved 8 March 2009.